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David Colarusso
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David Colarusso is an attorney, software engineer, and former high school physics teacher living in Brookline, MA. In his spare time, Colarusso produces an intermittent educational vlog, The Tabletop Explainer. He also enjoys woodworking. Email him at "blogging [at] david colarusso [dot] com"

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Eagles for Equality

(4) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 9:13 AM

I attained the rank of Eagle in 1993, and in many ways it is the proudest achievement of my life, besting graduation from law school and completion of the Boston Marathon. Aside from my family and the Church, scouting is perhaps most responsible for the man I am today. That's...

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What if We Don't Raise the Debt Ceiling?

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2011 | 10:38 AM

Given the daily budget talks in Washington and lingering questions surrounding whether or not our elected officials will actually raise the debt ceiling, I have been thinking about the consequences should our representatives fail us -- triggering a default.

Predictions include not paying members of our armed services and...

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The Future of Cable Television

(10) Comments | Posted March 17, 2010 | 10:53 AM

I decided to stop paying for cable last August, despite the fact that half of the first-run shows I watch are cable series. So when Comedy Central pulled The Daily Show from Hulu last week, and placed it on with three times as many commercials...

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A Truly World-Wide Web: What If Totalitarian Regimes Couldn't Censor the Net?

(6) Comments | Posted January 13, 2010 | 10:07 AM

2010-01-13-Teledesic_Satellite.gifYesterday Google announced that it was rethinking its policy of filtering search results in China, prompted in part over concerns involving human rights activists.

Last week, Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) penned a piece in Foreign Policy, "Twitter...

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Full-Body Scans v. Nude Screenings: A Back-of-the-Envelope Calculation

(2) Comments | Posted January 4, 2010 | 10:46 AM

I'm currently trapped in an airport terminal waiting for my delayed flight, and in the wake of the Christmas day terrorist attempt, I can't help but ponder the question of full-body scans. Ambivalent as I am, I figure this is as good a time as any to weigh the pros...

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