When Jobs suggests developers might as well migrate their applications into...– Six reasons why Steve Jobs is wrong on Flash | PC Pro blog Just because I chuckled. P.S. To be clear, I don’t particularly like either side of this war. I still want Macromedia back and don’t have a need for a iAnything.
Church scandal’s next wave: Abused girls - The... →
mappeal: Clench your teeth now, or you’ll bleed your tongue while reading. […] that male-female ratio to change within five to 10 years to reflect a trend that began in the 1970s when the church welcomed female altar servers. Researchers say disclosure of abuse is typically delayed for about 30 years, which means women assaulted as children are just starting to come to terms with what...
Senior Papal aides suggested the Foreign Office had not taken strong enough...– Pope ‘could cancel UK visit’ over ‘offensive’ Foreign Office memo - Telegraph Vatican has no sense of humour. No surprise they have no hearts either.
The business of humanity has become entertainment, and entertainment is the...– Why We Haven’t Met Any Aliens § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM
Designers Toolbox: Design Resources →
Sizes, elements, area. Useful design toolery.
I didn’t know things like this still happened,” says Ms. Fleming, 37. “But I...– Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley? - NYTimes.com
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the...– Carl Sagan, via but does it float
BBC News - Clever New Caledonian crows can use... →
U.S. Demanded Online User Info 3,500 Times in 6... →
Search engines and ISPs have for years refused to tell the public how many times the cops and feds have forced them to turn over information on users. Google broke that unwritten code of silence Tuesday, unveiling a Government Requests Tool that shows the public how often individual governments around the world have asked for user information, and how often they’ve asked Google to remove...
Hugh Gallagher's Essay To NYU →
mappeal: You seriously need to read this in its entirety. Gallagher got accepted. I most seriously read it. Wonderfulisimus.
Those who had known the age of planes would recall the confusion they had felt...– BBC News - Today - A world without planes via kryzb
When I’m mad about something, I tend to be also sometimes funny. Got that from my grandmother. The other one. She’d smile when she was angry at me and I knew it — once her grey eyes would look at me and there’d be that hint of smile, it was serious. As serious as an army of clowns. This is my 2000th post here. I wonder when I’ll finally shut the fuck up.
Peter, My endless source of frustration, (as I’m yours) you have really...– Josh Silver, Type O Negative’ Official Computer Email Page™
So what happens when we put a wall into the mix? This isn’t unprecedented for a...– It’s Not the Pay, It’s the Wall — All in the head
Europhrenia – Lech Kaczynski, a counter-homage «... →
Real-time flights map. That’s all you need to keep me from doing other important stuff. Link via Thorti.
There is no beauty
I didn’t sleep as much as I need last night. My neighbors kept marching and dropping things on the floor till late and before they resumed their activities early in the morning, I was awakened by birds just at sunrise. Initially I thought I might get myself to sleep through the concerto, but I couldn’t so I stumbled to the window and while closing it, my half-sleeping mind thought...
Icelandic whale meat has also recently been smuggled into Latvia and Denmark...– Greenpeace - Making Waves: Whale meat shipment blockade in Netherlands Seems like Iceland have found a way out of the financial crisis!