Mike Himowitz

Mike Himowitz


We can't see as votes get counted in a black box

February 23, 2006

Most computer-savvy people I know would never entrust something as important as picking the next president or governor to gadgets as unreliable as computers. Especially with no paper backup.

  • Don't send computer off to college till it's equipped

    August 15, 2002

    If you have a student headed to college for the first time, you've probably bought a computer by now. It was a big expense, and undoubtedly the object of more than a little anguish. But before you load it into the car, it's a good idea to stock up on the extras that will keep your student's computer and other electronic gadgets running properly.

  • Web helps Americans connect during their darkest hour

    September 17, 2001

    "IHAVE JUST learned of the safety of a friend. I can't even begin to imagine the pain that you all must feel. I have the luxury of hugging my wife and children today and will NEVER again take this simple act for granted. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. If there is anything that we can do please let us know. God, please bless all of us at this, humanity's darkest hour."

  • No honor in Amazon's site scheme

    February 12, 2001

    If you've ever bought a book or CD from Amazon.com, try this little experiment: point your Web browser to www.seti.org.