Yes I lived in West Africa for quite some time. Yes I took bucket showers daily. Save the few benefiting from natural gas, petroleum products, and oil  and a few Yahoo boys and girls, this is the norm for the upper, middle and lower classes. A great equalizer of sorts if you will. In [...]
Check me out getting my dork on at O’Reilly Media‘s recent Strata Conference in New York City.
So I get this thoughtful (NOT) mailing from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield advising that , now that I’ve turned 65, I may be eligible for Medicare. Too bad they’re about 30 years off. I wonder how many trees they wasted sending this out to incorrectly aged recipients.
McDonalds is introducing the equally mammoth ‘Idaho‘, ‘Manhattan‘, ‘Miami‘, and ‘Texas 2′ burgers (among others) in Japan. These things are huge and have some pretty varied and unexpected toppings (tortilla chips and hash browns to name a couple). The WSJ has the full story here. Should I (or you) find the general chumminess (check out [...]