Barack Obama made a strong speech tonight in Raleigh, North Carolina and while i’ve been confident ever since Super Tuesday that the candidacy was his to lose and more recently, all but “signed, sealed, delivered,” it felt especially sweet to walk into my living room tonight and find myself staring at a large poster of the next president of the United States. Anyway, this will undoubtedly drag on, however, it’s nice to celebrate and i’ve got my fingers crossed that somehow, someway, Senator Clinton will wake up Wednesday relieved, refreshed, and bathing in the revelation of reality. It’s time, Hillary, time to put your energy back into the party, time to back Barack. With only six months until election day, I’d love to see the debunking of John McCain take place over the next eight weeks as opposed to a continuation of the embarrassing bickering holding up the Dems campaign. Clinton already announced that she’d be taking the day off, so who knows… perhaps she will step back, mull it over, and do what’s best for herself, the party, and the country.
Currently on the I-5 headed toward San Diego (I’m in the back seat of Mike Prasad’s car) and my USBConnect 881 is cooking up series speed via AT&T’s 3G wi-fi network. No need for Time Warner crap cable service if I had this kind of 3G reception at home. 2.8Mbps download vs. 1Mbps upload. Nice!
It’s RSS awareness day. I’m a huge fan of RSS and began subscribing to feeds about five years ago when I was weaning myself off of traditional newsgroups via XNews. I first used Outlook Express, and later Thunderbird for RSS. For a little while I dug Newsgator and later NetNewsWire (which was later acquired by Newsgator). But for the past couple years it’s been strictly Google Reader (screenshot below), which I can also access on my mobile (via http://www.google.com/reader/m/).
What do you use?
An opml file of the feeds I follow is embedded on my site right here. You can expand each tab infinitely to skim the content, or just download the opml for yourself and go nuts. I recently added this opml to Toluu as well.