A Day To Celebrate

Most people in New York did not want the Olympics. In fact, many New Yorkers seemed to quite reasonably conclude than the only thing more completely insane than building a professional sports stadium in Manhattan would be using that stadium to hold the Olympics in Manhattan. When it came time to ask for volunteers to appear in an NYC2012 Olympic bid promotional video, there were of plenty of people that showed up — but they were from New Jersey.

Greg Pomerantz, who still stubbornly refuses a blog of his own, quite astutely pointed out the auspicious nature of July 6th for globally conscious New York hackers saying, "truly a day to celebrate — no euro software patents, and we lose the Olympic bid!"


Author: Benjamin Mako Hill

Rebel with rather too many causes. And your host!

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