Showing posts from January 3, 2010

Femke Berkhout, Barcade & Poodles


Flying Cars, Online Communities, and Random Rock

The year 2010 is here and people complain about the lack of flying cars and how much everything has looked the same for the past twenty years or so.  According to the Blade Runner movie we have nine years to go before flying cars hit the scene.  I think that flying cars would be a bad idea considering that cars that are firmly planted on the ground take out a considerable number of humans on a daily basis (not to mention dogs, cats, squirrels and various other woodland creatures). 

Someone recently asked me what my New Year’s resolution was.  I usually just recycle the same one over and over, which is “do something new”, but this year I decided to settle on “less talk and more walk”. 

A friend enquired about my romantic life and I hesitated to respond.  “I’m happy with the way it is for now and I don’t want to jinx it…so I don’t want to talk about it.”  This is an odd response for me because usually I would be eager to talk about it…but not this time.

There was a long bit of silence th…