12/31/2004

These are buh-yooo-teeful

Filed under: Art — 11:36 am

Complexification Jared Tarbell ‘s summer update to the gallery is the most mesmerizing example of computer generated art I”ve ever seen forming on my monitor.The Sand Traveler is a rendering of 1,000 traveling particles, each in pursuit of another. Over time, patterns of travel are exposed as sweeping paths of color.

Waer purification on the cheap

Filed under: Health — 11:27 am

Sodis.ch is a Swiss group which has conducted low cost water treatment research in areas of the world currently affected by the tsunami. There are immediate concerns with waterbourne microbial diseases. The entire region is receiving rainfall at the moment. Shipping in massive amounts of plastic bottles to sanitize that falling water may be a viable immediate fix for water sanitation.

Eastern Zodiac

Filed under: General — 12:28 am

The year of the Green Rooster: tips for a successful celebration

12/30/2004

New Job Search site – Beta

Filed under: Economy,General — 10:08 pm

Indeed.com is what a job search aggregator was meant to be. I stumbled across it and have found it immensely helpful. It indexes every job site that I’m aware of, corporate employment pages, newspapers and craigslist then makes the jobs searchable based on keyword(s) and (optionally) location. Searches can be made into RSS feeds, e-mail alerts, etc. Current beta only work for jobs in U.S.

12/27/2004

Very interesting George

Filed under: Politics — 10:55 pm

Greeks, postmodernity, and the rethinking of Democracy Found this fascinating interview on openDemocracy by way of meat-eating leftist. Greek opposition minister George Papandreou, son of former socialist Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou, says some interesting things about the changing nature of representative democracy and the new fluidity of citizens’ political and social identities. Given our diminishing democracy in this country, it is refreshing to hear a politician say that individuals in society need to be empowered and that political leaders must listen to and trust individuals.

12/26/2004

This ought to be interesting

Filed under: Politics — 11:21 pm

GOP sets up Senate collision on judges

Buy Blue

Filed under: Economy,Politics — 12:58 am

Buy Blue

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