How I Simplified the Tax Code in Just One Hour

Disclaimer: I wrote the following paper this evening with only a simply premise to get me started. I am not a tax professional. My complete knowledge of tax issues came from only a few sources. These would be a textbook on Microeconomics, my partial reading of the FairTax proposal, recent…

Miley Cyrus Solved... Now Taylor Swift?

Beginning early this summer, my cell phone began receiving unexplained calls from young girls wanting to speak with Miley Cyrus. At first I deemed it to be a simple prank from one of my more loony friends, but as the summer went on the calls increased in frequency and they…

A Prophet is Born

I've made a lot of predictions in the past. I remember downloading my copy of XP RC2 back in 2001 and thinking "Gee, a stable operating system from Microsoft that supports all my hardware? How can they ever top that?" I told several people at the time that…

Morse Code Cryptography

Back in 2001, I wrote a simple PHP script that performs a nifty function. It will take a word or phrase and try to create a completely different sentence out of it that can be decoded using Morse Code. This science of hiding information is called cryptography. It's easiler to…

When I Run for President...

Our 2008 presidential election is shaping up to be an exciting one. The democrats already have a black guy, a latino (Bill Richardson), and a woman that are plotting their battle for the primaries. That should give Jay Leno jokes to last at least the next two years... "An…