Posts from March 12, 2005

Neuter

Neuter

: I hope you’ve all seen the ridiculous Norwegian PC argument that the figures in Ikea’s instructions should not all be male, while Ikea argues that it can’t have women in instructions in Muslim countries. Wow: a PC war.

From now on, all Ikea furniture will be built by Pat.

One step foward, one decade backward

One step foward, one decade backward

: Adrian Holovaty took out after the Missourian’s PDFy online misstep and now Vin Crosbie piles on.

Free speech spreads

Free speech spreads

: The first Afghan blog. [via IraqTheModel and Tim Oren]

My name is Waheed. I am a 20 year old male from Afghanistan and I have been working with the US Army in Kabul, Afghanistan as an interpreter for the last 2 years….

During the Taliban we didn

The single most frustrating link on the internet….

The single most frustrating link on the internet….

: … is the “view complete profile” link on Blogger blogs. No one ever fills that out.

Whew

Whew

: I love reading pissed-off posts by people who went to conferences I didn’t go to. It makes me feel as if I just got two bonus days not wasted in life. Rex Hammock wrote just such a post about the Online Politics confab in Washington. And he says:

My admiration for certain of my fellow bloggers who appear on lots of panels has grown. I don’t know how they can endure appearing on a panel called something like, “How to cope with those crazy bloggers” and not jump over the table and slap the hell out of the next guy who has obviously never read a blog but is an expert on how blogs have already reached their zenith.