Jerry Pournelle

I was saddened last night to learn of the death of Jerry Pournelle. I never met Jerry, but I was certainly influenced by him.  In the early days of computers, he wrote a column for Byte magazine and it was the first thing I would turn to when I received my issue.  He was also […]

Racism

Here’s a comment I made yesterday on an article about racism: I went to high school with a guy from the Philippines. He was one of the most popular guys in the school. He was involved in all sorts of school activities and everyone loved him. I only wished I could have been half as […]

Reporting on Reporting

Page Six on the New York Post website did and article called “Here’s how much stars have donated toward Harvey relief efforts.’ Their list includes: J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans who raised $15.4 million through an online fund-raiser. Ellen Degeneres – $1 million (to Watt’s charity). Drake – $200,000 (to Watt’s charity). N.Y. Giants […]