Saturday, January 30, 2010

Newly Available Condition: Internet Addiction

It's here, it's official: internet addiction is now a psychiatric problem, at least in Korea. I would like to generalize it to "screen addiction".

Sunday, January 24, 2010


It's time for a dramatic reading of the help files.. Prepare yourselves.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Zen and the Art of Computing

Each time the machine asks you to wait. To "please wait". Take this golden opportunity to do nothing, breathe, and be.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Praise Technology

The Church of England proclaims "blessed be thy 3G network." During a service in London Monday, The Times reports the Reverend Canon David Parrott blessed all kinds of electronic gadgetry — a modern take on a prayer for laborers that dates to medieval times then: plows and hammers.

Now: smart phones and laptops. The blessing: "May our tongues be gentle, our e-mails be simple and our Web sites be accessible."