I think ZipCar is sweet, and I think it makes a carless existence in an urban environment easier and within reach of more people.
Hey, so I decided to try Twitter. You can follow me on http://www.twitter.com/joshorum
And there you have it.
Where I live (in San Francisco), there’s a definite shortage of parking. If people intend to just stop for a minute (to carry something up to their apartment, or to get a friend, or whatever), they will generally double-park, leaving their car out in the street, or pull into a driveway. The first option is clearly superior to the second, and I’m mystified that people continue to park in driveways. Continue reading “Why do people park in front of garages?”
True Hoops, the best basketball blog out there, had a recent post on “What Exactly Did Michael Jordan Teach Us?” It’s applicable to a lot more than basketball. Continue reading “Boring old lessons on life from basketball.”
I’ve read a bunch of articles discussing whether the Democrat victory in the recent election is indicative of a general political shift, or whether it’s the result of correctable Republican errors. This seems to be missing the larger picture: that regardless of errors (and there have been many), the Republican party under George W. Bush has changed politically. Continue reading “Why Democrats are missing the point if they think this is a cultural shift”