Archive for December, 2002


Thursday, December 12th, 2002

According to this (follow the oil link), the u.s. has a reserve of 22.2 billion barrels of oil, and consumes 8.1 million barrels a day.

So, if we take 22,200,000,000 (22 billion) and divide it by 8,100,000, we should get the number of days of oil left.

And, let’s see..

2,470 days of oil left.

Let’s divide by 365

7.5 years.

Does anyone else find this a little alarming?

In 7.5 years, our entire economy will be dependant on a foreign resource.

3.7 million people

Sunday, December 8th, 2002

KaZaA has 3.7 million people logged in right now.

3.7 million people.

That’s getting to be a appriciable chunk of the U.S. population, thinks I.

In other news, I put up another song-snippet. I need to know if it totally sucks or not before I put more time into it, so if some of you broadband suckers could take a listen at Direct Action I’d appriciate it. I have about six minutes in my mind (it transitions into major, then does some other funky stuff) but as it takes a hour of work to render each minute of audio, I need to know if it totally sucks or not.