Fear of Flying

by pittcaleb Email    2694 views

As if flying wasn't undignified enough already - getting virtually strip searched before boarding, paying for your luggage, your carry-on and even your drinks, since you can't bring them through security.Now they're developing seats like horse saddle… more »

What is it?

by pittcaleb Email    2680 views

Hints: I took the photo on my Droid, which is why what at the time appeared to be a wonderful artistic image turns out to be a "what on earth is that thing?"  The image was taken this past weekend. The first person to tell me what it is will win a free… more »

Italians & Science

by pittcaleb Email    2669 views

It might be prudent policy going forward where Italians as a state make no claims or rebuttals with respect to science. Seems some guy predicted the big earthquake that happened today, killing over a dozen people, but was muzzled by the state and forc… more »

City Council Gone Wild(life)

by pittcaleb Email    2667 views

Imagine you got yourself on the City Council agenda, got your chance to speak, prepared slides, wrote your notes on index cards. Then you spoke to council. With microphones, they agreed with you and even passed a resolution endorsing your cause. Wha… more »

Tim Berners-Lee has a blog

by pittcaleb Email    2646 views

So let's all take a ride in the "way back" machine... Once upon a time, while at Blackhawk High School, I used a VT terminal to take a programming course at Pitt during my sophomore year (yes, you read that right, college credit during my sophomore ye… more »

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