No Glee from Environmentalists for Coca-Cola "Plant Bottle"
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Google Is Tracking Android Users' Location Data, Say Researchers
Friday, April 22, 2011
Did the Universe Begin as a Simple 1-D Line?
"But politicians can read polls, and they know that those proposals are extremely unpopular. So they've stopped offering them directly and are hiding behind the "trigger" mechanism instead. We are already seeing evidence that the austerity economics program is hurting the British economy in pretty much the same way that we would expect it to hurt ours."
..."Retail sales plunged 3.5 percent in March, the sharpest monthly downturn in Britain in 15 years. And a new report ... forecasts that real household income will fall by 2 percent this year. That would make Britain's income squeeze the worst for two consecutive years since the 1930s."...
"When politicians hide that kind of agenda behind a Rube Goldberg device like the trigger, they're just compounding bad judgment with political cowardice. No wonder they're are all anybody can talk about in Washington this week. "
Why Apple Tracks You Via iPhone: It's Not Why You Think
A Look at Absurd US Healthcosts (vs. Rest of the World)
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Google Brings Map Maker to the US. Crowd Sourced Maps Are the Future (video)
The Rules of Photographic Composition
The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science
"National Journal reported that Nigel Gault – an economist at IHS Global Insight, whose model Heritage used — was incredulous about the output:"
Monday, April 18, 2011
"The coverage of these two stories tells us all we need to know about the media's negative effect on the political process. Sloppy journalism doesn't just cheapen our discourse. It changes the way that politicians govern, too. "
Trulia Report: Mapping Home Price Reductions
Obama Returns To His Moral Vision: Democrats Read Carefully!
How Congress can balance the budget in eight years by literally doing nothing. This is not a joke.