pinkasphalt

Month: February 2003

Switchers

Why you should switch to Linux. Or switch to Mac.

Nucular Poetry

You say tomato, I say tomato, you say nucular, I say nuclear. Let’s call the whole thing off.

Some submissions from the poetsagainstthewar list of poems.:

This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body… – Walt Whitman

Much Madness is divinest Sense
To a discerning Eye
Much sense — the starkest Madness
‘Tis the Majority
In this, as All, prevail
Assent — and you are sane —
Demur — you’re straightway dangerous,
And handled with a chain. – Emily Dickinson

Mitnick on eBay

If you want to own a little piece of hacking history, head over to ebay, where a bunch of Mitnick items are on sale.

A Different State of the Union

Willy Wonka, International Terrorist

Why should Willy Wonka get special treatment? ­čÖé

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