"OpenID is not taking over the world because it's pretty much the exact opposite of a good product." Yishan Wong's answer to What's wrong with OpenID?
DoD PDF of DADT: "Based on all we saw and heard- our assessment is that- when coupled with the prompt implementation of the recommendations we offer below- the risk of repeal of Don't Ask- Don't Tell to overall military effectiveness is low." http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2010/0610_gatesdadt/DADTReport_FINAL_20101130(secure-hires.pdf
I felt dumb not understanding what a 'cable' was with the latest Wikileaks release. Here ya go: "All of the diplomatic cables are marked 'Sipdis' which denotes secret internet protocol distribution via the closed US SIPRNet- the Department of Defense's classified version of the civilian Internet." SIPRNet The Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) is […]
Shangrila at End Up on Saturday night. Jack Chang spins at 2am. Need to calculate when to take a nap so I can stay awake! The Endup | Event | Shangri-La The Endup. The Legendary Club In San Francisco
USS Kirk Reunion Honors Life And Death The parents and siblings of a baby who died during one of the greatest humanitarian missions in the history of the U.S. military reunite with USS Kirk crew members after 35 years to thank them for rescuing their family.
The real secret behind Six Apart: Dogs. Where My Dogs At? As the era of Six Apart comes to a close- and I look back on my almost five years here- there is a group that I feel deserves just as much recognition as the rest of us… plus some treats and belly rubs. I'm […]
From the glorious Mark Morford: "Basically- you shame and humiliate them- over and over again- in a giant public space- in front of their families- herding them like confused bison through an increasingly absurd- demeaning series of tests and checkpoints. And you do it all under the auspices of protecting them from a few extremist […]
I know it isn't the original original but seeing the red box makes my heart melt a bit. Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Official Home Page As foretold in the prophecies- the legendary red box has returned. Seize it and relive the adventures of a mightier Age. Wicked steel and fell magic- terrible creatures and […]
'Diaspora let's you sort your connections into groups called aspects.' Why aren't they just called groups? It frustrates me when language obscures utility. http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/23/diaspora-alpha/ Facebook Alternative Diaspora Launches Their Private Alpha With Some Bet Hedging
"President Bush and Tucker Max are basically the same person." President Frat Boy by Paul Constant