I now officially hate print magazines

There. I’ve said it. Now that I have an iPad (and love it as a device for media consumption), I really don’t ever want to see a print magazine again. If I could, I’d happily convert all my remaining print magazine subscriptions to iPad subscriptions, and be a happy guy. (And yes, I’m willing to…

Pascal and climate change

I like this video argument about climate change/global warming and whether or not we should accept the costs of doing something about it: This is basically Pascal’s wager as applied to climate change/global warming. (Pascal suggested that it’s a better “bet” to believe that God exists than to not believe, because even if you believe…

Brilliant! Using technology to change behavior

I’ve been trying to think of ways that digital technology can influence people’s behavior — ride their bike instead of drive, combine errands to drive less, recycle more, etc. The “social” nature of today’s digital media and the popularity of social networks could be leveraged to influence people more. I can’t say I’ve got my…