On Asteroids and Internets

Meta political retoric rant post go!
So here’s an interesting thing about political debates. Every time people start arguing about allocation of resources (health care, energy sources), philosophical sliding scales (freedom vs. safety, ...
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Rant: EULAs (nerding with the nerds in the nerdery!)

You know what annoys me? End User License Agreements (EULAs sometimes also called Terms of Service). They’re these giant legal documents that corporate lawyers draw up as the agreement between them (the software creator) and you (the customer). ...
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Second Person is the Best Narrative Perspective

Jan 13 , 2012 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Misc | 0 Comments
“But why, Steve?” You ask yourself. “Surely someone as charming, witty, and stunningly good-looking as you must have a good reason for saying such a strange thing. But for the life of me, I cannot fathom what it could be! It must be because ...
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Ye Olde Doom Comic

Dec 23 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | 1 Comment

Once upon a time, there was a video game. It was called Doom. It was pretty awesome, and it revolutionized video games.

It was so influential, in fact, that many other people tried to get involved in the giant money cow it appeared to be. Many ...

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The Importance of Failure

Dec 15 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | 1 Comment

For those of you who aren't familiar, here is what Regdar (the laptop) does during any given song: he builds a random loop of 2 to 8 beats using 8 percussive noises. He does this 3 times (on average). Each of these is keyed to a button on the DDR pad. ...

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Crackpot Theories: Indoctrinating Kids is Kind of Weird

Morgan Spurlock (the guy from the movie Super Size Me) used to have this TV show called 30 Days. The premise was that each week, a participant had to live a life ...

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Story time with Uncle Steve: John Henry

The following is a story of the little guy's triumph against the evils of industrialization.

Jonathan was a parking lot flag waver. He was a darn good parking lot flag waver! Whenever a sporting event, major concert, or awards show happened ...

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How we'll get SOPA repealed in two easy steps!

It may be naive of me, but I've never been too worried about the Stop Online Pree-speech Act (someone should really tell them they spelled it wrong.) Even ...

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Crackpot Theories: Switch the drinking and driving ages

Being as I may have inadvertantly endorsed underage drinking in last week's post, I'd better rationalize it now!

The drinking and driving ages are stupid and should be switched.

Here's my reasoning:
Public transportation is a great ...

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Nashville open mics

Nov 10 , 2011 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Griping about places | 2 Comments

I've been in Nashville for 4 weeks so far. Guess how many open mics I've played so far?

If you guessed 0, you win! "But Steve," you say despite the poor grammar this represents, "why aren't you playing open mics? You love playing at open ...

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