Blog Review 521


Today is E-Day. The day on which we all help to save Gaia by turning off unnecessary and unused gadetry to save electricity. There is some amusement. At the time of writing the collective effect of urging people to save electricity has been to raise consumption by 1%.

Another example of eco-not very sensibleness. 

Remembering Bill Buckley: some bad ideas along the way and some very good ones.

Explaining Cameron's change: there's a public upchuck at the machinations of politicians. 

Not all that much of a surprise when they're making suggestions as inane as this

Or the staff are spending so much time altering Wikipedia that whole departmental systems get banned from the site. 

And finally, how many obsolete skills do you possess?