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Bumbling Away from War

by Ken Arnold on Tue 17 September 2013

I’m in favor of the current thrust towards resolving the Syrian chemical weapons problem without war. If the disarmament can be made to work it is far preferable to an uncertain future after we kill more people by remote control in the Middle East. That said, I have to say I was stunned by how […]

Internet in a Box Anywhere, Data to the People Everywhere

by Ken Arnold on Mon 13 May 2013

The BRCK kickstarter project is moving fast, and well it should. Designed by people who do work in the field in Africa, the idea is to have a single, well, brick that will connect to the internet in any way available. It has a long battery life as well. They refer to it as a […]

The Iraq War and the Supportive Left

by Ken Arnold on Wed 20 March 2013

As thoughts go on the anniversary of the Iraq war, Charlie Pierce does well. It is as important to remember those on the left who supported the war, as well as those on the right. Mostly they espoused idealized versions of what the war might do, but these were fairy tales: That the war might, […]