Author: haiku

Speaks little and then only in tech haikus

The new way to split the bill

This site ran a post some time back on the politics of the end-of-meal payment. Now it’s stepped up: What we usually like to do is designate a “point person” for payment; everyone else pays them their due amount (and…

Games for Cats

A growing number of apps are being created for cats — not cat owners. Seriously. (Do a YouTube search for “iPad and cats” or “cat plays with iPad” and you’ll see some amusing examples.) The apps do for pets what…

Support deforestation

Are you concerned about the environment?  Are you green enough?  Then forget those wasteful batteries and get Biolite – the product which uses only natural fuel – like forests:

Adopt Ahmed today

A Canadian liberal wrote many letters to the Canadian government, complaining about the treatment of captive insurgents (terrorists) being held in Afghanistan National Correctional System facilities. She demanded a response to her letter and was sent the following: National Defense…