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Bob Dylan news item- and about a zillion people I know

Bob Dylan news item- and about a zillion people I know



I know a lot of people.  This is going out as an e-mail to a few
zillion of you.  It will also appear, as you can see, right here on
my blog.

Hello, Dali

Hello, Dali

Hello, Dali, and welcome to the meltdown.

Cool Image on a Hot Day

Cool Image on a Hot Day

Steaks Alive!

Steaks Alive!

Relative Semantics

Relative Semantics, Part 2

More semantic concerns regarding relationships and descriptions, and again we begin with background to clarify the conundrum.  Think about filling out standard questionairres -- age, gender, these are easily answered.  The choices are few, and there are rarely variations or gray areas.

Relative Semantics

Relative Semantics, Part 1

There are all sorts of words and terms for family relationships.  Cousins, second-cousins, sister-in-law, step-brother, relative by marriage, in-law, great aunt, and so forth.  There are terms for former relatives, such as one's ex, or former brother-in-law.  Which leads to the first of a few questions under the heading of relative semantics.

Sweet 16 for Internet Liberty

Sweet 16 for Internet Liberty

The
4th of July is often referred to as the birthday of the country.  Of
course that's a stretch, and Independence Day (the official name of the
holiday) makes more sense.  Coming up in a few days is a birthday of
significant note -- to some, who feel that they "live on the net," it might
just be tantamount to Independence Day for
netizens.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

August 13th

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!
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Make a fuss!  Today is Annette's birthday!!!!

Sherman, Gore, & a Dean Bumpersticker

Sherman, Gore, & a Dean Bumpersticker

Look what I spotted on a car recently, in a parking lot outside
of a local Starbucks:

Digital Arms Build-up?

Digital Arms Build-up?

There's
much talk about Net Neutrality these days.  Last week was a bad
week for those on the pro-Neutrality side.   The telcos and
their cable comrades are obviously spending their, er, lobbying money
well.  They sure have practice at it.  Consider how and why
the FCC has gone from dispassionate regulator to bidding-doer of the
monoliths.

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