Apr17

Software Infrastructure: The proposition that if you shovel enough manure into a barn that a pony will magically appear.

Mar20

A short video about Daniel Johnston. It’s worth waiting for the end.

Mar20
A drawing on the back of one of the 28 extant pages of the Origin of Species manuscript by one of Darwin’s children.
It’s a fascinating window into the life of one of history’s most innovative thinkers, most careful observers and clearest writers. I can’t recommend reading him enough.

A drawing on the back of one of the 28 extant pages of the Origin of Species manuscript┬áby one of Darwin’s children.

It’s a fascinating window into the life of one of history’s most innovative thinkers, most careful observers and clearest writers. I can’t recommend reading him enough.

Mar11
Mar2

It’s funny because it’s true.

Feb28
Weather report.

Weather report.

Jan28
Graph fail

Graph fail

Jan28

Prophet of the Singularity?

An interesting article (via Mefi):

Nothing human makes it out of the near-future.

Can what is playing you make it to level 2?

(link)

Nick Land embarked on a speculative exploration of the post-human, at great cost to his own sanity. Someone had to do it.

I’m not quite as optimistic as some friends about the future, though I am aware that Collapse is based on false facts. Easter Island did not collapse; the people adapted. Humans are nothing if not adaptable.

Still, an intriguing question in a world that will surely see true AIs in the near future, in which economic and political systems have little interest in actual people, in which the most profitable corporations are already man-machine cyborgs, and which faces near-certain climate catastrophe: Can what is playing you make it to level 2?

Jan27
Boing Boing’s GIF of the Year contest.

Boing Boing’s GIF of the Year┬ácontest.

Jan19

Helicopters

If we win, helicopters. If we lose, helicopters.

Jan15
Jan10

Descendents, live bootleg

Jan9
Jan7
Dude, seriously?

Dude, seriously?

Jan7
My small contribution to the grid.

My small contribution to the grid.