Daily Archive: April 30, 2013


Attempting an ordinary game night

Over at Mindless Diversions, we’re thinking about getting together, virtually, and playing some games. If this is something you hadn’t realized you’d always wanted, stop over and talk about it.


Atlantic provinces can no longer rely on the rest of Canada

Atlantic Premiers are all riled up about changes to Employment Insurance, again. Seasonal, resource-based jobs cannot survive without EI supporting workers through the off-season. These industries, the Premiers contend, are vital to Canada, and, thus, it...


Questioning Faith

Asking questions is dangerous business.  I have friends and acquaintances who, after completing an inquisition into their own religious beliefs, forsook their religion, kicked the dust from their feet, and hit the road for...

Something, something… petard.

(updated) Comments on this entry are now closed (/updated) A tale of the modern development quandary: “What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy?” From the...


Tuesday Morning Jukebox: Japanese Postcard

It’s amazing how dreams can make you re-feel emotions that have long-since passed. I had one of those dreams last night. Woke up, remembered how long-since passed the experience was. How I got my...


A Terrible Starting Point

From today’s Boston Herald (via memeorandum): The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section...