Alas, No : Jevons, Hanlon, and Conway walk into a bar…

There should be a webcomic that starts out with Jevons, Hanlon, and Conway walking into a bar.

In the final frame, they discover Sturgeon has been sitting there all along.

There are comments.

All posts

  1. The marketplace of ideas cuts both ways.
  2. No, the Internet is not really democratic.
  3. Empathy as an indicator of political opinions
  4. In what order do you read book series?
  5. The Republican party is intellectually bankrupt.
  6. Telling people they've been suckered is not a winning argument, even if it's true.
  7. Trump is a deadbeat, and the Republicans are his latest creditors.
  8. A missing chapter of parenting books
  9. It's weird how Republicans keep supporting a racist asshole.
  10. At least some of these rogue government Twitter accounts probably aren't for real.
  11. Paul Ryan is a terrible person.
  12. I just called Scott Pruitt's office.
  13. My question for Sean Spicer
  14. Poor people's iPhones
  15. The job is so much more enjoyable when there aren't any rules you have to follow.
  16. Most anti-immigration arguments make no sense to me.
  17. Two true statements about Trump and the press
  18. Removing street lanes to reduce congestion
  19. I just called the Governor’s office about his position on making Massachusetts a sanctuary state.
  20. Stop calling it "the winter White House."
  21. This sentence is a lie.
  22. Charles Pierce on the DeVos confirmation
  23. "You'll like it better with me."
  24. Josh Marshall is right.
  25. Trump attacks the judiciary
  26. Trump is a lot of things, but claiming that he is mentally ill is silly.
  27. What Trump's authoritianism will look like
  28. Link: Liberals on the edge of a nervous breakdown
  29. Ohio! Call Rob Portman about DeVos!
  30. A question for Facebook and Twitter
  31. Let's not make our job even more difficult than it already is.
  32. Link: Is It Time for the Democrats to Wage All-Out War Against Trump?
  33. Link: Throw sand in the gears of everything.
  34. I just called Warren and Markey's offices about delaying the Sessions and Tillerson votes.
  35. What's the record for the shortest time to a Constitutional crisis?
  36. What does the Secretary of Defense think of Trump's Muslim ban?
  37. A proposal regarding the executive orders
  38. If you're okay with this, I'm not sure I have much to say to you.
  39. I just called Gov. Charlie Baker's office about declaring Massachusetts a sanctuary state.
  40. Trump's voter fraud lies don't even make internal sense.
  41. Link: Trump is a dangerous, delusional lunatic.
  42. Millionaires are terrible people.
  43. I called Sen. Warren's office about her decision to support Ben Carson for HUD.
  44. Calling senators to oppose Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions
  45. Who do I know in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, or Washington?
  46. Calling senators about Betsy DeVos
  47. PopMatters' list of the 50 best post-punk albums
  48. Link: How to culture jam a populist
  49. Thank you, everybody.
  50. Women's March on Washington, Sister Rally - Greenfield, MA
  51. People getting punched is generally bad, but I'm not going to lose much sleep over this one.
  52. And with that done…
  53. The inauguration
  54. "Deals"
  55. Music: William Basinski's *The Disintegration Loops*
  56. Thanks to National Geographic, I now know that Goldfish have been VANILLA GRAHAM FLAVOR BLASTED!!!
  57. Advice from the EFF on talking to your Congressional representatives
  58. Today in business newspeak: "Delightful"
  59. There are words to describe what Trump is doing. We just have to start using them.
  60. Trump’s denial-of-service attack on democracy and government
  61. Call your Senators, tell them you don't support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
  62. The main argument I've seen for Trump not being a fascist is people's reluctance to use the word "fascist."
  63. Republicans have no interest in actually governing.
  64. Discussing health insurance with the British
  65. A Nemosine Singularity with a medium nib
  66. Resisting Trump and the Republicans is just work.
  67. If the Republicans say they are going to repeal Obamacare, we should take them at their word.
  68. Book review: Emma Cline's *The Girls*
  69. Last night, I wrote a letter for the first time in ages.
  70. Christmas, 2016
  71. It's not fake news, it's propaganda.
  72. Telling people they have been conned doesn't generally work.
  73. What Trump says on Twitter is not the only problem, but it’s still a problem.
  74. Betsy DeVos is awful.
  75. Trump decides to grace the *New York Times* an interview.
  76. Things that have happened since yesterday
  77. The Sessions nomination and the Senate
  78. All of Trump's cabinet picks should be blocked.
  79. The protests need to continue, but I fear it will not end well.
  80. Rooting for Trump to fail
  81. It’s not much, but it’s something.
  82. Priebus as chief of staff is not a good thing.
  83. Link dump for the week ending 2016-11-13
  84. How long do we wait?
  85. White People Problems are not the only problems.
  86. It’s not just about economics.
  87. Some true statements
  88. Understanding something doesn’t mean you agree with it.
  89. It's not all going to be okay.
  90. That feeling you're feeling
  91. Trump won for a lot of reasons. Racism is one of them, and it’s a big one.
  92. Things for which I have no time or patience right now
  93. So.
  94. The Republicans aren’t going to learn any lessons from this election.
  95. Something to keep in mind while watching the results this evening
  96. Jay Rosen on Trump and the right-wing assault on facts
  97. Just thinkin' about tomorrow.
  98. Because upgrading is never simple.
  99. A bit more on Jonathan Safran Foer's *Here I Am*
  100. A touchscreen laptop would be a usability nightmare.
  101. Locker room talk
  102. What Republicans can live with
  103. "Yeah, but he's *our* loser!"
  104. The thing about Mike Pence
  105. Fact-checking Donald Trump
  106. The first debate
  107. Don't get your hopes up that Trump will pay a price for his continued birtherism.
  108. Most parenting advice is terrible.
  109. Not everyone gets sick days.
  110. Hillary Clinton's secret policy trove
  111. "A six-foot-tall painting of himself"
  112. Justin Trudeau, "a living TED Talk"
  113. Missing the entire point of *ST:TNG*
  114. "Looking presidential"
  115. Tim Murphy's *Christodora* is the best novel I have read so far this year.
  116. The party of Lincoln
  117. Getting rid of comment sections
  118. "The transformative potential of deliberative democracy"
  119. Clinton calling out the entire GOP might have been more satisfying, but probably less effective.
  120. Cal Newport on Kentaro Toyama's Geek Heresy
  121. A few things have happened since the Civil War and Robert Byrd.
  122. Sports and patriotism displays are sort of creepy.
  123. Keeping books on shelves
  124. Good times at Fukushima
  125. Of *course* Trump isn't going to bother with building anything.
  126. Uber opens the company store
  127. Blogging didn't die. It was killed.
  128. Call me crazy, but I think Clinton probably knows what she's doing.
  129. Atrios on Uber
  130. Trophies for participating
  131. Adventures in disaster recovery
  132. "If we look at Column AK on Tab 3 of this list of open tickets…"
  133. Clay Shirky on protest voting
  134. Blair Witch
  135. We are broadcasting from the year 2016…
  136. Your third party won't save you.
  137. Nathan Robinson on voting for the lesser of two evils
  138. And this is the book that made Trump famous.
  139. Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas
  140. Michael Arnovitz on Hillary Clinton
  141. Not every problem is a software problem.
  142. The second most terrifying thing about this election
  143. Profiles In Courage, featuring Speaker Of the House Paul Ryan
  144. Describes most of my Facebook these days…
  145. A reminder that writers and readers of tech blogs are not ordinary people
  146. Martin Longman on voting v. organizing
  147. Josh Marshall on New York's closed primary system
  148. Rutger Bregman on universal basic income
  149. Jurgen Appelo on why information radiators don't work
  150. Ulysses app is kind of nice
  151. Democrats
  152. If your solution is to shuttle employees to the main office on a supertechnotrain, you're doing it wrong.
  153. Paul Ford on free but kind of crappy hotels
  154. I might trust the algorithm if I thought it were any good.
  155. Iowa
  156. On Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
  157. Audiobooks, podcasts, and the challenges of building stuff oneself
  158. There is no such thing as a structureless organization.
  159. God-damned Internet of Things
  160. Switching to Reeder for RSS
  161. Stringing small tools together wins again.
  162. Spoilers
  163. "Egalitarian" organizations and internalized control
  164. Richard Kaufman on *The Thing*
  165. Benjamin Brooks on working from home
  166. Laurie Ruettimann on open floor plan offices
  167. I really hope Bimodal IT is intended as descriptive, not prescriptive.
  168. There is a reason that stuff happens.
  169. The grand evasion of gun control
  170. Zach Holman on remote-first vs. remote-friendly
  171. Feeling kinda meh about the X-Files trailer
  172. Is the pope Catholic?
  173. Right-wing kook likes right-wing kook
  174. Sure, Google—blame the humans.
  175. Yep, we're fine on the schedule, except that everyone hates the schedule.
  176. If it walks like a Trump and quacks like a Trump…
  177. It's not just politics. The tech community's objectivity is a myth.
  178. Larry Lessig's plan is ridiculous.
  179. Nuts-McCubbins 2016!
  180. Those impolite protesters
  181. "The Other Sixties"
  182. Why I (mostly) stopped using Linux
  183. Trump trump trumpity trump
  184. Education and the health of democracy
  185. Yeah, still not feeling the Bern.
  186. Trump's "campaign" is the perfect illustration of the GOP circus and its media enablers.
  187. So, Conway, Jevons, and Sturgeon walk into a planning meeting…
  188. LastPass (and basically any other password manager) is still more secure than your homegrown password scheme.
  189. Maybe throwing out the Agile bath water is a good idea, regardless of what's in the tub.
  190. The insistence that children be forced to learn harsh lessons early is bizarre.
  191. The diminishing returns of the GOP welfare circuit
  192. "This OS is buggy because my upgrade failed!"
  193. Single-issue voting, or "Rand Paul is still a nutcase."
  194. Decentralizing GitHub
  195. The doofus dad stereotype is bullshit and needs to be tossed in the bin.
  196. Funny definition of government oppression you've got there…
  197. A great post about continuous delivery of infrastructure services
  198. Uber is terrible, Part… oh, I've lost track now.
  199. But this method doesn't work with a tomato.
  200. My prediction for tonight's *Mad Men* series finale…
  201. Who will explain the explainers?
  202. Cormac McCarthy's *The Road* and manipulative storytelling
  203. The uselessness and vacuity of David Brooks
  204. I seriously doubt that the culture wars are over.
  205. Meanwhile, in the great state of Texas…
  206. Now if only we could automate the automation.
  207. What's good for me must be good for you.
  208. The police state and its enablers
  209. A new Craw Kickstarter
  210. It's weird how all these spontaneous riots keep happening.
  211. Sometimes you are just wrong.
  212. The White House Correspondents Dinner is pathetic.
  213. People are not resources.
  214. Chewie, we're home.
  215. As usual, the private sector makes everything better.
  216. Expecting Hillary Clinton to un-jerk-ify the GOP is stupid.
  217. Oliver Queen learns some odd lessons.
  218. Book: *The Luminaries* by Eleanor Catton
  219. It can't be entirely about what the customer cares about.
  220. Why it is a good idea to listen to experts
  221. Happy birthday, Merle!
  222. I'm glad Terry Gilliam didn't make *Watchmen*.
  223. Bigots gonna bigot
  224. "…but the implementation is only the first step"
  225. "Tax reform" is whatever you need it to be.
  226. Mike Pence has a funny definition of "hospitality."
  227. No, Indiana's RFRA is *not* the same as those 19 other states.
  228. TV - *Bloodline*
  229. Maybe they should just start using square-quotes around "partner."
  230. So Mr. President, if you want to close Guantanamo, then close it.
  231. Why I like minimalist art.
  232. Book: The Wars Of Reconstruction
  233. No, the Republicans in Congress have not committed treason.
  234. Marilyn Frye on what politics is
  235. Comics: *Descender* No. 1
  236. Meetings and email are symptoms, not causes.
  237. NoEstimates as a protest movement?
  238. A new Aliens movie?
  239. Devops certification and the problem with buying expertise
  240. The new Dan Deacon album is out today.
  241. Pipelines v. trains is a false dilemma.
  242. Great post! Too bad it was delivered via 47 tweets…
  243. Do yourself a favor and go read some Malcolm X.
  244. Review: Ann Leckie - *Ancillary Justice*
  245. Buzzkill alert: This snow is no joke.
  246. Tech pundits need to get out more.
  247. Pizza crust will destroy the universe.
  248. If you don't like the law, then fix it.
  249. Peter Singer, eating meat, and the ethical treatment of animals
  250. SAFe is better than nothing, but only marginally so.
  251. Rand Paul is a kook.
  252. Due is a nice reminders app.
  253. Left-wing conspiracy theories are still conspiracy theories.
  254. Dan Burton, still a moron
  255. I think maybe these people have read too much sci-fi.
  256. Getting mad at Brian Williams is kind of missing the point.
  257. Why photo-sharing companies never seem to be able to make a go of it
  258. Reform conservatism is snake oil and Jeb Bush is a terrible person.
  259. The new *Star Wars* comic is pretty good.
  260. In which I am skeptical that the GOP will pay any political price for tanking the ACA
  261. John Carpenter - *Lost Themes*
  262. If your architecture is a mess, rapid deployment is probably the last thing you need.
  263. The *Daredevil* trailer looks good.
  264. The new Terminator movie looks alright.
  265. No, blogging is not dead.
  266. Good article on the creation of AllMusic
  267. Scott Walker is terrible.
  268. I installed and then deleted the new iOS Outlook app.
  269. Revisiting the BBC's *Ghostwatch*
  270. Jonathan Chait bravely defends the rights of whites guys to say they think. Apparently Marxists are to blame.
  271. Someone needs to do a Kickstarter for a *Quantum Leap* movie.
  272. This certainly is easier than sifting through the ninety-nine cent CD-ROM bin at Microcenter.
  273. Link Dump - 2015-01-13
  274. Phrases that should be banned
  275. No, populism is not actually a political position.
  276. A novel twist in gameplay
  277. An entrepreneur in every pot
  278. Link Dump - 2015-01-10
  279. Yes, tell me again about the terrible discrimination against religion.
  280. Title II for ISPs looks slightly more likely.
  281. From the vaults: Jets To Brazil - *Orange Rhyming Dictionary*
  282. I can't believe Apple released Yosemite with that bug that kills puppies.
  283. Serial and the problem of knowledge
  284. Maybe next week I'll dig up a CD player and tape deck.
  285. First-world problems in the twenty-first century
  286. So long, 2014.
  287. Net Promoter Score, or, "The problem with trying to quantity people"
  288. Personal trauma and systemic oppression
  289. "Irritating people making bad decisions"
  290. NYPD v. de Blasio, and NYC politics
  291. Comics: *Lazarus*, Volume 1
  292. Flash photography
  293. I know we are supposed to be terribly outraged about any threat to freedom of expression, but…
  294. My new favorite comic: Rachel Rising
  295. Anti-GMO rhetoric
  296. Ms. Marvel, Volume 1
  297. Uber needs poor people.
  298. The problem with Radiolab
  299. NERD+SPOILER ALERT: The Flash mid-season finale
  300. I will loan you my copy of The Economic & Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
  301. The Star Wars teaser
  302. Link Dump - 2014-11-27
  303. Ferguson and *Nixonland*
  304. *Countdown City* by Ben H. Winters
  305. It's morning in America.
  306. My *Serial* think-piece
  307. Cod vacations
  308. Link Dump - 2014-11-22
  309. Railing
  310. Found a sunny spot
  311. 1970s Legos
  312. DANZIG!
  313. Link Dump - 2014-11-21
  314. Just keep screaming "BENGHAZI!" even louder.
  315. It's not really a "dog whistle" if everyone can hear it.
  316. Paul Smith & Peter Brews - *Frozen By Sight*
  317. Link Dump - 2014-11-20
  318. Clearly, I am just a statist stooge lacking any perspective or self-awareness.
  319. Link Dump - 2014-11-19
  320. A very helpful related search
  321. "Jack Deth is back, and he's never even been here before!"
  322. Anyone need a 16MB memory card?
  323. Link Dump - 2014-11-18
  324. "…and the rest of the team should be focused on project work."
  325. Comics I'm reading: *Wytches*
  326. It was a bad idea to even suggest the loan program should be profitable in the first place.
  327. Link Dump - 2014-11-17
  328. Because who needs public infrastructure?
  329. Dilbert is not funny.
  330. Pink Floyd
  331. Link dump - 2014-11-16
  332. Mobile friendly
  333. Dave Winer's Radio3
  334. Resistance to change
  335. That pope
  336. Twitter's strategy statement, or Why we can't have nice things
  337. Happy birthday, Hedy Lamarr
  338. Your data-mining sucks (2014).
  339. Started reading *Locke & Key*
  340. The biggest threat to the coming Democratic majority is the Democrats.
  341. I think I am going to need some new running shoes soon.
  342. *A Nightmare On Elm Street* turns 30
  343. *Foundation* trilogy maybe coming to TV?
  344. "I believe the FCC should reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act."
  345. For the eleventy-billionth time, pointing out racism != "playing the race card."
  346. Nobody likes paying taxes, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't have them.
  347. Just give me a goddamned RSS feed already
  348. Marvel Unlimited is not so great.
  349. My in-depth analysis of the 2014 mid-term elections
  350. Massachusetts Republicans
  351. Birthright #1
  352. *Phase IV* is on Netflix!
  353. Kids these days
  354. *Aliens* documentary
  355. Don't run, Elizabeth! Don't run!
  356. New album from I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness!
  357. I suppose it is proof of *something*, anyway…
  358. Jack Bruce
  359. You seem to have missed something.
  360. Why monitor something you're not going to do anything about?
  361. Meg & Mog
  362. Gandhi never said that, and even if he had, it doesn't make any sense.
  363. Airmail 2.0 seems like it might be cool.
  364. Plato, Popper, & word processing
  365. Technological change vs. cultural change
  366. Mark Lanegan Band - *Phantom Radio*
  367. Sleater-Kinney
  368. BE AFRAID!
  369. Medium's on it, bro!
  370. Why have no white leaders come forward to speak out against this culture of violence?
  371. Predicting the future without knowing the past
  372. "Free v. Not free" is overly simplistic.
  373. Little pink houses, for you and me.
  374. Surprise! Tort reform doesn't work.
  375. A useful roadmap
  376. Not much longer now…
  377. Good intro to David Fincher's visual style
  378. "Text is the most powerful, useful, effective communication technology ever, period."
  379. "Don't feed the trolls is a cop-out.
  380. Childhood traumas: The can lid
  381. Deliberately missing the point
  382. Jose Saramago on writing via keyboard
  383. Freshman year of college is calling.
  384. Jargon needed: The opposite of "solutioning"
  385. Started reading Jane Smiley's *Some Luck*
  386. Trail map - Highland Park, Temple Woods, & Poet's Seat in Greenfield, MA
  387. What's the worst that could happen?
  388. Field Report - *Marigolden*
  389. Both sides do it.
  390. You may have built part of it, just not the whole thing.
  391. With friends like these…
  392. Neil Killick on slicing heuristics
  393. Oh, like that could ever happen.
  394. It's a luxury not to have to worry about racism.
  395. Hell #9438
  396. I think it's time for Batman to take a break.
  397. Caribou - *Can't Do Without You*
  398. The right-wing carbon-copy machine
  399. War forever
  400. Finished Jeff VanderMeer's *Authority*
  402. Agent Cooper and the Kingdom Of the Crystal Skull
  403. Disconnecting pay from performance
  404. Hosting my own stuff
  405. All Ebola, all the time
  406. The kids these days
  407. Laboratories of democracy!
  408. Ridley Scott's new movie sounds terrible.
  409. *Gotham* is a pretty disappointing show so far.
  410. Again with Heidegger and the Nazis
  411. Experimenting with posting from Drafts
  412. The new phone is here.
  413. Crap Architecture
  414. iPhone Parking Lot
  415. Starting Proust
  416. *The Conspiracy* (2012)
  417. Immigration reform & deficit hawkery
  418. Facebook: Evil, dumb, or both?
  419. The Apple tech press is weird.
  420. VHS v. Betamax
  421. The answer is always "n + 1".
  422. Conservative intellectuals
  423. Zappos is creepy.
  424. Your phone is not the problem.
  425. Deconstruction
  426. Inspirational
  427. Process improvement
  428. Thanks, but finding interesting stuff to read is *my* job…
  429. Sorry, but writing down all your passwords on a piece of paper is a terrible idea.
  430. People like the idea of privacy and security.
  431. Complicated things are complicated.
  432. The Prometheus sequel might not suck.
  433. That technology thing you like
  434. Priorities, people
  435. WAR!
  436. Heidegger's *Schwarzen Hefte*, or "Leaving Godwin's Law in the rear-view mirror"
  437. Because why spend money on keeping things from exploding and falling apart?
  438. Nice public broadcasting you've got there
  439. Vladimir's Big Adventure
  440. 42
  441. Remember, the government can't do anything right.
  442. Sure, there are ways that *Batman Vs Superman* might not suck.
  443. CVS is getting out of the cigarette business.
  444. Trying out Beats Music
  445. Fine, we'll offer a tablet if we have to, but we're not happy about it.
  446. The synthetic unity of experience
  447. No, we shouldn't go back to Project Management 101.
  448. You should go read *The Unwritten*.
  449. The Pope's Blood Is Missing!
  450. State of the Union predictions
  451. Childhood traumas: "The Shadow Man"
  452. Yay! You hit your KPI. Too bad no one cares.
  453. I want to like *Helix*, but…
  454. I'm sure ACORN is somehow to blame for this.
  455. Yes, your explanation is simpler if you toss out the complicated parts.
  456. Mike Huckabee, expert on women
  457. Thinking before you write
  458. *Wildewoman* - Lucius
  459. Bringing the Catholic Church into a year that has four digits
  460. "Do what you love" and unexamined privilege
  461. Perhaps your secret sauce is a bit too secret.
  462. Hate the show, not the venue.
  463. In which I end my brief career as an employee engagement consultant
  464. FUD As a Service
  465. Yes, clearly your belief system is threatened by all 2% of us.
  466. Crippling injuries build character.
  467. *Wolf Hall* - Hilary Mantel
  468. Saving bookstores
  469. I'm not sure there is a good answer to the technical problems of social media.
  470. In which I kick off my new career as an "employee engagement" consultant
  471. Internet activism
  472. *Grasshopper On the Road* by Arnold Lobel
  473. Syfy's *Helix* seems like a mixed bag.
  474. The things one thinks about in the wee hours
  475. GMOs and the Monsanto boogeyman
  476. Your tax dollars at work
  477. let.ter - Taking minimalism a bit far
  478. Holacracy
  479. Yes, people really do still blog.
  480. Healthcare is expensive because people are trying to make money off of it.
  481. Duck Dynasty
  482. No one cares about your private cloud.
  483. Organizational "culture" discussions are mostly empty
  484. bell hooks on Sheryl Sandberg's *Lean In*
  485. So there's a new Death Angel album...
  486. No, Lacan is a just a bad writer.
  487. Money is speech
  488. Clearly
  489. Parking
  490. Nightbreed, The Cabal Cut
  491. It's like when we were all going to boycott Facebook.
  492. It depends on what you mean by "free will."
  493. Unhelpful advice
  494. ZOMG! Fingerprints!!!
  495. People don't scale
  496. No–stronger encryption is not the answer
  497. Movies that scared me
  498. Epistemology
  499. Bespoke
  500. Califone, *Stitches*
  501. Yes, deals with Mr. Morden are likely to end badly.
  502. We want INFORMATION!
  503. Passive-aggressive politeness
  504. Agile is not always the answer to everything.
  505. *My Amityville Horror* is not a great documentary, but it's worth watching.
  506. Google cars
  507. Grant Hart, *The Argument*
  508. Really, DC? REALLY?
  509. Washed Out, *Paracosm*
  510. Suspension of disbelief
  511. This is why bookstores are a niche business.
  512. True Widow, *Circumambulation*
  513. Personal experience v. policy
  514. Concern-trolling Gmail and "the cloud"
  515. Phosphorescent, *Muchacho*
  516. The Washington Post and AWS
  517. St. Patrick’s Day
  518. "You are wrong, and here are the reasons why."
  519. I find it unlikely that VMWare is going to suddenly embrace commodity cloud.
  520. Sometimes a methodology can be taken too far.
  521. "Let's just stick with what we've got..."
  522. What is good about *The Walking Dead* will also be its undoing.
  523. I'm not even sure your enterprise private cloud *could* succeed.
  524. If you haven't already, go watch *Dredd*
  525. The new How To Destroy Angels album
  526. A bit more regarding meetings, and how they suck
  527. Meetings
  528. And next, our plan for when we fail to plan
  529. Finally looked at the NYT's Snow Fall thing
  530. Time-tracking
  531. Prophecy
  532. More guns
  533. Guns
  534. Bold Leadership
  535. Hanlon's Razor
  536. That legacy stuff
  537. It's not about what box someone wants to put it in
  538. Tuhin Kumar on content in a digital era
  539. Money, politics, and Machiavelli
  540. I am skeptical that your tax plan will work any better.
  541. No, that's NOT the definition of insanity.
  542. The Walking Dead, now with more zombies
  543. The original Prometheus script seems interesting
  544. Commonplace is kind of nifty
  545. That Kant was a smart guy.
  546. Petraeus
  547. The World War Z trailer
  548. You should have bicycles
  549. The technorati fallacy
  550. One of my favorite types of requests
  551. The Lucasfilm thing
  552. The hermeneutics of automated configuration management
  553. I kind of agree with Descartes that philosophy should be done later in life
  554. It's not political discussion if you're just yelling at me.
  555. Complicated things are complicated (October 2012)
  556. The forest, the trees, and the DVDs
  557. Undecided voters
  558. David Quammen's new book seems good, but not sure I'll read it
  559. Found a new philosophy podcast
  560. Yes, pitty the poor billionaires and their thankless lives of toil.
  561. The ongoing adventures of Walter Bishop
  562. One can do a lot worse than "good enough."
  563. Is that a missile in your yard, or are you just trying to deter something?
  564. That's fine, but Aristotle still makes for tedious reading.
  565. Nevermind came out 20 years ago today
  566. Messing around with OpenPhoto
  567. Safety nets
  568. So, the Romney thing
  569. Your data-mining sucks
  570. Started watching Homeland
  571. The Clint Eastwood thing
  572. Enjoy the current plethora of music streaming choices while you can
  573. I invoke Sturgeon's Law
  574. Why would the FTC have anything to say about Twitter?
  575. The Lance Armstrong thing
  576. Actually, I expect Todd Akin to announce his candidacy for President any day now
  577. A lot of Can
  578. Finished the first series of *Downton Abbey*
  579. So Paul Ryan is Romney's VP pick
  580. Writing apps
  581. Distorted markets
  582., or, why it's still tough to compete with free
  583. Unfortunately, gun ownership and car ownership are not the same thing
  584. A bit more on the HBO thing
  585. OS upgrades
  586. Or I could just go listen to the album
  587. Monster Movie Week!
  588. As goes Sparrow...
  589. Why is Twitter more interesting to me than Facebook?
  590. Fantastical + Entourage + Exchange = WEIRDNESS
  591. Network neutrality, obviously a communist plot
  592. Nope, advertising just sucks
  593. Reading
  594. Interesting, but seems like asking for trouble
  595. Who needs it!
  596. Advantage, Mutt
  597. Do you want the answer, or not?
  598. ACA coverage and systems failure
  599. To-do lists
  600. So long, Weather Underground
  601. Checked baggage
  602. The challenge of spending any amount of time in Boston
  603. From the $2 bins at the record store
  604. I haven't seen *Prometheus*, but....
  605. The HBO thing
  606. It shouldn't matter which device I'm using
  607. Not exactly random, but good listening
  608. The Dark Knight... meh
  609. Because Kubrick is a good director, and Ridley Scott is not
  610. Country Roads, Take Me Home
  611. Memorial Day
  612. The revolution will not be Harvardized
  613. Chrome + Google Reader + space bar = ANNOYING
  614. Oddball behind-the-scenes photos
  615. The Times-Picayune, and chasing the wrong problem
  616. Experimenting with Pelican
  617. Readlists
  618. The classroom as an open, iterative project
  619. Yes, the Michael Wolff article
  620. Jevon's Paradox and the Cloud
  621. War Hazard Eliminated!
  622. Unintended Consequences
  623. Limbaugh blah blah blah
  624. You’re playing their game
  625. I highly doubt that AppleTV will magically kill the cable companies
  626. Breitbart
  627. I’m not sure I follow *you*, Mr. Romney…
  628. Maybe they think I’m going to buy another one?
  629. A bit more on The Shining
  630. Obviously, The Shining is *really* about the capitalist oppression of the working class
  631. 47 days of music seems like not that much…
  632. Regrettably, a post on campaign finance reform
  633. Why stop with in-app purchases?
  634. Opera would have saved the Lindbergh baby
  635. Actually, I would prefer not to deal with a human
  636. Ip Man
  637. Yes, but I’m still one one who has to decline the meeting invite
  638. Bogeyman
  639. Good streaming stuff I've found on Netflix: *The Blob (1988)*
  640. Good streaming stuff I've found on Netflix: *Isolation*
  641. Good streaming stuff I've found on Netflix: The Crack In the World
  642. BASIC
  643. In which I am paid back for 10+ years of scoffing
  644. The Comcast/Netflix thing
  645. My power is beyond your understanding!
  646. Out-stupiding the TSA
  647. I see what you did there
  648. The problem with *Stargate:Universe*
  649. That "15 albums" thing
  650. Pedestrian v. motorist v. bicycle
  651. Sorry guys, it's still just a hobby
  652. Sunny side up, hold the overflowing manure pits
  653. That's an interesting definition you have there
  654. James Cameron v. the philistines
  655. Sometimes zombies and politics do mix.
  656. Damn hell ass boobies (2006)
  657. Whither censure?
  658. Stealing TV, Part II
  659. OCTOBER?!
  660. Chasing boogeymen
  661. Nice vetting job, folks
  662. In a move that gives bootlicks and sycophants everywhere a bad name...
  663. As goes South Dakota... well, hopefully not
  664. A discovery that should surprise exactly no one
  665. And no, I don’t care what anyone was wearing
  666. The worst idea I’ve ever heard
  667. Once again, ladies and gentleman, the professionals at work
  668. Supporting the freedom-haters
  669. Why I’m glad I’m not a miner
  670. Say it some more, because that will make it true
  671. Music update - February 2006
  672. The Corporation
  673. Watching TV without having TV
  674. Google strikes again (2006)
  675. Belle & Sebastian – The Life Pursuit
  676. Touchy subject
  677. Take my ports. Please.
  678. NUTS!
  679. One year older than I was at this time last year
  680. Gaim 2.0 beta is surprisingly unannoying
  681. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
  682. Lewis Black
  683. Uhhhhhhh...
  684. The Yes Men
  685. And again, my apologies
  686. I did it for you, Damien
  688. The site may be slow today
  689. Electronic mediocrity
  690. Maybe they are better off...
  691. Angry Dick strikes again
  692. Capote
  693. The gang that couldn’t shoot straight
  694. Why I don’t believe in a lot of stuff
  695. Wherein Pete despairs
  696. A long overdue return to an old favorite
  697. The Plame Name Blame Game Revisited (with pictures)
  698. Meanwhile, in TV Land...
  699. Hide your puppies
  700. I like VoIP
  701. From the “Oh, ya THINK?!” Dept:
  702. More good stuff (hopefully) from the Beeb
  703. The Monkey and the Sock Puppet, Part VI
  704. So, Mr. Attorney General—what questions will you answer?
  705. The hearings are on.
  706. Apples and oranges
  707. And in somewhat less serious news...
  708. Tune in tomorrow. For nothing.
  709. War in name only
  710. What? Something good from Cincinnati?
  711. Lookee here—I got me a domain!
  712. I will gladly pay you on Tuesday for a scandal today
  713. I suppose that’s one way of putting it
  714. Hooray for books I’ve never read
  715. The State of the Union (in Happy Happy Gumdrop Land)
  717. Flirting with the dark side
  718. Countdown to a big waste of time
  719. What if you had a demonstration and no one cared?
  720. When the hair was big and the booze flowed like water
  721. Weekend music update
  722. The New York Times finally throws down
  723. Today’s project
  724. What not to be looking for on a slow Friday afternoon
  725. The broken record continues to spin
  726. Long time, no music
  727. Yes, I’ve gotten sucked into Battlestar Galactica
  728. At least someone is putting up a fight
  729. More legal contortions
  730. More on Iran
  731. It’s not playing politics when we do it.
  732. Only 20 more hours to go
  733. Original intent
  734. And Iran, Iran so far away, Iran all night and day
  735. You say Alito, I say whatever
  736. Tick, tick, tick, tick
  737. I don’t want to live with the bears
  738. Quick TV update
  739. Still nowhere on the wiretapping
  740. Alas Kermit, we hardly knew ye
  741. Reading too much into The West Wing
  742. A question, sir...
  743. Blogging about blogging
  744. A few changes
  745. HOWTO: The Straw Man
  746. Year-end music round-up
  747. Again with the wire-tapping
  748. The Great Wire-Tapping Caper That Almost Was
  749. King Kong is a giant piece of shit
  750. I’m genuinely shocked
  751. If only we were this interested in our own elections
  752. Angry Dick
  753. The Fellowship of the Wardrobe
  754. Sorry for the delay
  755. The time grows near
  756. Site news - October 2005
  757. Quote of the Day
  758. Serenity
  759. Stop! You’re killin’ me
  760. I want something like War of the Worlds, but on TV
  761. Forensic Show #23
  762. It’s TV time again
  763. Nothing to see here
  764. Going from bad to worse to...
  765. The Return of the Puzzled Chimp
  766. Google Talk
  767. The Crummy Governor vs. the Worst Newspaper on Earth
  768. Liquid Television strikes back from beyond the grave
  769. Voting != Democracy
  770. He’s not lying
  771. Trying to maintain my sense of perspective
  772. The perfect album?
  773. Movies, movies, movies
  774. Yes, Becky, there really is a new post
  775. A bit of background
  776. Leaving, on a jet plane
  777. He also likes puppies and helps crippled children
  778. Consequences of spending two straight days in the rack room
  779. No one ever said beggars can’t be complainers
  780. Again with this story
  781. Music update - July 2005
  783. Whither Rove?
  784. How quaint.
  785. Intellects vast and cool...
  786. and... They’re off!
  787. “I have a secret plan to win the war...”
  788. I’m back
  789. You say quagmire, I say... well... quagmire.
  790. Thank you, FARK
  791. ZOMBIES!
  792. On second thought...
  793. Worst... Interviewer... EVER.
  794. Not with a bang, but a whimper
  795. So it actually didn’t suck
  796. More on the filibuster debate
  797. YES!!
  798. Going nuclear/constitutional
  799. Worth a listen?
  800. Music update - May 2005)
  801. Well, at least it’s not wooden...
  802. Who would have guessed I’d make two posts about the National Weather Service in as many weeks?
  803. Because the government doesn’t have anything better to do...
  804. More on taxes
  805. Happy April 15th
  806. Normally, I welcome change, but...
  807. Long live the Death Tax
  808. Damn hell ass boobies (2005)
  809. Woohoo! It’s Windows Update day!
  810. Wherein Pete refuses to throw his lot in with the fanboys
  811. METAL!!!
  812. The Republicans step up their war on the judiciary
  813. This is the coolest thing EVER
  814. Your tax dollars at work - April 2004
  815. April Fools Day
  816. Groundhog Day, Part II
  817. The devil movies always get me.
  818. IM Annoyances
  819. Wherein Pete attempts to give Congressional Republicans the benefit of the doubt.
  820. What the hell?
  821. I suggest we start a pool...
  822. Drill, drill, drill!
  823. This is getting out of hand.
  824. I, for one, say “Woohoo!”
  825. the gates... THE GATES!!
  826. More “indecency”
  827. And again...
  828. Where have I heard this before?
  829. Anybody want gmail?
  830. Dirty, dirty titties
  831. It’s true because I say it’s true.
  832. Odds bodkins! It has failed again!
  833. One man’s Conservative...
  834. Google strikes again! (2005)
  835. wah-nah NAAHHH nah-nah
  836. More on the latest $80 billion circling the drain
  837. You just can’t write stuff this good.
  838. Argh, I say.
  839. A rose is a rose.
  840. I’d say good riddance, if only I didn’t fear something even worse
  841. Sorry...
  842. “Horse?” asked the Cart, “I don’t need no stinkin’ horse.”
  843. Amusement
  844. The bottom-end of 2004
  845. How Bush Won
  846. New Music
  847. Foolishness
  848. Good news, I think...
  849. The first of many, I’m sure...
  850. Numbers, numbers, numbers
  851. Remember that thing I said yesterday?
  852. We have answered your question, now please go away.
  853. Alright, we’ve fixed that problem. What’s next?
  854. Site news - November 2004
  855. A brief tale of political shenanigans
  856. More good web radio
  857. Another post-election site
  858. If we say it enough, that makes it true, right?
  859. Sorry, everybody
  860. What the hell *is* an activist judge, anyway?
  861. Apologies
  862. Nonsense
  863. Some new music
  864. Your argument is very convincing… if only it were not a tangled web of lies.
  865. The music is back online
  866. What is wrong with our culture, summed up in a single amusing anecdote
  867. Odds and Ends
  868. SCIENCE!
  869. Making a bad situation worse
  870. Derrida, Part II
  871. From the “It Couldn’t Happen To a Better Bunch of People” Dept.:
  872. The Faith-Based Presidency
  873. I am rather disgusted at the moment
  874. Two weeks, man… two weeks…
  875. It’s been fun, Linux, but I just don’t think this is going to work out.