Author: Ryan Kawailani Ozawa

I haven’t been able to get this news out of my head all week. A computerized robot that can design robots? Specifically mimicking the process of evolution? Although it’s just a fringe geek story...

I really should be working on our in-class assignment, but I’m enjoying websurfing on this iMac too much. Bagel-shaped mouse and all. Here’s a tip, though — don’t laugh out loud in the middle...

The wave of the future, I guess. Instant and electronic media are becoming the sole targeted conduits of information providers, such as the organizers of the Deomocratic National Convention. “print reporters don’t count —...

The Honolulu Flap of the Week is Governor Cayetano’s pardon of Honolulu attorney Tom Foley for a fatal DUI crash in 1995. (Tom Foley is not related to Dan Foley of same-sex marriage fame,...

So Al Gore comes out at the Democratic National Convention tonight. I’m pulling for him, but only because a return to a pro-censorship, anti-abortion Republican presidency scares the crap out of me. I must...

A fun quote from Khava’s great journal, on her otherwise traumatic family vacation in Seattle: “So I’ll just tell you how to get your film developed for free. Take all your pictures except for...

Through the famous Megan’s Law, and the wonders of technology, Hawaii’s Criminal Justice Data Center presents its searchable online Sex Offender Registration Information database. Very eerie. Photos, residence and employer locations, even makes and...

Poor Reform Party. In the wake of Perot, the party that busted its ass getting on the ballot in all 50 states is now being hijacked by creepy ex-Republican Pat Buchanan. It’s convention bust...

Movie trailers are coming out earlier and earlier these days. Disney’s put one out for Pearl Harbor, even though it’s not due out until next Memorial Day. I’ve always thought there should be more...

I guess before my general disdain for the weblog fad solidifies, I should at least give it a good turn. More than a few of the ‘blogs I’ve stumbled into had “I hate these...