October 24, 2014
What is something someone said that forever changed your way of thinking?
There are good parts of the internet.
October 23, 2014
About Renee Zellweger’s New Face, Our Shock, and Folks Telling Us to STFU
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The Difference 30 Years Makes: iMac with Retina 5K display vs. the Original Apple Macintosh
"That tiny black-and-white rectangle crammed into the bottom-left corner was cutting-edge technology three decades ago." Amazing really. /via DaringFireball
Brand New: New Logo for Salesforce
This logo has bothered me for some time. It's definitely cleaner... A huge leap forward in that regard. I just don't think they need the cloud anymore. Everything is the cloud.
October 22, 2014
Mayokero by Roy Kafri
On the tip of making new art from old album covers...
Why #Gamergaters Piss Me The F*** Off
Dear #Gamergaters, Do you know why you piss me the fuck off? Because you’re lazy. You’re ignorant. You are a blithering collection of wannabe Wikipedia…
How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Apple’s Siri
Just how bad a mother am I? I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple’s “intelligent personal…
October 21, 2014
This Is Why I Stopped Following You On Instagram
I would add to this negative list: No screenshots of the music playing on your phone.
Album Covers, uncropped
Worth every click.
October 20, 2014
2014 is first year ever with ZERO platinum-certified records
While there were certainly a number of great albums you need to have from this year, 2014 will mark the first year since its inception in 1976 that no artist’s…
Nakedness in a Digital Age
In San Francisco, where nude men once gathered to chat in the sun and employees of Silicon Valley discover new ways for us to leave our bodies behind, Richard…
Streaming Music Has Left Me Adrift
It’s hard to imagine now, but there once was a time when you could not play any song ever recorded, instantly, from your phone. I call this period adolescence.…
SimCity That I Used to Know — re:form — Medium
Regardless of its precise birthday, SimCity was a hugely influential game. Popularizing a genre of “software toys” that presented players with an interactive,…
October 19, 2014
Shopsip’s Menu #1
TAKE IT ALL IN NYC (PDF)
Want to Be a Happier, More Successful Person? Try the Power of Negative Thinking
Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com In 2011, the New York University psychologist Gabriele Oettingenpublished the results of an elegant study, conducted with her…
How the Colbert Report is made
I'm trying to find a way to listen to podcasts. This is a perfect episode to inspire me. I'm just 7 minutes in and I'm digging hardcore. (Agreed about Reddit. It's not as interesting as it used to be.) Additional note: Stephen learned how to write through improv.
October 18, 2014
Brothers: A Grand Adventure With An Emotional Punch
Been meaning to jump into this game for a while. This article is old, but I figure good gameplay is timeless.
Friends have their classic boots and swear by 'em. On my list.
October 17, 2014
Getting Out of the Woods: A Primer on Not Being a Music Hater — Medium
It takes a lot of listening. Good art isn’t obvious. Taylor Swift just released “Out of the Woods”, the second single from her forthcoming album 1989. I adore…