Archives: [January 2007]
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This is the archive page for the month [January 2007]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries found here from that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Regarding thinktanks, the "Rapid Infrastructure Challenge," and stupid fucking Americans. | January 22, 2007
Today, some thoughts inspired by the recent "surge" by the US into Iraq; of what we could be doing instead if our resources were being spent the right way, and what would need to happen to guarantee that. Also: Why aren't you a trembling psychotic fan of British satirist Chris Morris? Because you're probably a stupid fucking American, that's why!

Random notes. | January 8, 2007
Today, a collection of notes that have been piling up in my Moleskine, including: thoughts on owning my first-ever iPod; I'm finally republishing my entire back catalog of books; a reader wants to know what I think of Jason Fortuny, so I tell him; and could 2007 finally be the year that my projects turn a profit?

The Hussein Tape: Does this change everything? | January 3, 2007
Today, an examination of two questions that have been inspired this week by Saddam Hussein's execution video: first, will the video turn out to be the 'tipping point' of anti-war sentiment; and second, does this officially usher in the age of uncensored citizen-based global media?