Hitachi has the 500 gig drive… and the details…. (PDF) At a buck a gig, it’s a little rich, but then again, the leading edge generally is. I’ll tell ya this; if I’m going THAT being, I’m going for the RAID card and a few of these drives. The idea of losing that much data [...]
James Ridgeway argues that the Shaivo case may not be the political negative the Democrats were hoping. He notes that… …Daniel Henninger wrote in Friday’s Wall Street Journal: “Democrats and others have accused Republicans and President Bush of playing politics with the Schiavo case. Let’s hope so. Unlike most, this is a necessary politics that [...]
Mark Noonan at GOP Bloggers According to this news report, the human race has used up 2/3 of the world’s natural resources. The prescription offered, of course, is greater environmental controls, yadda, yadda, yadda…whatever. If we’ve really used up 2/3 of the resources, then nothing we are likely to do, other than commit mass suicide, [...]
Ann Coulter: : “On the bright side, after two weeks of TV coverage of the Terri Schiavo case, I think we have almost all liberals in America on record saying we can pull the plug on them. Of course, if my only means of entertainment were Air America radio, Barbra Streisand albums and reruns of [...]
As a PC support professional, I find stories of reactions to breakdowns interesting… such as this one from MSNBC The Ontrack study results parallel a study conducted recently by the University of Maryland’s Laboratory for Automation Psychology and Decision Processes. A full 10 percent of respondents to that poll indicated that had committed violence against [...]
Left Behind says there’s a huge story going on in the middle east you’re not being told about. Scores of Muslims are converting to evangelical Christianity and will be celebrating their first Easter this year, even amidst widespread persecution and the very real threat of death. Interesting and encouraging, if true… and at the moment, [...]
I have recieved many, many notes in E-mail, passing along sympathies over the passing of my mother-in-law from BitsBlog readers. For both Donna and myself, I thank you. Your support means a great deal to us.
Jane Ann Galt over at Asymmetrical Information notes a post over at Crooked TImber which advocates a European-style paid parental leave system CT defends this nonsense by making light of the percentage of the financial impact: The experience of parental leave in other countries offers some lessons about its possible effects on the economy, employers, [...]
Sorry, guys. Events in my personal life, have pushed blogging off the map for Monday and most of Tuesday, though I expect I’ll have comments on the day’s events on Tuesday afternoon and evening.
I’m sorry to say, I have some sad news for my readers, today. My mother in law has passed on, on Friday night. Even while she was dying, we were forced by events to watch the situation in Florida unfold, and one can hardly not comment on the parallels… and the differences. I have some [...]
Long time readers to this site will have noticed that I’ve been somewhat more … how do I say this… In pain, I guess is the best way to say it. This last week has been particularly painful for my family. I’ve not said anything about it on BitsBlog, though I did make mention in [...]
Thoughtful stuff from Thomas Sowell this morning. Unfortunate, isn’t it, that thoughtful doesn’t matter in our judicial system, hmm?
The Canadian Press reports more on the level of lies coming form the Martin government. When I spoke of the level of lies coming from Canada of late, the other day, this saga is a large part of what I was talking about. I noted Stephen Harper lunching on Martin in the House yesterday over [...]
Darren says this morning: I think it’s time to work on the billion dollar wrongful death lawsuit against Michael Schiavo. With all the information coming out about the lack of help Terri got from her “husband”, I think a lawsuit would be successful…and warranted. Agreed, Darren. Good idea, and overdue. Just make sure we save [...]