[navel gazing] Turns out, you get the best view of your navel by sticking your...– Commentary - All this
codingjester: parsely: Reading Rainbow is coming to your iPad as an app. But some things never change: LeVar Burton is still hugely entertaining, even when talking tech. Reblogging because Reading Rainbow was fucking awesome.
If you asked people in 1989 what they needed to make their life better, it was...– Sep Kamvar (via cdixon)
I became a cop at 20 years old. I was out on patrol with a gun before I was old...– What’s Eating the NYPD?
kottke.org: Holy levitating Slinky! →
jkottke: In this series of slow motion clips, you can see that if you hold a Slinky by one end and drop it, the bottom end doesn’t actually move until the top end catches up with it. I’ve watched this like six times and it drops my jaw every time…the bottom of the Slinky JUST. DOES. NOT. MOVE. …
And making the computers cheap enough that you really can not only afford the...– BBC News - Linus Torvalds: Linux succeeded thanks to selfishness and trust
Horror goes well with SF (“Alien”), with fantasy, with crime, with thriller,...– Scary Monsters (and Super-Creeps) - Charlie’s Diary
It’s just not realistic to have an app for every store you go to, every product...– Mobile Apps Must Die | Blog | design mind
Here is the paradox that sustains the ‘free vote’ in democratic societies: one...– Slavoj Žižek · Save us from the saviours: Europe and the Greeks · LRB 7 June 2012
More and more I’ve come to the conclusion that a principle isn’t a principle...– Bill Bernbach (via rickwebb)
In America (1986), Jean Baudrillard writes of the “sense of futility that comes...– Running on Empty – The New Inquiry (via ronmarks)
The Musopen project, funded in September 2010, raised over $68,000 to hire the...– Turning Patrons into Producers: Fan-Commissioned Art on Kickstarter - Waxy.org wow!
Aside from Facebook, which is your favorite social network to use and what value...– Color’s Bill Nguyen: ‘We’re headed toward the singularity, right? Brains in a jar. Teleportation.’ | The Verge
bacon! (via VHX)
We told HP we needed better displays [for the Pre 3]. They’d come back and say,...– Pre to postmortem: the inside story of the death of Palm and webOS | The Verge
Here’s what happens if stories aren’t ready. The Team is estimating and...– Scrum Log Jeff Sutherland: The Dangers of Not Being Done, Or Ready For That Matter
The only real requirement for work to be done is for people to be sober...– Show How, Don’t Tell What - A Management Style
The Wire: The Musical
jkottke: This is amazing…a trailer for a musical version of The Wire done by Funny or Die. Featuring real cast members from the show like Michael K. Williams as Omar, Felicia Pearson as Snoop, and Andre Royo as Bubbles. (via @monstro)