Thursday, October 06, 2011

Lessons of 1984

Innovation awakened the mobs.
Cupertino, can you hear our sobs?
Though an Apple a day
Could keep drabness away,
In the end, it could not save our Jobs.

The Limerick Savant

Apple’s Visionary Redefined Digital Age
STEVEN P. JOBS, 1955-2011
By John Markoff, The New York Times, 10/5/11

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Saenger Anger

So our loss at the Saenger's a gain?
What's writ on the wall is now plain:
In the new CLA
Robert has it his way.
It's out with the old and in Sain.

NB - The Savant felt it was time to inject a little local venom.

Centre for the Living Arts dismisses Saenger manager Penton
By Lawrence F. Specker, Press-Register, 9/21/11

Monday, May 02, 2011

Mission Accomplished?

Well, what do you know about that?
Future terrorists' plans must fall flat!
Since Obama has shown
With bin Laden's iPhone
There's an app that can tell where you're at.

Seems like we finally had intelligence where we needed it: in the White House

Osama Bin Laden Killed
NPR, 5/2/11

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wats-on TV tonight?

We see jeopardy in the concession
To A.I. in its latest accession.
"This outsmarter of men,
Unlike Brad nor like Ken,
has a name in the form of a question."

Computer Wins on ‘Jeopardy!’: Trivial, It’s Not
By John Markoff, The New York Times, 2/16/11