While the Internet is about many things, cute kittie photos, viral videos and, unfortunately, Rule 34. It also a great tool for freedom of expression, fair use and sharing information. True, it can harbor pirates, those who break copyright laws, but freedom of expression is a double-edged sword. I can’t ban the Koran and still, justly and fairly, have my Bible. In order to function, it must be completely open and accessible to all, equally and fairly.
Unfortunately, not everyone feels that way. There are some who believe in suppression of ideas, filtering and censorship. I call bullshit. Let me take my chances with that sword. Continue reading “The Dancing Baby Wins!”→
Personally, I think that this better than the RNC… after all it is pretty hard not to have good memories of yo-yos. Not the same can be said for many a politician.
Almost all of us have played with a yo-yo. They are nearly a universal toy, at least as common as the top. Almost every culture has yo-yos. They were a bit of an explosive fad in the 70s with the, now famous, Ducan Butterfly… every kid wanted one. I was among those kids. I still have two Duncan light up yo-yos in my dresser drawer.
I Almost Never Give a 12 Minute Video a Chance, I am Glad I Made an Exception for This One
I made an exception for this one. I had far more kewl and awesome teachers than I deserved. In hindsight, it is amazing the difference they can make in a student’s life.
Take a twelve minute break from your day and check this video out. Do yourself a favor and don’t stop when you see him have cinder blocks smashed on his chest because that is before he gets to the real message.
On some previous Fourth of July, I was on a flight going from one military post to another. I really enjoyed many a fireworks display from above the clouds that year. This video may actually be kewler.