Monthly Archives: April 2006

Off the Grid

Last night the neighborhood suffered an electrical blackout. Edison sent out about 5 or 6 trucks to work on the problem. When I got back last night, they were all gone, and our block was still in the dark. Power … Continue reading

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State-Free Science Fair

O’Reilly Media’s Make Magazine proves that you don’t need state sponsored science fairs to promote innovation and interest in science and technology. This past weekend Make Magazine held its first Maker Faire where over 20,000 people attended, and by all … Continue reading

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Computer glitch led to Atlanta airport scare

CNN.com reports TSA: Computer glitch led to Atlanta airport scare. Isn’t technology wonderful. It is so wonderful that government procured software keeps us safe. Thanks Tech.Memorandum. Technorati Tags: Commentary, Liberty, Politics, Technology, Transportation

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An after thought

In the link of my previous post, Stephen W. Carson references an article in USA Today. There are people I knew who don’t comprehend the concept that if people consume less of a product, the price of that product tends … Continue reading

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Mises Economics Blog: Newsflash! Demand Curve Slopes Down!!

Mises Economics Blog: Newsflash! Demand Curve Slopes Down!! Imagine that. Gas prices go up, and people cut back on driving. Some of my more clueless friends think that the only solution to high gas prices is price control and windfall … Continue reading

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