Stay Out of Malibu. IOZ, Who Is IOZ? (2010-06-29).
Nice Liberal Arguments about banning guns are totally incoherent. Oh, oh, 10,000 people died in “gun violence” last year? Yeah, well, there were 33,000 traffic accidents. I say we ban automobiles and tear up the highways. There were almost 700,000 deaths from heart disease. I say we all subsist on…(Linked Monday 2010-07-05.)
Breaking the Walled Garden of Childhood. David Friedman, Ideas (2010-07-05).
A very long time ago, I attended a conference at which one of the other participants was the late John Holt, a prominent and unconventional writer on education. The part of his talk I still remember was his description of the Victorian ideal of the walled garden of childhood—that children…(Linked Monday 2010-07-05.)
More Watching of the Watchers. Radley Balko, Hit & Run (2010-07-05).
Last week I interviewed a law enforcement official for a forthcoming article on recording the police. In arguing that it should be illegal for citizens to record on-duty cops, this official said he couldn’t think of a single example where video taken by a citizen bystander showed a police officer…(Linked Wednesday 2010-07-07.)
The Spiderweb Project – a citizen-owned WiFi mesh network. Sepp Hasslberger, P2P Foundation (2010-07-06).
This is an announcement I found on an Italian facebook page. It is about a project in two Italian towns to construct a citizen-owned WiFi mesh network that will allow direct communication of all participants and will link into the internet at provider level. Here is a translation of the…(Linked Wednesday 2010-07-07.)