Proposition 37 in California calls for mandatory labeling of GMO foods and those in favor of it are arguing that it should pass because “we have a right to know.” However, there is one big problem with that argument: there is no such thing as a “right to know.” This bill forces manufacturers to label their foods in ways they do not agree with, and there is no such thing as a “right” to violate another’s rights. Continue reading
As long time listener to audio podcasts such as Leo Laporte’s TWiT network (Windows Weekly is among my favorites) and Creative Screenwriting Magazine, I can say I love listening to podcasts. There are many great shows that I have sampled, and I’ve found that I much prefer listened to audio podcasts instead of video. Continue reading
There are two kinds of jerks in this world: The first thinks he’s better than everyone else; the second thinks everyone else is beneath him. It is a subtle—yet crucial—distinction. Continue reading
Surfing the iPhone app store while at lunch today (@SlicesNYPizza) brought me to WordPress’s mobile app. A few taps of the finger later I am writing this post between bites of semi-spicy chicken wings, inadvertantly smearing hot sauce all over the display of my phone.