GPS in the cellphone, unsurprisingly, turns out to be a mixed blessing. With that plus surveillance cameras, RFID, caller ID, and car-based tracking systems like OnStar, we’re on our way to the Panopticon. Not a trend I like.
- I was already a member of this religion, and I just didn’t know it. I am quite serious, actually. I don’t feel that gathering in groups and acting like a religion makes too much sense, but all along the one thing I’ve known is that I don’t know anything.
- TABLETOP VIBRATOR FOR OFFICE USE. Actually if this thing worked better than most conference phones it’d be sorta cool.
- Meet John Rendon, the secret master of spin.
Like, $180 pans for $20. Good stuff too.
As much as I loathe the military-industrial establishment…
…I inherited from my father a great love of airships.
Defense Tech reports the latest developments in the Walrus project to build a bigass blimp that will carry troops, spy on us from above, and
host elegant piano bar soirées other military crap.
I’m holding out for a real dirigible though, and not just a big blimp. If I ever become as rich as a supervillain my preferred transport will be my private airship. Quiet, luxurious cruising, 500 feet in the air, looking down at the little people from my flying hotel and sipping champagne.