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 […]