Solar Panels Rise Pole by Pole, Followed by Gasps... →
‘I hate them,’ Mr. Olsen, 40, said of the row of panels attached to electrical poles across the street. ‘It’s just an eyesore.’ STFU.
'Per Color' by Marco Ugolini →
SOURCE VLAMBOYANT VIA MARCO UGOLINI
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles belies its name →
“It means a lot because, No. 1, I’m a little shy. And, No. 2, well, I’m a straight guy.” SOURCE LA TIMES
Joichi Ito to Be Named Head of M.I.T. Media Lab →
First Listen: The Antlers, 'Burst Apart' →
First Listen: Thao and Mirah →
The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We're All Going To... →
The vast majority of the world’s books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It’s just numbers. VIA NPR
Pope: "Technology can't replace God" →
So what you’re telling me is… god IS technology! Thanks, bro.
Cowboys and Aliens →
I couldn’t find a good sound bite to quote. Just trust me on this one.
The Boy With Pink Toenails →
This time, however, the gender-role traditionalists took it a step further, arguing that the J.Crew ad has dangerous undertones of transgender propaganda. Yes: According to these groups, the pink toenail polish could be the first step in Beckett’s gender-transitioning process. Sometimes when I read about stuff like this, Tracy Jordan’s voice pops into my head and yells,...
First Listen: w h o k i l l
The most adorable gay couch ever →
GORGEOUS HOMOSEXUAL SOFA FOR SALE Yes, you read that correctly. I’m pretty sure my couch is gay – which in my tolerant household is fine and that’s really not the reason I’m selling him – I swear. It’s just that I’m moving and can’t take him with me. I’m fine with him just the way he is. Seriously! What??? So why am I convinced my sofa is gay? Well….. you be the judge: Clue #1) He’s obsessed...
House Votes To Repeal Internet Access Rules →
“The FCC power grab would allow it to regulate any interstate communication service on barely more than a whim and without any additional input from Congress,” said Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., sponsor of the legislation. The Internet, he added, “is open and innovative thanks to the government’s hands-off approach.” Are you fucking kidding me? It’s so obvious...
If I were a tech company...
“Accidentally” leaking product photos and then parsing through blog and user comments sounds like a pretty good way to get free feedback on major design decisions. The advantage is that the writers and readers of these gadget blogs are also more likely to suggest alternatives and provide reasoning behind their criticisms (based on past experiences with other tech products) than...
Stupid Shithead High School Students
Dear Friends, By now you may have heard about or read the public safety alert regarding the act of random violence that took place over the weekend. Very early Sunday morning a Swarthmore student and his friend were attacked on campus by a group of high school-aged students. I am writing both out of concern for the victims and campus safety and because I have been made aware of some additional...
It's all about reputation →
After failing to rid the negative sites on their own, most turned to a new breed of Web specialists known as online reputation managers, who offer to expunge negative posts, bury unfavorable search results and monitor a client’s virtual image. VIA NYTIMES