Monthly Archives: October 2009

I love this thing.

This is simultaneously cute, sweet, and terribly effective. I love it, because it’s got all the great elements of a romantic comedy crammed into a few seconds, and it makes a solid political point in a way that’s easy for … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m actually using that identica account

Well, I’ll be jiggered. Turns out for all my celebrating of freeing myself from the terse confines of the F***book “status” bar for the lush, luxurious pastures of verbosity afforded by good ol’ Livejournal, some of the stuff I like … Continue reading

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Canvassers are OUT OF HAND.

There are so many canvassers (“clipboards” as I sometimes call them) around the UDC-DCSL campus that setting foot outside the building is often best avoided. I can see why people feel like walking and public transit are for losers when … Continue reading

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Trains between IC and CR are not “light rail”

I’m definitely into the idea of using the CRANDIC trackage between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City for regular passenger service. But it bugs me that whenever the idea is discussed, it’s described by Iowans as “light rail”. For heaven’s sake, … Continue reading

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Do I love this thing‽ You bet.

Guess what everyone: did you know you don’t actually have to type a series of alternating question marks and exclamation points any longer to punctuate incredulity‽ Interrobang is the name of this little guy: ‽ Cut and paste ‘im, or, … Continue reading

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That last entry got me in trouble

I deleted it, but it was a link to a social networking site that’s based on the Open Source “Ruby on Rails”. I won’t name it again, for fear of inviting more unpleasant spammish comments, but the site looks good, … Continue reading

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Protected: Can’t remember my phone number? Now you can just come to my Livejournal and click this doohickey.

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