Viagra spanglecheff?” says a man to a friend at a bowling alley.“Spanglecheff?”...– Minky Viagra? Pfizer Doesn’t Want You to Understand It, Just Buy It - New York Times
In the 1980s, a language called BASIC swept the countryside. It was a language...– _why_the_lucky_stiff from Hackety Hack: the Coder’s Starter Kit, his effort to make learning programming fun. It’s time for _why to get his MacArthur grant now…
Animalia Chordata by Gabe Barcia-Colombo
“Are you annoyed by the way your eyes look?” FlickrBlockrs: Say NO To Online Photos
A lot of lowercase ‘r’s look like handguns with their barrels pointed down.
Earth Day, which every year has become less and less the revolutionary event it...– WorldChanging: Make This Earth Day Your Last!
Sci-fi can be succinctly defined as speculation, whether based on established...– Peter Nicchols, defintion of Science Fiction
Does appearing on Antiques Roadshow increase the...
Stewart Brand's Amazon.com Listmania! List: "Best... →
If you took these as the syllabus and the recordings of the Long Now Foundation’s seminars as the lectures, you’d have a pretty seriously great continuing course on your hands. All you’d really need is enough interested people to form a seminar.
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, we find ourselves inthe midst of...– From The Wealth of Networks by Yochai Benkler, the entire text of which is online for free.
This has been a long and unexpected ordeal, made better by many kind and gifted...– :: rogerebert.com: “40 Years is not enough”
As things stand now, designers face challenges due to the size restrictions on...– Wired: Designers Work to Rescue a Dying Art Form — the Album Cover (via Digg)
Individual songs without so-called digital rights management software will be...– EMI Dropping Copy Limits on Online Music - New York Times
Slides from Stewart Brand's "Cities and Time"...
Two images from the slides from Stewart Brand’s “Cities and Time” lecture. Above: different rates of change between different layers of the world. Below: Cities replace most of their buildings every hundred years or so. After 120 years exactly one building is in common in these two pictures of Boston.
Cities are the human organizations with the greatest longevity but also the...– Stewart Brand, “Cities and Time”, The Long Now Foundation (listen to Cities and Time on mp3)
Media objects, such as images or soundtracks, may be ranked according to a new...– Flickr Interestingness Rankings Patents Released — SEO by the SEA
The year 2038 problem may cause some computer software to fail before or in the...– Year 2038 problem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia