Data.gov & 7 Other Sites to Shut Down After... →
“Perhaps things like electronic government, software platforms and public accountability were just fads, anyway.”
You can write it off as “political correctness” if you wish, but the truth is...– David Gaider of BioWare, giving a clinic on privilege while responding to a forum complaint that the same-sex romance options in Dragon Age 2 do not sufficiently cater to the company’s “straight male gamer” demographic.
Only Rebecca Black is not cruising. She is manifestly standing still, with not...– Arms So Freezy: Rebecca Black’s “Friday” As Radical Text This was marvelous.
jamesurbaniak: Dudes: (At least) two more seasons of Venture Brothers and a couple of specials as well. Jackson Publick has the scoop. YES.
whatissffreakingoutabout: Iodine shortage. #bestnewblogs2k11
Like they wouldn't have boron near a nuclear... →
Pretty interesting reading about the role of boron in shutting down Fukushima Daiichi, part of this hacker news thread.
I’m leaving for Japan in the morning to cover the earthquake. If anyone...– There is a woman on a certain local email list I’m on who works for USA Today. Apparently this is their approach to covering the earthquake.
I’d recently seen Reddit’s fundamentalist skepticism first-hand...– Adrian Chen: Why the Internet Thinks I Faked Having Cancer on a Message Board Adrian did something pretty dumb, but good for him for calling out this dichotomy.
In Which The Web Runs Red With Tiger Blood
mollylambert: Hanging Up My This Recording Jersey & Heading Out To Spring Training At Myrtle Beach: Last ML Post Ever At This Recording So this morning, I was listening to a Simmons/Klosterman podcast on the #44, and as the bus was going over the hill, Klosterman mentioned “our friend Molly Lambert” and then cited something she had tweeted. And I had a thought: “holy...