January 22, 2008

US Economy in Freefall?

It looks like the market is going to open on a very negative note this morning: "Futures point to sharply lower open Tuesday" Making this "Red Tuesday" instead of Blue Monday . Perhaps this is finally happening because of this: Missing Trillions where trillions of dollars have been recorded as missing and trillions more are disappearing? Or perhaps because of this: Record Bonuses Paid to […]

January 15, 2008

TASER to visit Toronto

Arizona-based Taser International will be in Toronto hawking their latest products (maybe even the ones with the MP3s?) to the Toronto Police Force. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2008/01/15/tto-tasers.html?ref=rss It amazes me how easy it has become for companies like this to sell fear to all levels of government. I wonder if their timing has anything to do with the Falconer Report on Toronto Schools. Maybe it was all one […]

January 14, 2008

Media Coverage – deFacebook

I came across this article and appreciated the frank observations from the author, Tom Hodgkinson: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/jan/14/facebook? The question is, and I’m open to ideas from visitors, how do you de-Facebook? Once you’re on, how do you get off and flip the bird to this so-called phenomenon? At a certain point, it’s impossible to remove information, so what do you do?

January 12, 2008

Taser Death – Miami

A man who resisted arrest on Friday, January 11, 2008 was subdued and later tasered by officers. He became unresponsive, so was taken in to the Doctor’s Hospital in Coral Gables, where he was pronounced dead. More here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/breaking_news/story/375399.html