Euro Zone Death Trip →
What I find unsettling about it is the mental change that must come with the...– Facebook’s new sharing is anything but ‘frictionless’
People appear to dislike politics and politicians so much that prompting them to...– Politics is even more depressing to Americans than the recession - The Washington Post
Privacy Win: Apple and Dropbox Join Fight to... →
Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets,...– World Carfree Network - World Carfree Day (WCD)
Shorter distances mean that you’re more likely to walk or bike; they also make...– Counting intersections | Felix Salmon
Three Boston University researchers have produced a rigorous empirical estimate...– Study: patent trolls have cost innovators half a trillion dollars
What this means is that if and when a real recovery finally gets going, the...– Economic Bleeding Cure - NYTimes.com
The contrast is then striking: Consumerized devices with over-the-air updates on...– OS turning circles: Questioning Windows’ maneuverability | asymco
David Mitchell’s Soapbox: climate change doubters - video
Obama proposes cutting oil and gas subsidies to... →
thegreenurbanist: climateadaptation: HOLY SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes! I do not agree with oil and gas subsidies and I would like a job in the field I went to a university to work in. Gobama!
The Stupid Politics Behind Obama’s Ozone Cave →
so, we’re past the 12 dimensional chess, right?
The experience that plug-ins provide today is not a good match with Metro style...– wow, looks like another company realized flash is dead. Metro style browsing and plug-in free HTML5 - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
The interface borrows and builds on concepts that Microsoft first used with Zune...– Hands-on with Windows 8: A PC operating system for the tablet age
Listening to GOP Presidential candidates talk about science is like listening to...– /via Debate Reax, Ctd - The Dish
Cheering for state-imposed death →
FOSS Patents: Shocker for Android OEMs: Google... →
This is insane, what kind of company has a culture where people are even allowed to write down things like this? Zero concept of transparency, and disgust for the public.
Hart was best known for his 1971 invention of electronic books, or eBooks. He...– Michael S. Hart 1947-2011
Three Men Hanged For Having Gay Sex In Iran:... →
me: i discovered how not to tear it
him: that sounds like a dinosaur name
him: i discovered how not to tear it... -tops.
me : :'(
How great are the benefits of density? Economists studying cities routinely find...– One Path to Better Jobs - More Density in Cities - NYTimes.com
You get a world of people who resent the idea there is information that they...– John Roderick Back to Work Episode 31
Frontline adds that while candidate Obama “promised a sweeping overhaul of...– Top CIA official: Obama “changed virtually nothing” - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
And this made me think. People ask me who inspires me. This question often...– Caterina.net» Blog Archive » Make things
Welfare and drug testing: Signalling as policy →
The Internet Is A Meta-City
Shattuck and Stix: Has the pace of changing technology made the purpose or meaning of particular cities, or cities in general, different for new generations, or is their essential character as places of concentrated choice something that you think remains relatively constant?
William Gibson: The Internet, which I think of as a sort of meta-city, has made it possible for people who don't live in cities to master areas of expertise that previously required residence in a city, but I think it's still a faith in concentrated choice that drives migration to cities.
Alien Life More Likely on 'Dune' Planets, Study... →
Tomorrow is "85 mph day" in Texas →