Who Owns the Moon?

Who Owns the Moon?

So who exactly owns the moon? It is a question that has vexed me for  years. In light of the upcoming shuttle launch I found myself straying back to it more and more often. As a historian I have a pretty set definition of how a nation or country colonizes.  Historically, the Finders-Keepers rule applies:… Read More

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Ten Things My Geek-Brain Makes Me Do

Ten Things My Geek-Brain Makes Me Do

Geek-brains are wired differently than non-geek brains. We hyper-obsess over strange things, we remember obscure details of inconsequential events, we have little to no shame when it comes to the things we geek out over. We might be firmly opposed to going in public in just our bra and panties, but paint them gold and call it a Leia Slave-Girl… Read More

The Saga of a Geek Who (Once) Hated Apple

It is sort of an unwritten law of geekdom that when we have opinions about technology, we must have very, VERY strong opinions.  I faithfully adhere to this rule and had dually applied it to my sheer and unfettered hatred of all things Apple.  I thought the iPods were ridiculous.  I don’t care how small… Read More