Monthly Archives: February 2003

Apple Lesion Tudor Flaggadda Knighted Stadzava Meriga

Pennsylvania has the most stringent pledge of allegiance laws in the US. I nearly always just mumbled the pledge, or moved my lips (or later, just stood there doing nothing). But even more disturbing were the folks who said it … Continue reading

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Color me blind

I’m red-green colorblind. About 8-10% of men (and 0.5% of women) have color-deficient vision. The technical term is Dichromatism. It’s no big deal; usually if someone asks me, “Well, what color is this sweater I’m wearing” it’s really easy to … Continue reading

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Politech list

Declan McCullagh’s Politech mailing list (a newsletter / discussion group on politics and technology) recently posted a link to an interview with Jack Valenti and some comments on it. Politech is definitely worth a read.

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Democracy

“Democracy is government by the people and for the people, on the principle that the people should get the kind of government they deserve, good and hard.” – Robert Frezza, The VMR Theory

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Bailing out

Here are a bunch of ways to bail out from orbit, including MOOSE (my favorite) and the Paracone (very minimal).

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Please remember

Please remember that flying on the shuttle is a hazardous job. Space travel is not safe, nor is it likely to be in the near future. More later. I’m having Challenger flashbacks. This sucks.

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