What I am reading now

Lengthy salon article on US militarized police presence

I should also say, my 20 day absence is due to a horrible, horrible technical problem (work-related) which has me thinking I ought to invest in a back up machine of my own. ¬†For several years now I’ve been solely working from my office computer (due to plentiful international travel).

Is it time to shell out the dough and buy a laptop for myself? (Sad face).