Andrew Sullivan writes about how the U.S. Senate passed an amendment to a military appropriations bill that would bar the U.S. military from indecent treatment of detainees. The amendment passed by a 90-9 vote. This amendment still needs to be passed by the House, and President Bush has threatened to veto it, but it is a huge sign that many people in our government have real perspective on this issue. Scroll down to my blog entry a while ago about Gitmo for more in-depth discussions about how the Bush administration has tried to justify torture.
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Asides...⚡ May 8, 2021
They’re Made Out of Meat
Life on Mars?
WandaVision is good
WandaVision has been pretty good, hopefully the final episode will pay it off!⚡ December 16, 2020
Largehearted Boy end of year lists
If you like end-of-year lists as much as I do, then you need to know about Largehearted Boy.⚡ November 2, 2020
Vote! “The most important office, and the one which all of us can and should fill, is that of private citizen.” Louis Brandeis.⚡ October 8, 2020
RIP Eddie Van Halen
RIP Eddie Van Halen.⚡ May 21, 2020
Thank you Way Back Machine
Video post cleanup
Cleaned up a bunch of dead video embeds on posts from year’s past.⚡ May 3, 2020
Kevin Kelly’s 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice
Kevin Kelly’s “68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice” is full of gems, pinned here for future and frequent reference.⚡ June 28, 2019
The Galaxy Buds are great devices. They may not be quite as seamless as AirPods, but they come close for Samsung phone users. Our augmented future includes computers in our ears.⚡ February 26, 2019
Foldable screens are here, but the products are very early versions. I expect I’ll buy something foldable no earlier than 2021.⚡ May 19, 2018
Favicons on Favorites page
File under “I should have done this year’s ago”. I added favicons to my Favorites page.⚡ April 16, 2018
I added “Asides…” to the site’s sidebar using some custom code for WordPress, leveraging Post Type. Read more here.⚡ November 27, 2016
My next personal computer is probably going to be a Chromebook
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