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 […]

2015 in review

The last time I checked I was starting to fall behind on my goals for 2015, but I remained optimistic. It was an ambitious year at the outset, but then it started off in the middle of a very positive stretch – apartment was rented, house was solid, finances were manageable, depression was under control, and […]

On being a web tycoon

I have what you might call a substantial number of domains to my name Most of these are tied to one or more projects, but over the last two years my income has radically failed to keep up with my expenses, and I’ve had to look at which of these I might actually care about. […]

The future of roads?

This is interesting, especially when paired with something like this.  I’ve been lining up a (fictional) element in one of my projects for something like this, but I’d been assuming that the eventual (real-world) solution would be biologically-derived or at least a little less fancy.  The notion of a road that shows its damage on its face […]