The United States’ potential advantages today are in large part a product of immigration. Without immigration, the United States’ GDP growth of the last quarter century would have been the same as Europeans. Native-born white Americans have the same low fertility rates as Europeans. Foreign students and immigrants account for 50 percent of the science […]
Archive for June, 2008
With Robin Williams
Via Enter the Octopus
Subjects: scientology sf
Literate Machine is a site we’ve been working on for a while now, and we’re finally unveiling it. The code is based on Drupal, heavily modified by yours truly, and to be modified even more in the future.
The site allows anyone to put up digital comics, magazines, ebooks or other digital media and sell it, […]
Literate Machine is live!
More on this on Monday, after MoCCA…
Subjects: literate machine
The cover of today’s Daily News says “History! Barack Obama writes new chapter in American politics as he takes giant step to becoming nation’s first black President” [sic]
You know, I think it’s less that he’d be the first black president and more that he’d be the first really good president in my lifetime, anyway. I […]
Because everyone is posting their favorite YouTube clips in honor of the man, here’s mine. The video is nothing, but that song… that’s the one that makes you want to stand up and say Bo Diddley is a god…
Subjects: youtube, music
I will be at MoCCA this coming weekend, promoting Literate Machine, more about which in the near future.
Subjects: comics, mocca, literate machine