Southwest Tests In-flight WiFi

Filed under:Science,Technology — posted by 3wire on 2/11/2009 @ 5:23 pm

From: Wired

Southwest customers over the next few months onboard the Wi-Fi enabled aircrafts will be offered on board instruction sheets on how to log on. And it will be free during the test period. Cellular technology will not work with the Wi-Fi service, says Southwest.

SWA

New Stimulus Watch Website

Filed under:Our Money,Technology — posted by Q Ball on 2/3/2009 @ 6:18 pm

A new website was just launched to keep an eye on all the projects proposed in the new “stimulus” bill. The website www.stimuluswatch.org is designed to allow people to comment on whether or not a local project is worthy of the money and if the project is being managed adequately. People can vote for or against certain projects.

Islam Trumps Justice in Netherlands

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,War on Terror — posted by 3wire on 2/2/2009 @ 6:51 pm

A member of the Dutch Parliament is to be prosecuted for hate crimes for making a film critical of Islam. Here is Pat Condell’s response.

Dutch MP to be charged
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/euro…

“America Last Man Standing” – Speech by Geert Wilders
http://www.cicentre.com/articles/gw_a…

Decision to prosecute is political
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1…



image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace