Friday, July 21, 2006

Internet News Isn't What It's All Wrapped Up To Be

An interesting view that says we are less served by internet news than newspaper. The author has been writing on the Internet since 1997 so he has a bit of cred.

PBS | I, Cringely . July 20, 2006 - They Wrap Fish, Don't They?

Friday, July 07, 2006

No silver bullet for energy

Armed Liberal has some thoughts on the many small steps that can be taken regarding energy policy and argues that there is no big answer and it is not useful to look for one. I agree with that point. Lots of little steps every day. Look to yourself for what can be done and share ideas.

Winds of Change.NET: The 3% Solution
From my point of view, there are three reasons energy is worth some serious investment:

1. Slow the rate of carbon emissions, in the off chance that they will have an impact on global warming.

2. Slow the rate of investment in jihad by the oil-rich Arab states, who have been the principal financiers of the spread of the core religious ideology that - when combined with alienation and anomie - leads to recruits who blow themselves and others up.