Tag: politics

  • Earth Hour 2012

    Today is Earth Hour 2012. Most lights in the office are shut off. I’m working the night, I usually do that whenever I work alone, but doing it with a thought today. Changing the theme to require less energy to display (in theory, on CRT:s anyway 🙂 ).

  • If a PDP-8 minicomputer can’t help with Greece, who can?

    .BASIC NEW OR OLD–OLD FILE NAME–HELLO.BA READY RUN HELLO BA 5A HELLO, MY NAME IS PETEY P. EIGHT. WHAT’S YOUR NAME ?BEARDY HI THERE BEARDY. ARE YOU ENJOYING YOURSELF HERE IN THIS WONDERFUL PLACE?YES OH, I’M GLAD TO HEAR THAT BEARDY SAY, BEARDY, I CAN SOLVE ALL KINDS OF PROBLEMS EXCEPT THOSE DEALING WITH GREECE. […]

  • Four years after The Pirate Bay raid

    Apparently, yesterday it was exactly four years since (the) The Pirate Bay raid. Time really flies.. I remember it well. I think I probably still have the police lists of the confiscated computers in some dusty directory, they leaked, or was made available some time after, if I recall correctly that is.. (A few minutes […]

  • Exercising civil rights and duties

    Today is the EU parliament election in Sweden. I have been exercising my civil right and duty, and voted. I think it’s important to do so, even if one isn’t very politically active otherwise, the least one can do is make an opinion and vote when there is an election. I can report that things […]

  • Conviction in The Pirate Bay trial, only a beginning

    Yesterday, Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundström, were each sentenced to one year in prison and ordered to pay 30 million kronor in damages, by The Stockholm District Court. The four, who have denied any wrongdoing, are expected to appeal the verdict and have previously vowed to take the case as […]