Archive for June 27th, 2007

The Exemption Game

Nearly every page of the CIA’s “Family Jewels” released yesterday contains at least one redaction. As I wrote yesterday, some of these redactions are highly suspicious; others merely highly questionable. A few seem irrational, illogical, and apparently completely arbitrary.
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Published in: General, Security | on June 27th, 2007 | Comments Off on The Exemption Game

A Year of Shaving

It was a year ago this month that I first shaved with a low-tech safety razor, an event I wrote about at the time. In the intervening twelve months, I’ve learned a lot about what used to be a painful and unpleasant near-daily necessity for me, and which remains a burden for a lot of people.
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Published in: Geekiness, General, Wetshaving | on June 27th, 2007 | Comments Off on A Year of Shaving