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Bob Morris

Bob Morris, the webmaster, is interested in the political ramifications of cleantech, climate change, and the economic crisis as well as leftie, antiwar, and social issues. From 2004-2007 he was active in the antiwar movement in Los Angeles and helped organize demonstrations that drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. From 2001-2003, he was Co-Coordinator of the Green Party of Los Angeles County Council.

NextEra Energy to add $1 bn energy storage in 2021

NextEra Energy, the world’s largest producer of solar and wind power, will invest $1 bn in energy storage in 2021. Their plans for renewables are unaffected by COVID-19. They are dropping retail prices temporarily to help consumers, and say there…

30 years clean and sober today

Thirty years ago today on Earth Day, I stopped doing drugs and alcohol and returned to Planet Earth. For anyone having addiction problems, you can do it too. One day at a time. When I tell people how much I…

Why aging COBOL systems are hard to upgrade.

Hint: Crashing federal and state systems is not the fault of modern COBOL, which is quite robust and runs lots of mission-critical systems just fine. The real problem is for decades management didn’t want to spend money on training or…

Assume we are at war with coronavirus, act accordingly

Brentwood Farmers Market
Being religious won’t keep coronavirus away. Jesus has more important things to do than protect wilfully ignorant knuckleheads from themselves. Really, he does. Also, being a wealthy liberal shopping at the Brentwood farmers market thinking only The Poors get coronavirus,…