From the Tumblelog February 7-13, 2010

Feb 13

newsA new Buzz start-up experience based on your feedback

Posted by Todd Jackson, Product Manager, Gmail and Google Buzz
We’ve heard your feedback loud and clear, and since we launched Google Buzz four days ago, we’ve been working around the clock to…

newsWill health-care insurance save your life?

Megan McArdle’s column questioning the link between insurance coverage and mortality (researcher speak for “dying”) is interesting, but ultimately misleading. At its base, it takes a…

Feb 12

newsMillions of Buzz users, and improvements based on your feedback

Feb 11

newsNFL Films withholds post-interception talk

Reggie Wayne was wired for the Super Bowl and mostly didn’t say much. But as I watched parts of the game for an obsessive third time, I knew that Wayne’s mic’d up segment would pay off huge in…

newsBlueCross BlueShield of Texas' blueprint for denying health policies.

It’s difficult to appreciate the stakes in health care reform if you receive health insurance through your employer. About 59 percent of Americans do, and while they are paying more and more for…

twittericonRT @SPINmagazine: Free Download: New @Japandroids song!

Feb 10

newsSarah Palin’s Secret hand Notes - Tom Toles Editorial Cartoon on

Feb 09

newsgal328: Frequently Raised Objections

newsRepublicans -- Not Obama -- More Often on Wrong Side of Public Opinion

One of the more commonplace assertions among pundits on the center-right — made rather carelessly by Victor Davis Hanson and more thoughtfully by Jay Cost, is that agenda put forward by Obama…

newsCondescending Liberals

“[I]n the end the bedrock common sense of the American people will prevail,” wrote conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer Friday in the Washington Post. He was crowing over Scott Brown’s…

newsNo Fussin’ and Fightin’: Let’s Try Dialogue Instead

Much is said about the “culture wars” in the US—especially every four years at election time. And much was said leading up to yesterday’s Super Bowl concerning an ad from Focus on the Family, the…

twittericonpoopy. is blocked at work again.

Feb 8

twittericonElliot’s final tally from last night’s party was 26 adults and 25 kids.

Feb 7

twittericonToday Elliot was watching ESPN while Finn was in bed. There was bleeped profanity. Finn walked in and said "The swearing attracted me."

twittericonFinn just said "Elliot, I know how to get a girl when you are teenager. Give her a compliment and then walk away." - Too much iCarly!