Hiding behind the curtain

A topic that I find myself thinking about when considering what to write about here has to do with the ‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain‘ line that I’ve had on this blog since I started it. See, I’ve talked with plenty of people about online privacy and blogging and how much of… Continue reading Hiding behind the curtain

Why do people take the wrong things about Facebook so seriously?

  Ok, the first thing I want to say is that when it comes to Feckbook, people just need to settle down. It’s a platform that has changed not just the landscape of the Internet, but has altered the way many people live their lives. It’s not going anywhere in the foreseeable future, so either… Continue reading Why do people take the wrong things about Facebook so seriously?

beeps and burps

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0FVm_H_D18&w=420&h=315] The video above starts with the woman asking her father how he’s getting along with the new iPad he was given recently. He answers that it’s just fine while he finishes cutting vegetables on it, rinses it off, and then loads it into the dishwasher. Have been hearing a lot of noise from luddites lately.… Continue reading beeps and burps

drunk trains in the night

Roughly two thousand people showed up Saturday night to protest Munich’s new law that you can’t drink on the S-Bahn (Schnell-Bahn directly translated as fast trains, but I like to say suburban trains). The term *people* I use very loosely. As the night wore on, ten trains had to be taken out of commission. Lights… Continue reading drunk trains in the night