Bridges

In this excellent read about why things feel more divided than ever, someone points out a number of important items. If you haven’t read the post yet, go do so. Welcome back. There’s an underlying subtlety that I think is worth pointing out. The nature of...

Soapbox: Hate, revealed

“At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi. At last we will have revenge.” – Darth Maul If there is a silver lining to the river of hate flowing through our politics and our media right now, it is this: we no longer need to guess who our allies...

A baseball parable about politics

Once upon a time, there were two baseball teams, the Red Sox and the Yankees. Each team did its thing, and the owners made money, the players made money, the advertisers made money in the stadiums and on the televisions, and all was more or less well. Fans got to root...

Passwords are not enough

How secure are your digital assets? With the massive database compromises of sites like Gawker and its associated properties, both individuals and groups are finding that passwords aren’t enough. But what’s a realistic alternative or supplement?...