I'm sensing a half-formed undertone from this whole scenario, that somehow there is an effort to form a benevolent oligarchy of savants who Know Better Than You Do About What's Good For You. © It's a little creepy, to be honest. As if it's exactly what the right-wingers warn about when they talk of liberalism as… » 7/24/14 12:22pm Today 12:22pm

Can I just be generally cranky that large populations can literally walk around with giant stores of knowledge at their fingertips, preserve memories for pretty much ever with the push of a button, talk to people across the world about what life is like, and we still don't know not to blow each other up so we get to… » 7/24/14 12:12pm Today 12:12pm

Thanks for this elaboration. I've been wondering about this a lot, as there is an increasingly strong tendency for people to post random but easily identifiable strangers in random but easily identifiable places without consent basically because they can, and then fling the "public space" argument all willy-nilly.… » 7/24/14 8:19am Today 8:19am

As far as I can tell it doesn't search comments at all. It will search full post titles, tags and text but as far as comments you either have to scroll through trying to remember the date or remember some unique turn of phrase that you might Google in combination with your name. » 7/24/14 7:55am Today 7:55am

But if the good guy with a gun shot a good guy that looked like a bad guy with a gun, then the good guy with the gun (the one with a hole in 'im) was not that good at all because everyone knows you shouldn't dress like a bad guy with a gun if you don't want to get shot! » 7/23/14 5:28pm Yesterday 5:28pm