Gongol.com Archives: June 2009
Brian Gongol


June 17, 2009

Business and Finance CBO boss has the difficult job of telling politicians "No"
He has to tell them that the economic-stimulus package probably isn't worth what we're paying, and that digitizing medical records won't even come close to fixing the health-care spending problem. One would not consider this a lucky position. Meantime, there may be some things we can do to save health-care money in the long term, but they'll require spending more now. And we simply don't have the money to do that.

News NORAD plans some fake attacks on Iowa and nearby states

Broadcasting Podcast: Pay attention to Iran
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Broadcasting Podcast: Saving your digital photos using a PO Box
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Broadcasting Amateur collector opens public doors to his 600 antique radios
The evolution of radio continues at a breakneck pace. Internet radio is coming to cars in a matter of months, and the arrival of cell phones with built-in FM receivers is just another sign that what looks like a radio (or looked like one 50 years ago) may look very different in the future. And as things keep on changing, we're even finding that time-shifted radio is as popular in some ways as the live deal. Consolidation changed the radio business, just as predicted and observed here in 2001, but the "How" has been utterly unpredictable.

Humor and Good News The elusive and peculiar Banksy puts on a show

Water News Past mistakes can be costly

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