On Springtime (and National Security)

Today (March 20) is the first day of Spring, also known as the Vernal Equinox.  The Vernal Equinox actually has a specific astronomical definition: when the Sun, heading north, is directly over the Equator. We can actually confine that to a specific moment of time; according to the United States Naval Observatory, Spring began at…

Concerning Keyboards (a rant)

I have a T-Mobile G2 Android phone, which (despite its meager battery) still serves me perfectly well.  I’m a bit worried, though, that I won’t be able to replace it when the time comes.  There aren’t many Android phones with physical keyboards any more, and those that have them tend to be low-end models.  And…