The Telephone’s Unbeatable Functionality

I cannot think of anything that works as well or as consistently as the humble land line telephone.

via What The Telephone's Unbeatable Functionality Teaches Us About Innovation | Co.Design.

Archive Team on GeoCities

GeoCities was the largest self-created folk-art collection in the history of the world
via Yahoo! Pulls Plug on GeoCities, Erases Internet History - TIME.

NetNewsNostalgia

the best apps are the ones that have the fewest features and execute on them insanely well.
Was painfully reminded of this while looking for a Notational Velocity alternative for Linux.

via NetNewsNostalgia « carpeaqua by Justin Williams.

my Perfict boy

 

via A "Perfict" Boy Is Hard to Find - The Hairpin.

Emacs in Tron

I was tickled that I got emacs into a block buster movie.

via jtnimoy - Tron Legacy (2010) via Kottke

Charlie Brooker on Rebecca Black hate

One of the most disappointing things about the slew of online Rebecca Black abuse is the sheer poverty of language involved.

via How to tweet bile without alienating people. Or making 13-year-old girls cry | Charlie Brooker | Comment is free | The Guardian.

In Defense of the Multi-Camera Sitcom

Characters have to walk into a house talking about stuff they probably should have been talking about in the car on the way there.

via In Defense of the Multi-Camera Sitcom | Splitsider.

Long Exposure Photos of Video War Games

 

Rhizome | Long Exposure Photos of Video War Games 2001-2002 - Rosemarie Fiore.

‘Gay cure’ app: more than 80,000 complain

Apple is under fire from gay rights activists after it approved an iPhone and iPad app targeting "homosexual strugglers".
Well at least they're still "free from porn."

via 'Gay cure' app: more than 80,000 complain - Technology news, comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk.

Thirteen-Year-Old Rebecca Black’s Lyrics vs. Katy Perry’s Lyrics – Culture – GOOD

Calling "Friday" disastrous is akin to The New York Review of Books tearing apart The Berenstein Bears. Sure, it doesn't meet your standards. It's not for you.
via Thirteen-Year-Old Rebecca Black's Lyrics vs. Katy Perry's Lyrics - Culture - GOOD.

Ponytail – Beg Waves

I mean, COME ON. Ponytail - Ice Cream Spiritual - 01 - Beg Waves [261]

December 30, 2010 | The New Republic

December 30, 2010 | The New Republic.

The right’s favorite scare word is “elitism.” What does it mean? – By Jacob Weisberg – Slate Magazine

The problem with the GOP's elite-bashing is not their definition but their contradictions. In practice, conservatives are no less inclined than liberals to adopt superior stances or to tell people how to live their lives.
via The right's favorite scare word is "elitism." What does it mean? - By Jacob Weisberg - Slate Magazine.

grain edit · Intelligence in Lifestyle

grain edit · Intelligence in Lifestyle.

Sensational Poster for @eugenemirman comedy festival – Cabine… on Twitpic

Sensational Poster for @eugenemirman comedy festival - Cabine... on Twitpic.

Are Physical Events Truly Individuated On The Basis Of Spatio-Temporal Localization, Or Is This Merely A Convenient Ontological Mode Of Evading The Influence Of Causal Powers?  | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

via The Onion

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