February 15th, 2007

Embrace the new paradigm

Poll #928125 Embrace the new paradigm

Remembering that these days politics is not about complex debates, carefully considered trade-offs or even getting off one's fat arse and onto the streets, it is about check-boxes, I want

Lower taxes
0(0.0%)
Better public services
0(0.0%)
Everyone but me to use public transport, keeping the roads clear for me to enjoy at no extra cost
1(10.0%)
World Peace
1(10.0%)
Tougher sentences for parole violators
0(0.0%)
A cookie
0(0.0%)
A pony
0(0.0%)
A 'witty' Slashdot style final answer, you insensitive clod
0(0.0%)

Nostalgia for the future

I am sure that we all have some picture of the future based on decades of reading and watching SF. But what is that picture exactly?
Poll #928126 Ninety minutes from New York to Paris (more leisure for artists everywhere)

It is 2150, an era of peace and prosperity, in which city is the HQ of the world government?