To start, I’m sure many of you have seen or heard about the YouTube video of the black dude who shows that the webcam on the HP MediaCenter does not track his face but does track the face of his white co-worker. The vid is
Those of you who know me personally know that in another aspect of my life I write about technology. I get to play around with a fair number of gadgets in order to review them and it’s a very cool job, generally. There are very
Walk in My Shoes: Surviving the walk to school. You know I understand the whole “If it bleeds it leads” concept of journalism. Really I do. But, we live on the South Side of Chicago too. I grew up here and all those sunny park
Behind the Ugandan antigay laws: American evangelicals manouvering for power, the better to spread their hate in the name of the Lord.
Talk about a “Lord, save us from your followers!” situation. So the British planted the Seed. This Alien Legacy More than 80 countries around the world still criminalize consensual homosexual conduct between adult men, and often between adult women. These laws invade privacy and create
Tis the season of exams, but I sure as hell didn’t feel like cracking open a textbook today. So have some links.Greta Christina:The case of the missing bisexual [Greta Christina] “Straight Porn Will Make You Gay”: The Delusion of Sex-Negativity Are we having sex now,
This is just the week for me to be pissed off at the world, apparently. The Great Land Grab PDF Farm Land Grab One of the best resources, but is having bandwidth troubles. GRAIN statement at the joint GRAIN-La Via Campesina media briefing For over
Thanksgiving is on us. Wednesday Addams So, I thought a post would be cool. (Earlier video was replaced due to well-argued objection)
What happens when Western Environmentalists join forces with corporations? They end up creating Conservation Refugees.
Internets? I am so fucking angry right now. Why? I saw this two days ago: Thanks to GM, People Are Being Displaced So Their Forests Can Become Offsets for SUVs. and I’m thinking what the everloving fuck????? Then I am meandering about on Daily Kos
Is there ever a time when Hollywood is not FAILing? First up, What these people need is a honky syndrome goes off planet in: James Cameron’s Avatar Lawd ha’ mercy internets. Lord ha mercy. Because Hollywood sure as hell won’t. You know, a lot of
Someday someone will explain to me this fascination America has with the idea that Michelle Obama has white relatives like it’s remotely unusual for a descendant of slaves in America. I notice with all the talk of “So and so was impregnated by X slaveowner”