Moslem Woman Living in LA Ignites Debate

Three weeks ago, Dr. Wafa Sultan was a largely unknown Syrian-American psychiatrist living outside Los Angeles, nursing a deep anger and despair about her fellow Moslems. Today, thanks to a blunt and provocative interview on Al-Jazeera satellite television Feb. 21,

New DVD Formats

When DVD burners opened up to the consumer market a few years ago, I spent a considerable amount of time comparing the +R, –R, RW, formats.  I finally purchased my first Sony DVD burner when it was the first that

Arabs Lag Behind Rest of World

Surprise, surprise… The Arab world is lagging behind in the digital revolution, with Internet users making up less than four percent of its population, according to participants in a telecommunications development conference in Doha. “The Arab presence on the Internet

Humor about Consultants – Part 3

As part of my continuing contribution to good humor… A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new Mercedes advanced out of the dust cloud towards him. The well dressed driver leaned out the window

Moslems and the Infidels

It’s apparent that the Moslems are not being very selective about who they consider as infidels… With the recent Moslem bombings at the Indian Hindu temple, it appears that these folks are ready to take on the world (coming soon

Free Jonathan Pollard

Update – It’s ironic that there is a resurgence of interest in the Jonathan Pollard story… There is a recent interview with Pollard in the American Spectator. Mar 3, 2006 – Most of you have probably forgotten about Jonathan Pollard,

Films Worthy of Hollywood

I didn’t watch the Academy Awards, but Mark Goldblatt observed in the National Review: “it’s obvious that the Hollywood luminaries were busy patting themselves on the back for their courage in honoring films depicting two gay cowboys as star-crossed lovers,

Murphy’s Other Laws

Additional humor courtesy of Sam Greenwood… 1. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don’t have film. 2. He who laughs last, thinks slowest. 3. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. 4. The things that come to those that

Replacement Hand ala Luke Skywalker

A recent issue of Popular Science describes some of the landmark progress with artificial limbs.  Researchers in Italy have prototyped the first brain-controlled prosthetic hand (see photo below).  The “Cyberhand” is intended to make patients feel as if they have