It’s not about being tough on crime

It's not about being "tough" on crime or "soft" on crime. It's about using Data, Science, and social tactics to be smart on crime. https://youtu.be/DC8qD9D7tQI Center for American ProgressCenter for American Progress Source: It’s Time to Get Smart on Crime

One example of why I chose Android

I'm an Android user because it's a better platform. It hasn't always been better. But I recognized what it could be and believe in technology that is rooted in Open Source and Open Communities. This inevitably leads to greater competition, greater community pressure to do the right thing, and greater choice. Take this adapter for … Continue reading One example of why I chose Android

Station Wagons are Cool

I hear it all the time. Station wagons are not cool. And those people are dead wrong. Watch Mike talk about his Buick Roadmaster Estate that came stock from the factory with the LT1 Corvette engine. It's a very cool car in it's own right. But Mike's story, and his telling of it, really drives … Continue reading Station Wagons are Cool

Tweet Character Count Doubles

Cool Hunting Source: Link About It: Tweet Character Count Doubles I have mixed emotions about this. The unique requirement of Twitter is that it forces everyone to become much more concise. Often that means mangled sentences in some way. Doubling the character limit only caters to those who are not able to pare down their … Continue reading Tweet Character Count Doubles

Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music

Google has done a great job over the years highlighting specific noteworthy events that would otherwise go unnoticed. This is one. "Hip Hop was disruptive," says YouTube's head of music. "It shows that people in any situation have the ability to create something powerful and meaningful." The post Google is bringing the funk with a … Continue reading Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music