Humour Politics

No News – Good News?

*click* — “Michael Jackson arrived at the courthouse with plenty of…” *click* — “…and Scott Peterson seemed to display no emo…” *click* — “…saying Pope John Paul was still “lucid” despite…” *click* — “…file for divorce from Brad Pitt…” *click* ………….. huh – for some reason I thought there was something going on with judicial […]

Politics Social/Culture

Snow Job 2005

Lately, mainstream media has been filling it’s “news” channels with wonderful success stories of democracy spreading throughout the middle-east and consequently the emergence of a president who was previously misunderstood and now proven to have been right. The image of bully America is giving way to the image of an America who is steering the […]

Social/Culture Technology

All the information we create in a year!

How much information 2003? More specifically.., how much information is created globally in a year? Print, film, magnetic, and optical storage media produced about 5 exabytes of new information in 2002. Ninety-two percent of the new information was stored on magnetic media, mostly in hard disks. The United States produces about 40% of the world’s […]

Analysis Environment Politics

FoxNews: What Mercury?

Last night I was watching FoxNews and I noticed how they were systematically going through all the claims against the Bush Administration and discrediting everyone of them. Gee – I wonder who’s side Fox is on? Anyway the subject of mercury in the environment came up. This is a perfect example of the kind of […]