I am watching live footage of Elon Musk’s car in space…

February 6, 2018

Honestly, this is insane…


And the dual landing picture was awesome:

This was a historic day.




I am Norwegian

February 2, 2018

I’m  not, but Twitter thinks I am. I use IFTTT to automatically tweet a blog post, so I don’t think about it much. But the last post prompted this. Maybe Erick Erickson gets the same reaction?


Strange Bedfellows 2

February 2, 2018

Erick Erickson and Josh Marshall in complete agreement…

No Hype

January 26, 2018

Presented without further comment, actual data.




Amazon Go Retail – Meet the Future

January 22, 2018

If you aren’t, you should be reading Om Malik. And this post, like many others, is excellent.

First what is Amazon Go: It is an 1800 square-foot retail outlet in Seattle with no staff, where you can grab and go and where you get billed directly to your Amazon account. It offers everyday grocery staples, ready-to-eat meals, snacks and Amazon Meal Kits.

The current retail industry insiders will come up with excuses around why Go won’t work and why Amazon hasn’t figured out the complexity of the problems. Just like they said Amazon Cloud is for kid-apps and it wouldn’t scale and won’t be a real business. I was an Amazon skeptic in 1998. By 2002, I had changed my mind. I am a Bezos Believer.

I am too…


My Hair is Itchy, or the 29 Stages of a Twitterstorm

January 19, 2018

It’s long, but you have to read it all. It’s hilarious down to the tiniest details. From BuzzFeed, The 29 Stages Of A Twitterstorm in 2018.


Monstrous and Ahistorical

January 17, 2018

Maybe this Kasparov guy knows a thing about dictatorships and immigration. Just maybe…