Monthly Archives for January 2003

Information Security Begins With You!

The Propaganda Remix Project. Some of these are fantastic.

29 January 2003 by KF
Categories: networks

Do Androids Dream of the Key to the Executive Washroom?

Spent much of yesterday re-reading Philip K. Dick‘s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? — though I was re-reading it in this groovy mass-market edition with the fabulous movie tie-in cover art, which is so thoroughly tied into the movie … Continue reading

26 January 2003 by KF
Categories: novels

Advance Reading

It’s the first day of classes here at the College Just South of the Hill, and we’re all settling down with piles of books and crisp new notebooks. I’m hoping, this semester, to get some mileage out of those classes … Continue reading

21 January 2003 by KF
Categories: novels

You Haven’t Read My Book, Have You?

Why doesn’t Booknotes sound more like this? (Via Bookslut.) [UPDATE: Crap. And here I thought I was asking a question that was snarky but at least original. Note to self: read all the way to end of blog entry before … Continue reading

15 January 2003 by KF
Categories: internets

Life Among the Pre-Rich

Or, why the Democrats keep shifting rightward in defiance of Marxist theory. With pointed analysis from “the sociologist Jennifer Lopez.” (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)

15 January 2003 by KF
Categories: politics

The Wasp Factory

I have in the last few days finished reading Iain Banks’s The Wasp Factory, and find myself itching to talk about it. This deeply demented little novel was published nearly 20 years ago, but just fell into my path recently. … Continue reading

10 January 2003 by KF
Categories: novels

I’m Gonna Take You on a Surfin’… Oh, You Know

Am happily running the public beta of Apple’s very own browser, Safari. It’s got that groovy brushed-metal iInterface that grace all the hippest iApps, even despite its absence of iNess. It’s light-years faster than IE5, which was released for the … Continue reading

08 January 2003 by KF
Categories: networks

I Never Was a Technical Guy, and Never Will Be*

William Gibson has a blog. *Salza, Giuseppe. “Interview with William Gibson.”

07 January 2003 by KF
Categories: networks

Farewell to the Palindrome

2002 ended with a lurch: My flight back west was hung up in Houston for 3 hours due to storms, and so arrived at 1:15 am on December 31, rather than 10:15 pm, Dec. 30. Waited for suitcase, grabbed cab, … Continue reading

01 January 2003 by KF
Categories: travel

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