So a story appeared in the London Free Press this morning (linked to below) regarding Middlesex County Council’s decision to replace 2-year old laptops with Apple iPads. I find this to be a waste of money for reduced functionality replacing very usable computers. I just sent this email to Middlesex Centre (that’s where I’m a taxpayer) Mayor Al Edmondson and received a response. See below for my original email and Mayor Edmondson’s response.
This is a terrific video I came across in one of my RSS feeds, done by Dr. Phil Plait. From the Dr. Plait’s site: In July, I spoke at The Amaz!ng Meeting 8 in Las Vegas. Sponsored by the James Randi Educational Foundation, it’s the largest meeting of critical thinkers and skeptics in the world. … Read more The Goal of Skepticism – Don’t Be a Dick