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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:53:35 +0000Forest grove HS students walk out to protest racism. #standupfg pic.twitter.com/ArxXalZ9AI — Kristyna Wentz-Graff (@KWGPhoto) May 19, 2016 When I heard that students at Forest Grove High School walked out last week to protest a racist, Trumpist banner (“Build a Wall”) that was briefly hung in their halls, and that other suburban high schools joined [...]
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:11:58 +0000I’ve liked Philip Glass since I first got exposed to his work in college in the 80s (yes i’ve heard the knock-knock joke; no, I don’t think it’s funny). I think Ben had a record of Einstein on the Beach, and maybe the Kronos Quartet. But it was Godfrey Reggio’s 1983 film Koyaanisqatsi that really [...]
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:02:31 +0000Back in the 90s I wrote some skunkworks software for work. Since I find computer languages bland and inexpressive, I included some poetry (Pablo Neruda and Alan Chong Lau) and some quotes. We stopped using the software a few years back, but I found the source code is still out there on an old machine [...]
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:23:45 +0000Another long-distance collaboration between me and Jay: Copyright © 2016 More Hockey Less War. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:36:03 +0000Wildlife biologists refer to large animals that attract positive human attention for conservation efforts as “charismatic megafauna.” It’s not a scientific classification, just a way to refer to large animals that attract positive human attention. They are rarely the most important organisms in a biosphere, but they get the most human attention for better or [...]