mollylambert: I’m watching Jurassic Park, which still has the most seamlessly realistic CGI of any movie to date. Which is getting embarrassing, since it was made in 1993. I said, “You can still tell what is computer-animated and what is a puppet but it is edited so well that you can just accept that there are fucking DINOSAURS” In the words of This Recording columnist and bloggeuress Sarah...
Where's the best place to get tacos in LA?
drned: i’m askin’. I had good experiences at Grand Central Market downtown.
Three Sunni candidates were assassinated Thursday, just two days before...– Three Candidates Are Killed in Iraq - NYTimes.com
i'm wondering how long it will take someone to... →
(via drned) Reverted already. (Revision comment: “good luck with that”). Ned realizes that Wikipedia has a feed of recent changes that gets watched like a hawk, right?
white folks stress about some crazy shit.– Mission Mission (comment by zinzin)
USPTO overturns patent for virtual subdomains →
Another trophy for the EFF’s wall.
Obama names Tony West Assistant AG, Civil... →
Tony, by all accounts, is a really good guy.
The California Air Resources Board is planning to... →
[Obama] knew that what Washington pundits really craved was not the truth, but a...– Andrew Sullivan: “Can Barack Obama fix it? Yes he can” - Times (UK) Online
Voters may be asked to end state budget impasse →
Proving, yet again, that California is worthy of your contempt.
Op-Ed Contributor - Dear Sir Obama - Presidential... →
I know a bunch of these kids, and they are all awesome.
goldenfiddle: bar planet
Peter Berg and Buzz Bissinger are cousins?
The Prisoner →
Full episodes of the original series on the AMC site, in honor of their upcoming 6-hour miniseries remake. In related news, Patrick McGoohan dead at age 80.
Word is that some of the 826 kids may be both in the New York Times and on NPR’s This American Life inside the next week. Keep your eye peeled for Giselle, Jennifer, Adrian, etc. DEVELOPING.
The burst of invention and commercial success which was initiated by the...– The Twilight of Venture Capital: The Primacy of the New Tool This analysis is fundamentally flawed. From the perspective of venture capital, there is a logic to it — it is possible the revolutionary ideas in the software industry are largely played out, and there are no more massive paydays...
Minh Tran →
Google Reader is recommending that I read this high school kid’s blog. This is like when the TiVo decides you only want to watch shows about tonsillectomies, or something.
East Coast Bias: Famous Unibrows →
via Deadspin. Apparently I’m going to have to start rooting for the Ravens.
Baldelli signs 1 year deal with Boston - Sons of... →
The pride of Woonsocket, RI returns to the mothership.
There are lots of reasons it doesn’t work. The first couple of reasons...– The “Double-Checked Locking is Broken” Declaration
Profitable Until Deemed Illegal →
Swoopo is an incredible scam. I’d like to start a youtube meme of filming game theorists looking at it for the first time. Then I could splice it together into a “Jizzed in my pants” parody.
Jedediah in Love →
My favorite thing ever published on McSweeney’s. Every time somebody name-drops Jed Purdy, I go read it again.
Cause of the Zune bug →
In ConvertDays() (line 249), an infinite loop results if days == 366 and IsLeapYear() returns true.
Slow news day at ESPN →