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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Eight Mental Mistakes Preventing us from Building Good Electric Vehicles

It’s hard for car companies to build electric vehicles because they’re wrapped up in car thinking instead of electric vehicle thinking. Cars, as in four-wheel vehicles that carry two to six passengers using power generated from internal combustion engines, are nothing like electric vehicles… at least not if we want the EVs to be any […]

WordPress upgrade broke Syndication (RSS feeds)

IT seems that upgrading to WordPress 2.8 a few weeks ago broke my RSS feeds. It should be fixed now. *Please* let me know in the comments if you notice any problems. For the more technically inclined, the problem occurs when using the adsense deluxe plugin to include google ads within posts. The javascript that […]

Why Healthcare Must Be Public

Others have said this before, but it’s worth repeating. The purpose of the healthcare system is to keep people from getting sick in the first place, and, if they do get sick, to make them better as quickly and inexpensively as possible. The purpose of business is to make money.

How to Hold the Legal System Hostage Until the Laws Apply to Everyone

The law has, long ago, ceased to apply to the powerful. That is why a poor person who murders someone gets the chair, whereas a CEO who murders someone through the actions of his corporation gets a bonus (see, for example, TASER). That is also why Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld have not been prosecuted despite […]

New Theme

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My Life as a 2X2 Matrix (pic)

Does this also describe your life?