Archive for March, 2013

Equal Protection of the Laws

I remember standing in my dinning room in 1996, reading about DOMA in Carson City’s morning paper, thinking that it wasn’t such a big deal and not understanding why it was controversial. I was 16, focused on school and swimming, lived a very homogenous corner of the US, and didn’t know any out gay people […]

Earworm vs Code

I was just listening to DJ Earworm’s United State of Pop 2012 (yes, again) and in a moment of awe and appreciation, thought to myself “a computer is never going to be able to figure this out”. That’s sweet and sentimental, but it’s probably wrong. Whatever process Earworm used to compose this piece, it probably […]