Thursday, February 28, 2013
Joe Tymecki, chief technology officer for Vermont Public Television, has been elected chair of the PBS Enterprise Technology Advisory Committee. The group represents the diverse interests of the 350 PBS member stations in development and management of broadcast and information technologies.
Joe is a graduate of Vermont Technical College and is certified as a Professional Broadcast Engineer by the SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers). He has been head of engineering at Vermont's statewide public television network since 2008.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
(1) The typical Vermonter owns guns and opposes any effort to regulate them;
(2) with almost no violent crime in the state, there’s no point to more gun control.
After all, isn’t hunting so deep-seated in Vermont’s culture that the opening of the November deer season is effectively a state holiday? Isn’t Vermont’s murder rate just about the lowest in the nation? Wasn’t the Majority Leader of the State Senate forced into a hasty withdrawal of his bill to ban semi-automatic weapons lest it taint the entire Democratic Party?