Via Kottke, this video on how warehouse robots work. Holy crap it’s the future!
UPDATE: A new video shows George Zimmerman with no apparent injuries on the night of the killing. I get so dispirited by the state of American discourse, which all too often comes down to not acknowledging any part of the truth, or even a potential fact, that doesn’t agree with one’s current opinion. Because ofContinue reading “Fact and Fiction in The Shooting of Trayvon Martin”
A few notes on recent TV. NBC’s Smash: I wanted to like you. Really, I did. As a gay man who can’t stand Glee, I’ve been feeling left out of the club for years. But I’m over it. Unlike a lot of folks, I like both Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee as Julia and Karen, respectively.Continue reading “Recent TV Expeditions: Smash and Lilyhammer”
Or if not “all,” then a whole heckuva lot: Analyze away, amateur (and professional) psychologists and culturati!
I’ve been trolling my back catalog of links I wanted to share and came across this. Pennies cost 1.8c a piece to make and are sorta useless. …via the Atlantic. But one note on that – just because a coin’s production cost is higher than it’s face value doesn’t make it inherently bad, because itContinue reading “Pennies Are Too Damn Expensive”
Was feeling creative last night and had a bunch of fun with the #lazyfilms meme:
I’m a pretty savvy guy, but I’m having a really tough time separating fact from fiction when it comes to Joseph Kony and Invisible Children and I wish the media would do more of this. Here’s what I think is clear and what you should know: Joseph Kony is a monster. This much is clearlyContinue reading “Fact and Fiction on Joseph Kony and Invisible Children”
This seems like a weird conflict of interest, no?
I can’t stand this screen every time I just want to read a friggin’ article.
Lately I’ve been very surprised at the number of people who are sharing with the “public” setting on Facebook. I personally share a lot with the world (subscribe here!), which is a conscious choice I made years ago and have rarely regretted since. But along the way, I’ve seen a lot of outbursts by friendsContinue reading “Sharing Publicly on Facebook”