- Confusion reigns in Texas on muncipal wireless while elsewhere cities leapfrog ahead of us and the business community warns of erecting barriers to wireless growth.
- Who said the Internet would kill libraries?
- On the uses of RFIDs.
- If your car has an airbag it also has an "event data recorder" which gathers data during accidents that can be used against you in court.
- A London School of Economics study found the UK national ID program in its current form to be "neither safe nor appropriate."
- UT Austin elected the first Latino student body president.
- Computer simulations to combat racial profiling?
- Greg Moses says Texas doesn't need another gold star for bigotry.
- Kimberly thinks a little about Jim Keffer's Dick Cheney moment, and whether the Dallas News' Karen Brooks exploited the situation.
- More on the Willacy County bribery scandal.
- A South Texas political icon took his own life.
- Who knew human hunting might cause legal issues?
- Doc Berman has a good post on shaming sanctions and the role of apologies and remorse in criminal sentencing, with interesting links.
- Urban Daily has done some good blogging recently - just start at the top and keep scrolling.
- For a Texan, these smarmy statements from Sen. Cornyn after his earlier justifications for violence against judges are a bit embarrassing, huh?
- Spammer gets nine years prison time. It's emotionally satisfying, but is it justice?
- Legislation reducing "good time" credit for unsuccessful writ writers was held up in the Texas Senate.
- If Tom ruled the world, we'd all eat better.
Friday, April 08, 2005
Stuff I'm reading
Here's some interesting stuff I've been reading, including a few off topic items and others on usual subjects:
Posted by Gritsforbreakfast at 6:43 PM