koppie — Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:52
I've ranted before about Google's long game; see Google's Endgame. I 2011, I predicted that Google was aiming at a unified user interface. I was partially right. Google is still aiming at a unified UI, but their goals are going so much deeper than that. I just wiped my cell phone, and the experience gave me a taste of the future, Google style.
koppie — Wed, 05/15/2013 - 00:43
All you need to know is there's a cut scene where a character talks about someone he lost, while Free Bird plays in the background.
koppie — Tue, 04/16/2013 - 21:03
I was just having a conversation with Yelena last week about how other nations perceive Americans as weak. I argued that what others perceive as our weakness, is actually our strength.
koppie — Wed, 02/20/2013 - 03:23
The Art of Manliness says upgrading from a disposable cartridge razor to an old fashioned safety razor is like upgrading from a Pinto to a Cadillac.
koppie — Thu, 12/13/2012 - 01:14
There's been a fair bit of buzz on a petition to let Texas secede from the Union. The logic is (a) they want to, and (b) the rest of us would be better off without them. It's hilarious nonsense, of course, but let's look at why.
koppie — Wed, 11/28/2012 - 05:01
Add this to the list of things that are better made by yourself, along with applesauce and peanut butter. Our local organic box brought us a bag of fresh, ripe cranberries, oh-so-perfectly timed just before Thanksgiving. And a week before that, a fresh pomegranate. We'd already used half the pomegranate in fresh salads, but had just enough left for this recipe.