Hosted software

Quite a number of times I have heard someone opine that they wished a particular piece of software was not free, so that they could have some expectation of it sticking around for a while. I think if taken with the right nuance, this is actually a...

March 19, 2014

Why you should consider going to college

I didn't go to college. I know a lot of people in the homeschool community who are down on college, or at least want to tear down the idea that everyone should go to college. I run across articles that argue along these lines. And in general these...

March 18, 2014

Why RSS is the only good social network

I remarked a few days ago that the only good social network is RSS. It was kind of a mostly-false true-in-spirit kind of thought when I wrote it, but the more I think about it, I cannot think of a refutation. The thing I keep thinking is that for a...

February 5, 2014