Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Dvorak: Decentralize and Network the Federal Government Now

Here's an article from my favorite curmudgeon, John C. Dvorak, on how we should get our federal reps out of Washington and back home where they belong.

From Digg:

Some years ago I was flabbergasted when Congress banned the use of laptops by U.S. reps. Now it's time to completely virtualize Congress, letting the representatives and senators work from within their districts instead of living and working in Washington, D.C....

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Friday, September 16, 2005

Gmaps Pedometer

Another discovery found through digg.com. This "Gmaps Pedometer" allows you to plot out a precise path on a Google map. Using this and some fuzzy math I've determined that I spend approximately $10 a day for the privilege of driving to and from work. That's around $200 a month, oh the joy!