November 6, 2014
Too Many Cooks
I just sat through a few minutes of this Adult Swim... Thing... and I snorted and laughed. A lot. Saving this link to view in one big chunk and dig deeper into Andy's links.
November 5, 2014
Cotton Bureau on Twitter
Thought Pixelworkers sunsets, Cotton Bureau marches on. I'm following them on Twitter now because I wasn't before.
United Pixelworkers, one last hurrah
United Pixelworkers is closing. This is sad, but I understand. Some of my favorite tees are from here. (And some are still available! Scroll down!)
FKA twigs on the Tonight Show
Some silk, some fans, some lights. You've got a striking performance backdrop.
The Sixth Stage of Grief is Retro-Computing by Paul Ford
It's not even noon and I spent three chunks of time getting through this essay about life. It was so worth it. My virtual highlighter ran out of ink.
November 4, 2014
Her Family Stopped Eating Sugar for A Year, and This is What Happened
By: Eve O. Schaub | Once upon a time, I was healthy; at least I thought I was. Sure, I lacked enough energy to get me through the day, but with all the…
A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D. – NYTimes.com
ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point…
November 3, 2014
On Kindness — Matter — Medium
By Cord JeffersonIllustrations by Celine Loup For a few weeks one summer, when I was about eight or nine, my family and I road-tripped from our home in Tucson…
October 30, 2014
Three rules for a happy designer
I like these rules very much. / via @thefoxisblack
Tim Cook Speaks Up
Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple…
October 29, 2014
Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads (And Why You Shouldn’t Either)
If you fall within the Gen-Y era like us, chances are you’ve given a bunch of thought as to how you would raise your own children in this day and age (assuming…
Anita Sarkeesian on Video Games’ Great Future
SAN FRANCISCO — I remember, when I was a kid, desperately trying to persuade my mom and dad to buy me a Game Boy. They were very reluctant. The conventional…
October 28, 2014
72 Hours of #Gamergate — The Message — Medium
Two months ago today, actor Adam Baldwin was the first to use the #Gamergate hashtag on Twitter, solidifying a name for the movement that’s dominated all…
Fun for clicking and for inspiring and for all the goodness.
By Billy DomineauIllustrations by Celeste Byers I liked Olive Garden, to begin with. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful/horrible/really…
The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World | WIRED
Craig & Karl A few months ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the…
October 27, 2014
My friends up in Columbus just launched a Kickstarter to get these earbud cord management things into wide production. I've been using an old test model for years and dig it, immensely. I'm looking forward to having a stash for the office, home and car. Seriously.
October 25, 2014
Last Night at the Viper Room
An exclusive excerpt from Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind Over a thousand miles on a motorcycle. Just before…
How Hollywood Killed Death
Death in the blockbusters of 2013 played out something like this: “I’m scared, Spock,” Captain Kirk says to his hyperlogical space pal halfway through his…
October 24, 2014
Guy Walks Into a Bar – The New Yorker
So a guy walks into a bar one day and he can’t believe his eyes. There, in the corner, there’s this one-foot-tall man, in a little tuxedo, playing a tiny grand…