Monthly Archives: November 2012

Andy

November 29, 2012

WinterFair! – A Welcoming Congregation in Louisville- Kentucky!

Indiana/Louisville folk: One more change to get the handwoven rugs- mats and garments from mom and dad: Mom and Dad are selling handwoven goodies on Friday and Sat at WinterFair at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian near Holiday Manor in Louisville. In case you missed the home show or need nice indoor art show to find goodies for presents. (Fri 2-8 and Sat 9-5). http://www.tjuc.org/winterfair/

WinterFair! – A Welcoming Congregation in Louisville- Kentucky!

Andy

November 29, 2012

Prop 8- DOMA Cases Go Before Supreme Court On Friday

Hold on to your butts.

Prop 8- DOMA Cases Go Before Supreme Court On Friday

Demonstrators for marriage equality outside San Francisco City Hall in 2010. Photo: David lytle In the ongoing legal battle between boyfriends who just want to marry each other and people who have an antiquated definition of marriage- the Supreme Court is expected to decide this week whether to rev…

Andy

November 27, 2012

Steven Spielberg's White Men of Democracy

"Emancipation was not a white man's affair. It was a multiracial affair- in which blacks- slave and free- played a central role. Spielberg and Kushner are not being faithful to the historical record; they are distorting it. Not by lying but by constructing the field glasses through which they would have us look at- and misperceive- the past."

Steven Spielberg's White Men of Democracy

Two weeks ago I wrote- "When Steven Spielberg makes a movie about the Holocaust- he focuses on a German. When he makes a movie about abolition- he focuses on a white man. Say what you will- he's co…

Andy

November 27, 2012

Mobile Ad Network InMobi Announces Free 'Lifetime Value Platform' To Help Developers Deliver Targete

Coverage in TechCrunch:

Mobile Ad Network InMobi Announces Free 'Lifetime Value Platform' To Help Developers Deliver Targete

Thanks in part to some recent acquisitions- InMobi has been expanding its services for mobile developers. Its latest feature is something called the Lifetime Value Platform- which will help developers divide their audience into different segments and customize the experience accordingly — in InM..

Andy

November 25, 2012

The war on men

This basically boils down to 'Bitches- man. Amirite?': "I've accidentally stumbled upon a subculture of men who've told me- in no uncertain terms- that they're never getting married. When I ask them why- the answer is always the same. Women aren't women anymore."

The war on men

The battle of the sexes is alive and well.

Andy

November 25, 2012

overview for learningcalligraphy

A Redditor is learning calligraphy by writing out comments from various threads. http://www.reddit.com/user/learningcalligraphy

overview for learningcalligraphy

reddit: the front page of the internet

Andy

November 25, 2012

The Fake Skills Shortage

'Whenever you see some business person quoted complaining about how he or she can't find workers with the necessary skills- ask what wage they're offering. Almost always- it turns out that what said business person really wants is highly (and expensively) educated workers at a manual-labor wage. No wonder they come up short.'

The Fake Skills Shortage

What about wages?