Tweet: Do you have a @ROADiD? I wear mi…

Do you have a @ROADiD? I wear mine all the time; you never know when you might get hit by the pie truck, and who w… https://t.co/MjjdAuSm05

Who’s on First

Diagram of one of the greatest comedy routines of all time by Abbott & Costello:
Number Position Description Player Name
1PPitcherTomorrow
2CCatcherToday
31BFirst BaseWho
42BSecond BaseWhat
53BThird BaseI don’t know
6SSShort StopI don’t give a darn
7LFLeft FieldWhy
8CFCenter FieldBecause
9RFRight FieldNobody
Whos on first

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Tweet: That’s what we call “Ugly Ame…

That’s what we call “Ugly Americans.” Ouch. I can never unsee this. https://t.co/VlxyS1E74H

Tweet: How do you replace the brakes on …

How do you replace the brakes on a figure skating trick? https://t.co/tbl6VcdGCz

Cleveland Indians

I was so happy to see that Major League Baseball has finally grown a spine and told the Cleveland Indians that they need to get rid of their racist mascot, Chief Wahoo.  There was an art exhibition in 2000 at the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies that I remembered seeing covered in the newspaper and I found it at the University of Minnesota Media Archive here: Oscar Arredondo: Welcome to Cleveland, Home of the… which casts many different groups in the same light as Chief Wahoo.  Well worth a look.

Tweet: Got this from my kid. Sums it up …

Got this from my kid. Sums it up quite nicely. https://t.co/hidtazBJMw

Are we there yet?

The IEEE Spectrum magazine of February 2008, in an article on 60Ghz silicon transceivers, said:

The electronic devices in our homes and offices will be chattering furiously and wirelessly in another five to 10 years.  Cables will go the way of the buggy whip.

I certainly hope this is true, but today, 22-Feb-2008, I’m wondering if this will be true with another technology like optical instead of electro-mechanical means.