Tag Archives: social class

White collar crime going unpunished is disgusting

My sister Minnie, like so many other moms of young children, was looking for a social group for new moms. She left her Silicon Valley web developer job of 8 years to stay at home with her baby, and could … Continue reading

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When disaster relief becomes a police state dragnet

I don’t have time to be a serious investigative journalist, so here’s a little rant. I noticed in Katrina relief work that Homeland Security was swooping down on even small shelters and on people aggregating peoplefinding data. They took the … Continue reading

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Halfwitted journalist thinks only rich people should blog

This Washington Post writer suggests that blogs are not only unimportant, they are actively harmful to democracy and society. Therefore, the government should make them more expensive, so that regular people can’t afford to have them. And if that wasn’t … Continue reading

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SXSWi notes: High Class, Low Class Web Design

Notes on High Class and Low Class Web Design. Respecting your audience. Do you treat them as equals? Culturally, educationally? What if they’re not your peer group? People who call their audience “marks”. Fans officially, but the treatment in the … Continue reading

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