Posts from April 6, 2004

Iraq followup

Iraq followup
: When I posted Zeyad’s observations last night, I said that I thought “coup” was overblown and Zeyad acknowledges same:

Sorry for the depressing note. It seems like everything is back under control, at least from what I can see in my neighbourhood. There is an eerie silence outside, only dogs barking. Until about an hour ago, it sounded like a battlefield, and we had flashbacks of last April. I don’t know what happened, but there were large plumes of smoke from the direction of Adhamiya and Kadhimiya…

The vision thing

The vision thing
: After Prof. Eli Noam appeared at the WTF nonconferenceconference, continuing his “dystopian musings” about some impending information-industry implosion, host David Isenberg “gave him a pair of rose colored glasses in an attempt to correct his vision :-)”