Yesterday, I noted that the 21st Century war in Iraq has cost the United States 818 billion dollars, in addition to the loss of life, the loss of health, the loss of stability and the loss of trust. Forget all the unquantifiable losses for a moment and focus on the money. This is a lot […]
Yep, a Free Krampus Card, all yours, one per person.
Well, Free-ish. I hate it when people leave the fine print to the last, so let me say upfront you gotta pay shipping and sales tax, which is slightly bogus, but this is the best deal we could get with our distributor…
… but […]
Got hard times? Maybe you can’t shop at the high end stores that offer eco fair trade local products, but you might not have to go to a big box discount store either.
Try EcoFreek. It’s a metasearch engine with a particular specialty: Helping people look at multiple sources for things that are available […]
The above is a map of my hike this morning up and down Ragged Mountain in Maine. It’s been automatically generated through a combination of my HTC Ozone, a smart phone running on a Windows Mobile operating system, and SportyPal, a piece of software (called an “app” by those in the know because somewhere […]
I love the tinkering spirit of the internet. Dissatisfied with gaps in software capabilities, or dismayed by the extravagant costs of corporate software, self-regulating groups write and improve their own programs and make them available to the world for free, for the joy of it. Open source programmers are anti-authoritarian populists of our age, demolishing […]
Is it really the thought that counts? Then think about spending nothing on the ones you love this holiday season. They’ll thank you for it.
Librivox is an open-source website containing thousands of audio recordings of books in the public domain. Volunteers read books aloud, then upload mp3 files to the Librivox website for you […]