EGR/MB/Net2: rare photos of RB
Oct 10, 2005 11:03 PDT
While clocke was sawing logs this morning, I was able to commandeer the
interface and post several photos of myself. He later went to the
various blogs I stuck them on and added that I look stupid. No way. I
think I look dignified! Judge for yourself.
Here's one of me and Kevin Marks <a
href="http://www.rageboy.com/blogger.html">on the EGR blog. Photo
credit: Esther Dyson.
I also posted a suitable-for-framing cigar-store Indian <a
href="http://mysticbourgeoisie.blogspot.com/">on Mystic Bourgeoisie.
There's another pic of ***ME*** <a
the NetSquared blog. But then Locke went in and added all kinds of
extraneous crap about the starving hordes of planet earth -- bleeding
heart liberal that he is. Whatever happened to that trusty old standby:
the shaken-not-stirred Molotov Cocktail? It seems an appropriate time
to bring back that oldie-but-goodie, especially in light of Locke's
lift from this forthcoming book's jacket copy:
alt="Planet of Slums" align="right" border="0" height="186" width="130"><font
color="#cc0000">"Planet of Slums ends with a provocative
meditation on the 'war
on terrorism' as an incipient world war between the American empire and
the slum poor."
Not bad, not bad. But then, as usual, Locke f*cks it up (I'm sick of
getting corporate filtering "warnings" about my bad language. Those
Leaving aside the dire geopolitical implications of such a view, it's
clear that governments alone are incapable of adequate response to
large-scale disaster relief. More to the point, the "disaster" is
ongoing. Behind the attention grabbing headlines in today's papers,
there is a world of human suffering obscured by the self-important
posturing that passes for "the news." The Internet has played no small
role in surfacing the reality of that "other" world and the immediacy
of its needs.
more. Sadly for you, there's always more...
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