Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2005 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.
This morning, during the KQED pledge drive, I heard that they were giving away Salon Premium memberships. (I'd heard rumblings of this a few days ago at work.) Then I heard that another pledge thank-you gift was a gift certificate for Planet Organics, which I also patronize. Guesses for next incredibly Sumana-targeted premiums: date with Josh Kornbluth, dinner at Herbivore (the vegan restaurant on Valencia), the entire oeuvre of Gordon Korman, a donation in my name to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a BART Plus ticket....