The ramblings of a giant squid…
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They could have raised the minimum wage without all the pain

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism No Comment

Raising the minimum wage 20% in one shot was not a bright move and it’s going to cause a lot of short term pain before it produces any gain.  There is already evidence that the people it’s most intended to help are being hurt as businesses, suddenly facing a 20% labour and employer tax increase […]

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It’s the new year! Are you ready?

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Technology No Comment

The holidays are over and we’re in the long lull of drudgery until Family Day (or whatever it’s called where you are) in February.  Now’s the time to do a bit of administration to keep all your technological stuff in good order.  Here are six things to consider: Change your WiFi password(s) – If you don’t have […]

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Happy New Year

Cephalopods, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen No Comment

And the traditional cephalopod this year is a Giant Pacific Octopus, which, it was discovered late in 2017, is actually two species!

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Happy Holidays. Really.

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

If someone gets mad, when you say “Merry Christmas” at this time of year, because it might offend someone, then without any shred of doubt, that person is being a dick. But there’s a corollary to that. If someone says “Happy Holidays” and YOU get offended because you think they are attacking you as a […]

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