Kahomono - Still Lucky After All These Years

Random musings on whatever catches my attention that day

David F

Sony: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

As you may recall, late last fall, Sony Pictures Entertainment acknowledged that their entire IT infrastructure had been severely breached.  At the time, the attackers were announced to be the North Koreans.  But serious analysis absent political axes to grind has put that conclusion in…

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David F

"Stuff" Religious People Say

It all began from this meme, originally shared by +Al Acton┬ávia +Dezzi The Humanist. I thought I would do a count-down style list of reactions to these things. Part way through, someone told me about her experience with one item not on the list and…

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David F

"It's all part of God's plan"

"It's all part of God's plan" is something I have heard religious people say to people who have just suffered some very negative life event. Anything from a bad breakup, to a fire or other disaster, all the way to the death of a family…

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David F

"You are being fooled by the Devil."

"You are being fooled by the Devil." This is something you'll hear from that vocal minority of Christians who take things much more literally than the average bear, and who therefore interpret passages in the Bible about Satan as referring to a literal creature. Since…

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David F

The price of free games

What price do we pay to play our favorite games?  Especially the "free" ones? Privacy.  It's not that we don't value it.  We do; we treat it as currency.  And it's sobering how lavishly we spend it. I just sampled the permissions requested by the…

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