WISP – Ire: Blood Memory

Dev/Pub(?): 10Birds Store: Google Play Why I Stopped Playing There aren’t a lot of reasons I’d uninstall a game before playing it, but I:BM falls afoul of one of them by requiring access to my device ID and call information. There could certainly be legitimate reasons to ask for that permission (difficulty auto-pausing on some phones, for example, […]

On Shutting Down Muskrat Falls

I’ve been super selfish the last few days; LGW is being good about it, but I can’t imagine that I’ve been easy to live with as blow after blow after blow rained down on the heads of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians over the course of this week. I’ve been trying to engage. I’m on the tweeterbox watching #nlpoli; I’m […]

Moderation in the Shadow of Debt

Tomorrow is the provincial budget, and there’s a lot to munch on in anticipation. There’s Hans Rollmann and Jon Parsons‘ treatment of the subject, which are, if nothing else, impassioned. To me, at least, they also fail a basic test of pragmatic balance; we can’t reinvent the economy entire overnight, which would, I think, be required in order […]

The only good politic

I signed up to volunteer with the federal NDP today. It’s my first such action, though I have been thinking about taking this step for half a lifetime now. The first thing that happened was I got an email asking me to recruit 3 more people by sending them this link: http://www.ndp.ca/subscribe Political parties are […]

Hello failure my old friend

This morning I got up at 9:45, 15 minutes after I nominally start work. I had woken up at 6:45AM, which is 15 minutes prior to my desired rising time. I remember taking a long moment at that earlier hour to consider getting up before deciding to let myself doze until my alarm sounded at 7. […]