ICANN should establish its global humanitarian reach

ICANN51 in Los Angeles brings together technocrats, entrepreneurs and other bright-minded individuals, in a gathering that projects ample lavishness despite recent cuts in spending. And yet, the agenda of such a large organization with a cash reserve in the hundreds of millions of dollars and a … [Read more...]

September 11: It only takes two minutes to honor and remember

Thirteen years ago, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center came down in a formless mass of glass, steel and human remains. As much disconnected as we appear to be today from the visuals of 9/11/2001, the gut-wrenching imagery of a destroyed pair of iconic New York City buildings is still … [Read more...]

I don’t know Carlito

I don't know Carlito. He's not a domainer, he's a complete stranger. He's the father of a friend's friend, and his daughter's plea showed up on my Facebook timeline on Friday. Carlito is spending his final days painting - having never painted before in his life - in order to leave on canvas … [Read more...]

Oscar night: gTLDs are like chick flicks

Oscar night tonight, and while the event isn't always spectacular, there are plenty of movies worth reviewing. I've gone through the list of nominees, and I will provide my favorites, based on movies that I personally watched. The world of movie preferences varies, in the same way that some … [Read more...]

Water: Up to 75% of your body is H2O

While exact numbers might differ between persons and during different times of one's life, up to 75% of the human body is water. A person can survive several weeks without food, but on average, no more than 7-10 days without water to drink. Water quality is one of the large remaining … [Read more...]