Monthly Archives: June 2002

ask the pilot

Salon’s Patrick Smith on Ask the pilot How much turbulence can a typical 20-year-old passenger jet take before something really important breaks? And what actually goes on in the flight deck during a crazy wind-whipped landing? Do the pilots sweat

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Ishkur’s guide to electronic music

Ishkur’s guide to electronic music * * * * * Very funny Shockwave Flash movie Yes and No, a dyseducational road movie about driving. Pretty universal, I’d say. Found on Zannah’s #!/usr/bin/girl

Posted in Internet, Music

Yohei and Taro Kono

NYT: Japanese Father and Son Share a Liver and a Political Rivalry Yohei and Taro Kono are one of the most prominent father-son pairs in Japanese politics, but that has never prevented them from disagreeing in public. In fact, they

Posted in Japan, Personal

A Rift Among Bloggers

NYTimes: A Rift Among Bloggers “The Weblog world before Sept. 11 was mostly inward-looking Û mostly tech people talking about tech things,” said Glenn Reynolds, a law professor at the University of Tennessee who publishes InstaPundit.com, a popular site in

Posted in Blogs

The Sound of the Cosmos

Jamie sent me news about a new 3CD mix set from Tom Middleton “The Sound of the Cosmos” on Hooj Choons and I finally tracked it down today. Tom says: ‘I’m thrilled that Hooj are releasing my ambitious eclectic triple

Posted in Music

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