“[Last] September — despite strong indications of innocence, an international outcry and a petition of 1 million signatures — Georgia sent a man named Troy Davis to his death. The execution of Troy Davis, despite the absence of a murder weapon, physical evidence or DNA linking him to the crime, placed the spotlight on Georgia and the injustices of the death penalty. This, in a state where five death row inmates have been exonerated.
“And Georgia is in the spotlight once again, as it plans to execute Warren Hill, a mentally ill man. “
“Make content available first, and navigation second. Don’t waste precious screen space on superfluous items. This is especially important on mobile devices, but not bad advice for the screen, either.”
“In 2008, the U.S. had over 12 thousand firearm-related homicides. All of Japan experienced only 11, fewer than were killed at the Aurora shooting alone. And that was a big year: 2006 saw an astounding two, and when that number jumped to 22 in 2007, it became a national scandal. By comparison, also in 2008, 587 Americans were killed just by guns that had discharged accidentally.”