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The number one item on Twitter earlier was offline Gmail... I just have to ask, who cares?I have offline Gmail, it's called IMAP. Windows Live Mail or Outlook downloads all of the messages locally and it doesn't require some random custom web server running in the background on my machine....

Here’s one of the thing’s I’m not sure how to reconcile in my head.  When someone is making a point, does an invalid premise at the beginning of the argument always invalidate everything else they have to say?   Example, for Christmas I was given this book.  In it, the...

I was playing with Budget Hero today, and while this little Flash game is incredibly biased such that the only viable solution is to end the war immediately to save our country, I ended up doing some thinking about Social Security.  What is it, and what should it be? What...

This was on a slashdot thread about ASP.NET being used for the new whitehouse.gov website.

The internet is abuzz because Microsoft’s Silverlight was chosen to stream the Presidential Inauguration today.  Some open source people are complaining that “the popular and/or open source alternative” should have been chosen. I don’t know of any OSS alternative, so I’m going to assume they mean Flash. Flash is crap. ...