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. –

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.

Carb-Induced Self-Reflection

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…