Some of the things I found interesting, worthwhile, or fun on the Internet in the month of November, 2011: Life began with a planetary mega-organism Accompl.sh The Cognitive Benefits of Chewing Gum The Cult of Done Manifesto Brian Greene’s The Fabric of the Cosmos Seven Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts First Results of [...]
Boing Boing blogger Cory Doctorow linked to a blog post about Ethan Zuckerman’s encounter in Western Massachusetts with an enumerator doing address canvassing for the 2010 United States census. Zuckerman interviewed the census worker about the Harris HTC, the handheld device used to confirm addresses and map locations in preparation for the 2010 census. I’m [...]
(Yeah, I know, I rarely post any more. I’ll talk about that in another post. Hardy har har!) I just had another brief flirtation with Ubuntu, on both my laptop and desktop. It’s still not quite a keeper for me, but I did discover that very nearly every cool, free, and often Open Source application [...]
Whew. I’m back in the coffeehouse where I write in the morning before going to work. It’s in a town right next to Ontario, California, where the Podcast and New Media Expo was held. Ontario might be down the road, but the PNME, the Residence Inn, the Doubletree, the Marriott, Spires, Marie Callendar’s, and Stater [...]
Brave Men Run, originally uploaded by Eric Rice. Years from now, in the bleak night-lit streets of Saijo City, the blockbuster sensation that was “Brave Men Run” is all but forgotten — like a tattered, dirty poster, a remnant of a brighter time. Thanks to Eric Rice! Update: here’s another shot, with more posters.