After 11 years of incisive blogging, we have decided to throw in the towel on maintaining due to constant hacking. We just don't have the time to deal with what has become a non-stop stream of attacks. As stomach-turning as it is to say it, between the unabashed corporatization of the internet and all the various forms of rampant hacking, the internet is dying the death of a thousand cuts. is but one example of what is happening to what many of us once hoped would be a resource for intelligent exchange and communication.