Democracy & Despotism

How to tell if your community or country is sliding towards despotism – a useful guide both then and now.

Let’s Play

I try my hand at producing a “Let’s Play” video for the first (and probably last) time.

Happy Birthday to GNU!

GNU (that’s “GNU is Not Unix,” in case you were wondering) turns 25 years old this year. Apparently, Stephen Fry has made a little video to help celebrate – and I think it’s wonderful and you should definitely go watch it right now. In fact, you may want to watch it and send it to… Continue reading Happy Birthday to GNU!

Animusic – Pipe Dream

I had this video on my computer from long, long ago, and I only just realized that of course it must be on YouTube now. It’s sort of a Rube Goldberg-like musical instrument – if you’ve never seen it before, I highly recommend it. I still think it’s a really cool video!

Do You Like Waffles?

I laughed my head off when I saw this video. Then I showed it to Amanda. Her response? “You’ve lost your damn mind.” Maybe so, but at least I’m having fun!!