Archives, Character Writ Large, Queen Of Sciences, Welcome to the Occupation

Electoral Reform, or, In Which the Author Extrapolates Wildly From an Extremely Small and Biased Sample

On the agenda at work today: coordinate a meeting that as many as possible of two dozen-odd clients would be able to attend. Inane administrative duty? No: opportunity for field research into alternative voting systems! Dear clients, I wrote, I’d like to hold a meeting with you during the first week of March. Could you please email me a list of times…

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Archives, Give Me a Home, Talking To Strangers, Welcome to the Occupation

An arm, a leg, and then some

The other day, I had the privilege of dealing with a client from North Vancouver who was upset that my company had delivered to him the service that it advertized, rather than the something-for-nothing product that men of his extraction have come to expect from the common people. “Privilege”, because that was clearly how the disgruntled gentleman saw the exchange:…

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