Eagle-eyed Trekkies may also have noticed that one of the moons circling the...– 10 Classic Star Trek References In “Star Trek Into Darkness” Been wondering about this since I saw the film. Glad it’s not explicitly Praxis, since in the original timeline, Praxis doesn’t get damaged for another twenty years or so. Seems weird it would happen so much...
It’s an unreasonable and baffling request for the New York Times to tell us to...– The New York Times Told Me to Take This Down — - meta - — Medium
The Upfront's Best Moments -- and Most Awkward... →
slavin: If you’ve never been in the advertising or TV businesses, this is a useful intro. This is the part where ~60 billion dollars from brands moves through the hands of the agencies, who give it to the networks. $60 billion a year. This is not done with spreadsheets and algorithms. It’s done with parties, alcohol, steak, and big musical numbers —all at a scale you’d find shocking. I like all...
The practice of “matching” a story is an outdated one that still continues...– Soup. (via nedhepburn)
Fuck yeah! Fuck yeah! Fuck!– Amanda’s (5-word) Webby speech :) (Fuck yeah, btw!) If you ever need a speech writer please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am very poetic and impactful (via amandalynferri) <3 <3 <3 (via jerilynstone)
“The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both... →
jennydeluxe: You will pry the hard G out of my cold, dying hands. I know what the creator thinks. I don’t care. HARD G FOR LIFE.
Anonymous asked: wait I'm confused where did he confused the dashboard with blogs?
sprint.ly: Introducing Sprint.ly 1.5 →
sprintly: We’re excited to announce the release of Sprint.ly 1.5. This release has been in the works for months and was entirely focused on speed, quality, and polish. From the core backend query interface to the way we handle Backbone collections on the frontend, Sprint.ly is now leaner, meaner, and more…
But Wait. Didn't Yahoo Try a Deal Like This... →
This article is such a glorious case of how people who don’t know what they’re talking about should just not say anything. At least grasp the difference between the dashboard and blog pages before you offer your opinion. Good god. Edit: Whoops. Misread. He does grasp that difference. Still irksome, however.
Pascal suggested that one ought to believe in God because if God exists, it will...– U MAD??? Evgeny Morozov, The Internet, And The Failure Of Invective | The Awl
I managed over 12,000 people at Groupon, most under the age of 25. One thing...– For Real, Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Releasing An Album Of Motivational Music | TechCrunch I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS.
Mr. Obama also expresses exasperation. In private, he has talked longingly of...– NYTimes.com. “going Bulworth” (via nedhepburn) DO IT. DO IT. DO IT. (via apoplecticskeptic) SERIOUSLY. God. Please. PLEASE.
The Tumblr app for Glass allows you to receive updates from your Tumblr...– Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN And Evernote Apps Coming To Google Glass Today | TechCrunch Beware of Benedict Cubercats distracting you while driving.
A Long Poem of Magic
The first time I used a remote control The first time I put on a walkman on and walked down the street The first time I recorded a sound on my mac and played it back The first time I played a synthesizer The first time I used a cordless phone The first time I tapped a BASIC program out of A+ magazine into my Apple II The first time I dialed into a BBS The first time I saw an Osborne 1...
Here’s a current example of the challenge we face,” he writes in the book’s...– Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class - Salon.com I like Jaron Lanier a lot, but this illustration as some sort of evidence of the internet hollowing out the middle class is, forgive me for saying so, idiotic. A child could figure out where those jobs went. 1) Instagram SHOWS the...
Cooper Union says that the current occupation of the president’s office “has...– Are Cooper Union’s finances fixable? | Felix Salmon Oh god, it’s just going to get worse.
How Cooper Union’s Endowment Failed in Its Mission... →
Tuition may or may not be inevitable at this moment, but everyone that got Cooper Union to this point should be fired.
By the first of May, the plates were gone, revealing chalk inscriptions in Sol...– Moscot Is Making a Big Move, Across the Street - NYTimes.com This is kind of terrifying for me, that Moscot’s moving. But it’s only across the street. It’ll be interesting and weird to see all their old stuff in a new space.
Anonymous asked: But Adobe are giving away CS2, at least in practice. It's on their website. The limitation is that it's not strictly legal.
For reference re: previous post. Best wedding band...
Organizations need structure. Markets and enterprises need rules. As successful...– Creating the Best Workplace on Earth - Harvard Business Review
withclosedeyes asked: In response to your post on Adobe— can't agree more that it's potentially the end of an era when ambitious kids could pick up skills in software. Prior versions on open source are a great way to step into that, as are education versions that aren't functionally crippled but instead have limitations that would only impede large-scale commercial use of the product. What good are...