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How to prevent corruption: simplify

June 15, 2011


The US Government provides public education because we believe that democracies require an educated populace. Many decentralized notions including democratic governance and free markets require that people have the information they need to make good decisions. I see the obfuscation of information through legalese, hundred-page bills, and, less perniciously, through lazy design as a primary […]

Job Duties: Must be repressed or good at faking it

May 14, 2011


Google has replaced their CEO just in time. Eric Schmidt never sounded more disconnected from youth reality than when he expressed that: “every young person one day will be entitled automatically to change his or her name on reaching adulthood in order to disown youthful hijinks stored on their friends’ social media sites.” Say what? I […]

A fake psychic says my future is hopeful

April 2, 2011


Growing up, my bedtime was right after Murder, She Wrote. When others my age were watching 90210, I preferred Matlock. I have more than a passing familiarity with reruns of Perry Mason, McMillan and Wife, Father Dowling’s Mysteries, and Columbo. Over the years, I’ve tuned in for every derivation of Law & Order and CSI. […]