My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-30) →
Dead Kennedys (22) Creedence Clearwater Revival (10) Pantera (10) Impellitteri (10) Megadeth (9) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Granny's Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia →
Best Game Ever.
Can Twitter Save the World? « StartupCafe →
I did a blog!
Overcoming the “Candle Problem” and Rethinking Motivation - Motivation - Lifehacker Interesting comparison of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. And of course I can’t help but think of Roddenbery’s utopian federation where money is not an issue and people work to better themselves. Because I’m a massive nerd.
Missing White Woman Syndrome →
bestofwikipedia: Missing white woman syndrome is a vernacular term for the disproportionately greater degree of coverage in television, radio, and print news reporting of a missing person case involving a young, attractive, middle or upper middle class white woman, compared with cases concerning a missing male, or missing persons of other races or classes. These features are said to provoke...
The Status of the P Versus NP Problem | September... →
Fantastic overview of the big question of Computer Science. It reminded me that I actually do find computers interesting! Thus I conclude academics are really boring.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-23) →
Annihilator (22) 3 Inches of Blood (16) Buckethead (14) Voivod (13) Jeff Beck (13) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Charlie's Diary: Merciless →
Charlie weighs on the Megrahi debate and seems to think the mercilessness of the US government response is endemic to its society in a broader sense, comparing its response to how its handling the healthcare debate. I’m not so sure it’s just an American problem, given the reaction of Cameron and many other british politicians. And then there’s the rise of the BNP and the Daily...
We are defined as a nation by how we treat those who have chosen to hurt us. Do...– BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Reaction: Lockerbie bomber set free It’s interesting to see what the various politicians etc. have to say about Megrahi’s release. Seems I agree most with the representative of the Church of Scotland, and I’m a little disappointed the only liberal...
Sure, there are countless youth engaged in informal learning every day when they...– apophenia: some thoughts on technophilia
FIJI Water Responds to Mother Jones Article | FIJI... →
And there’s a rebuttal, and a counter-rebuttal and etc.
Fiji's mility junta arrest american journalist for... →
Seems they examine all email for talk of Fiji water. I’m sure this is an “isolated incident”…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-16) →
Monty Python (23) Toto (19) Montrose (15) Rollins Band (13) Eden’s Curse (13) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Citizen Radio from the start of the month do a...
Karoo Won’t Disconnect Pirates Without a Court... →
Hooray! Well done Karoo for sticking up for your customers!
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli on the future of... →
We had a visit from Alberto at work on Wednesday, who gave a fascinating talk about the current state and future of the industry. It seems like there are a lot of opportunities for applying the sort of technology found in EDA for organising and analysing systems to other fields.
Alexis Bauer on How to Work a Crowd →
Damn you Kate!
Each morning I have a look at what’s on the front pages of the papers, and...– Tim Johns: This morning’s papers
Penny Arcade discuss the seduction community →
I think what Gabe meant to say was “I’m not a sexist but …”
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the...– C.S. Lewis quoted in defense of Brewdog here.
Charlie Stross and Paul Krugman discuss the future...
Here’s a suggestion for my fellow residents of Edinburgh: Stop paying...– Angry Steve: Bin laden? Steve Hill. Revolutionary. Whoda thunk it? Quick, to the t-shirt press!
Bad news, though: to remedy this, we would actually have to adopt a system of...– Tiger Beatdown: Mommy’s All Right, Daddy’s All Right: Or, Why “Hipster Racism” Was Invented By Your Drunk Grandpa Lol, feminists say the craziest things!!!
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-2) →
Roger Waters (76) The Stone Roses (46) David Bowie (17) The Allman Brothers Band (16) Dir en grey (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz