This Is Great, But …

In this press release titled “LADWP Funds Innovative Energy Efficient Technology Ideas”, the Los Angeles municipal utility announced an initiative to fund innovative energy-efficiency technologies that will particularly reduce peak-load demand. You know, if you just allow for market-based real-time pricing, even just for large industrial users, LADWP wouldn’t have to spend $750,000 on this … More This Is Great, But …More This Is Great, But …

How Depressing Is This?

Dan Gillmor on the proposed “Peer to Peer Piracy Prevention Act,” under which the music and movie industries would be legally allowed to hack into computers running file-sharing programs. Dan puts it very gloomily. … More How Depressing Is This?

Common Sense Is The Victim Of Unthinking Bureaucracy In American Airports

This OpinionJournal editorial by George McGovern is an incredibly eloquent statement of how ridiculous and unthinking airport security bureaucracy has become. Read it, tell your airlines that you’ll avoid flying and they are more likely to go out of business because of this static, backward-looking approach to making us feel safe that instead just makes … More Common Sense Is The Victim Of Unthinking Bureaucracy In American AirportsMore Common Sense Is The Victim Of Unthinking Bureaucracy In American Airports