davidl on December 14th, 2011

From the BBC: A Saudi woman has been executed for practising “witchcraft and sorcery”, the country’s interior ministry says. A statement published by the state news agency said Amina bint Abdul Halim bin Salem Nasser was beheaded on Monday in the northern province of Jawf. The ministry gave no further details of the charges which […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

STFU Arlen,from Andy Barr, Politico: As voters considered his fate throughout Pennsylvania, Sen. Arlen Specter warned on Tuesday that without him Democrats may not be able to fend off a tea party “takeover.” We, the American people, can get along without you very well. STFU President Felipe Calderon. you are a quest in my country.  […]

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/17/business/media/17coupon.html?pagewanted=all From the article: And all that information follows that customer into the mall. For example, if a man walks into a Filene\’s Basement to buy a suit for his wedding and shows a coupon he retrieved online, the company\’s marketing agency can figure out whether he used the search terms “Hugo Boss suit” or […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2010

Welcome, one at all, to the most intense nightly raid anywhere on the web … The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble For those who didn’t see it on Facebook, I passed the driving test for my new employer.I’m fairly excited about it actually, for a lot of reasons. with any degree of luck all be able to […]

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davidl on February 20th, 2010

International Atomic Energy Agency pulls head out.  There as been a change at at the head of the IAEA.  Wereas the old head, Mohamed ElBaradei, had his head buried whee ithe Sun never shines nad by the way is alos smells bad, the new head Yukiya Amano, has stopped and smell Iran’s nuclear weapons programs. […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2010

Dodd Harris over at OTB makes the excellent point that: At the core, corporations are just human constructs. We invented them to further our own purposes. They exist as concepts rather than physical objects, but have no more or less moral agency than any other human invention. Just as a gun or a piece of […]

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