Descending into medieval times?

So it looks like we’re descending into medieval times: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-14794472 Group worship in this era? Looking through book of arts looks like female breasts were a must on majority of…

Porn again

With the onslaught of internet opinions/articles/news sources it gets harder to distinguish those genuine and unbiased or technically accurate from those that are not. Considering that Internet is nothing else…

DRM and what does it really mean to you

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/ http://www.groklaw.net/ http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/drm.html http://www.defectivebydesign.org/ taking French course at Athabasca University and having to deal with “online-only” materials, hard-to-rip discs. Now take a look at prices too. reading books on eBook…

Patents and why I hate them

http://arstechnica.com/old/content/2008/07/book-review-7-08.ars http://blogs.forbes.com/timothylee/2011/07/07/microsofts-android-shakedown/   http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/17/golsing_on_sun_goofy_patent_contestas/

Do no evil, see no evil, hear no evil

There was a lot of co incidents lately: me reading Slavoj Žižek, BBC quoting Marx, Adbusters quoting Marx statistics on crazy people percentile in a capitalist society going up over time and…

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Meteorological attack. First front – Users

What’s on everybody’s mind those days? Clouds. Everybody and their dog is thumping their chests yelling “cloud” from top of their lungs. Funny enough just like word “democracy” that really…

Democracy is dead. Long live Democracy.

Results are out – Canada elected conservative majority after it had been found guilty of contempt and never denied doing so. Democracy is overrated and naivety (stupidity) is endless. Uneducated…

Elect-me-not

All the countries I lived in had something in common: they were all called “… democracy” at some point. Whether it was a “developing democracy” or “developed democracy”. Democracy is…