Monday, March 24, 2008

Predictive Text Entry

1968 envisions life in 2008; neglects power of boomer nostalgia.

(Okay, the Newsweek cover is from November, but I saw it for the first time last week. Weren't the 1968 retrospectives in 1988, 1993, 1998, and 2003 enough?)

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Billy Bragg on royalties (not royalty or Royalty)

Billy gets a lot of things right, but...we need to protect musicians from their own lousy choices? Really? As Marge learned during Homer's brief period of musical superstardom, sometimes those choices aren't so lousy.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Fun . . .

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Computer Game

James and I were discussing at old computer game, Robot Odyssey, which was about as original a game as I had seen at that point (probably early '80s). This one seems to have some similarity in encouraging one to think outside the box.