Archive for the 'Newsish' Category


As a web worker, technologist, and community media supporter I cannot support the bills known as SOPA and PIPA. I disagree on multiple levels with the transfer of speech rights to a group of private entities and the onerous ‘policing’ actions foisted upon independent content creators.

Contact your representatives and let them know how you feel:

Thanks, Al. 0

Al freakin Franken. Quickly becoming my favorite elected representative.

Case in point:

Prescience 0

Byron Dorgan (D-ND), in 1999:

Part 1

Part 2

Via DKos – Click for transcript.

Expensive Shiny Rocks 0

Thank the sweet baby jesus for Sarah Haskins:

Totally ripping off Consumerist on this one, even if they can’t embed correctly (will prob be fixed when you click, at least i hope.)

It’s Back! NEWSISH. 0

Been a bit since I brought this series to the light of day, but here she is in all her self-interested glory. NEWSISH for 8/1/2008. Might end up being a once a week thing, maybe more. Enjoy while you can!

Check back for more [maybe].

From Kevin 0

New York makes people like strange things.

Flooded 2

The IC/Coralville area is under siege from rising water, with the ante upping tonight as waters top the spillway at the Coralville Dam.

Here are some interesting links:

RiverCam of the coffer dam from Facilities Management at the UI.

Waters to top spillway at midnight – Press Citizen

Iowa City: Reservoir will top spillway at midnight – Des Moines Register

Looking Alot like ’93 – Daily Iowan

I’ll try to post more as I find it.

NEWSISH! BACK AT YA, 1/25/2008 0

Here’s a pile o’ news for your discerning palate.

Good to be back, more as I find it

Newsish 12/20/2007 0

Newsish 11/29/07 4

Sorry I haven’t been around, but we’ll always have NEWSISH:

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