We don’t use Macs and Mac software because of the eye candy. We use them because...– Marco - Why you should consider OS X
The Reality: Internet access in the first year was unreliable, making the online...– Education Week: ‘School of Future’ Struggles to Break From the Past
Make Online: Laboratory 6.3: Recrystallization:... →
Whereas reading offline is for downtime, reading online has been demoted to...– Rise of the Tablog (via Merlin Mann) (via marco)
Hacker News | Own up HN: What are your craziest... →
there’s something very, very, very macabre at the bottom – it’s the only -1pt comment
Bonjour was once Rendezvous, Cocoa was once NeXTstep. Oracle’s Vending...– Naming Tips
IF YOU want to give your company a reason for putting you up in five-star hotels...– Many happy returns | Gulliver | Economist.com - correlation != causation
Modern pixel art //case: YouTube | Typophile The new one is on the right: Don’t you think it looks much, well, clearer? Surprise surprise!
Interactive Chart! About Space! →
(via ilovecharts) Newsweek International, The Sputnik Legacy – a Flash chart that shows all >150 missions to space since the Sputnik 1 in 1957. It’s pretty but I can’t drag sideways..
I just emailed myself the revised iTunes Store Terms & Conditions since my iPod prompted me to agree to it while I was downloading an app. It contains these extremely dehydrated (and dessicated?) documents: iTunes Store Terms of Sale iTunes Store Terms of Service iTunes Store Gift Certificate, iTunes Cards, Content Codes and Allowances Terms and Conditions App Store Terms and Conditions ...
Kindles and remote-kills
Gadget Makers Can Find Thief, but Don’t Ask- NYTimes.com Mr. Borgese, who once ran a software company, says gadget makers in the United States have high-tech solutions to this high-tech problem. Amazon, he said, simply needs another step in the registration process for secondhand Kindles. Before a resold device could function, an e-mail message would be sent to the original owner, saying, in...
Suppose you are a little, nimble guy being chased by a big, fat, bully. You open...– Paul Graham on How to Make Wealth
Lactic Acid Is Not Muscles' Foe, It's Fuel - New... →
Lactic acid is fuel for mitochondria in muscle cells – not something bad.
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. Facebook, the online social grid,...– Facebook Exodus - NYTimes.com
What the Internet knows about you →
It’s not the first time I’ve seen the JScript/CSS history sniffing thing, but this is pretty scary. Have a look, even if you’re not a geek!
Food and Geeks
[rant] It’s absolutely a myth that geeks don’t need to be provided with sustenance. Especially when you do silly things like tell them the slideshow’s absolutely gotta be done in 15 minutes because the full-dress run is waiting for it! Never mind that they asked for at least half an hour’s notice, that they’re burning up a rainy day of sleep for you.. Here’s...
The only statement I want to make is that I am an innocent man convicted of a...– Cameron Todd Willingham, Texas, and the death penalty : The New Yorker Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the people of Texas on February 17, 2004. In 2005, Texas established a government commission to investigate allegations of error and misconduct by forensic scientists. The first...
Interestingly enough, we discovered that most people who carry a Windows phone...– The Windows Blog (via marco) That’s great, because it’ll be easier for all those mortals to avoid ‘em.