Congress Drops Requirement to Obtain Warrant to Monitor Email

Disturbing that our notion of electronic presence is so different than our notion of physical presence (the government can’t go through your mailbox on your lawn, but going through your mailbox in a Google server is no problem) and that our law surrounding electronic communications are based on 1986 paradigms: Congress, at Last Minute, Drops … Continue reading Congress Drops Requirement to Obtain Warrant to Monitor Email

Collards for Christmas

Nom nom nom… Collard Greens, How To Cook Collard Greens, Mess O’ Greens, History and Recipe of Collard Greens: “Collard greens became the official vegetable of South Carolina when Governor Nikki Haley signed Senate Bill No. 823 (S823) into Law on June 2, 2011.” One of my favorite parts of being from SC is our … Continue reading Collards for Christmas

Missing Sylvia

It was hard enough to lose Schaefer back in September, but it’s also hard to look back at all the great pups I’ve had the privilege to share a few years with like Sylvia Blue (the infamous 3 legged husky): Miss that old smelly dog these days. Continue reading Missing Sylvia

Discovery in Your Comments

Disqus keeps improving both as a commenting and discussion platform but especially as an advertising platform. Disqus gets in right in a critical way. They aren’t selling their advertising strategy to only publishers or only advertisers. They also aren’t leaving out users. Just as we talk of Discovery as a combination of three things (paid … Continue reading Discovery in Your Comments

Willie and Trigger

It’s amazing to think that one instrument has pretty much provided the soundtrack of my life: Trigger: Texas Monthly December 2012: “Without Willie, there would be no Trigger. And it’s only a slight exaggeration to say that without Trigger, there would be no Willie. Willie likes to say that his guitar will probably wear out … Continue reading Willie and Trigger