I have a personal affection for the written word. This, I expect, is why I consider the Internet one of the most important advancements mankind has ever invented, or, developed, if you will. The Internet COMPELS people to READ. Regardless of the pretty pictures, the flash movies, the banner ads, etc, it’s the TEXT on the web-page that informs. It’s the language, the words, the sentences and descriptors that power the web, and the purpose behind it.Continue reading
Am I the only human being on earth who’s had it with flying? Not only are the planes increasingly unsafe — please save me from the proselytizer who would insist that cars are less safe than airplanes (which they may be, but it’s because of the drivers, not the machines) — they’re a decidely uncomforable way to travel! Correct me if I’m wrong, but aren’t the aisles getting thinner, the seats getting smaller, and the space between you and the person in front of you, shrinking like an invisible vise somewhere is slowly moving the rows closer together?