The Katrina Help Wiki is here. There are a few tasks to be done: scraping structured data hand entering unstructured data building a web site marketing/publicizing the site For more details, see the wiki.
if you’re a geek and want to help, head over to the Katrina Tech Resources wiki and see what’s going on and join the list. Update: More on Chris Holland’s blog. Also see the Katrina Help Wiki.
the daily kos found out that FEMA director Mike Brown was fired from his last job managing the International Arabian Horse Association: Well, for 3 years Michael Brown was hired and then fired by our IAHA, the International Arabian Horse Assoc. He was an unmitigated, total fucking disaster. I was shocked as hell when captain […]
As boing boing reports, Bush joked about Trent Lott’s new house during a press conference: We’ve got a lot of rebuilding to do. First, we’re going to save lives and stabilize the situation. And then we’re going to help these communities rebuild. The good news is — and it’s hard for some to see it […]
what do you do in the face of one of the greatest natural disasters in the history of your country? go shoe shopping: The criticism is all the sharper because the President did nothing to alter his holiday schedule for 48 hours. Vice-President Dick Cheney remains on holiday in Wyoming. Condoleezza Rice, the Secretary of […]
Nero fiddled while Rome burned Originally uploaded by asmythie. Unbelievable…. President Bush plays a guitar presented to him by Country Singer Mark Wills, right, backstage following his visit to Naval Base Coronado, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Bush visited the base to deliver remarks on V-J Commemoration Day. (AP Photo/ABC News, Martha Raddatz)
Kutztown, Pa. school district: Downloading iChat is a felony – IO ERROR Thirteen high school students in Kutztown, Pa., have been charged with computer trespass, a third degree felony, for simply trying to use the laptops the school district forced on them.
Hastert Tries Damage Control After Remarks Hit a Nerve: House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert began his day yesterday explaining that he really does not want to see New Orleans bulldozed, and he ended it defending his absence from the Capitol when Congress approved a $10.5 billion hurricane aid package. In Syracuse, N.Y., former president Bill […]
George Bush’s Spin Doctor Speaks.