Okay, I have to admit that I've been slacking. While I was doing a lot of work coding, I let my Python practice fall off hard. It would be easy to blame getting busy, but I think that there is another culprit to blame. After finishing building a Battleship analog in a Code Academy course, I decided I would try and . . .
WIRED - The original run featured Neil Gaiman's Sandman, which was the first comic to win a World Fantasy Award. Their writer roster featured a massive set of starts like Ed Brubaker, Warren Ellis, Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Garth Ennis. Considering every one of those authors wrote some seriously transgressive stuff in their runs for . . .
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I'm going to preface this review with my opinion that Blake Schwarzenbach is a singular voice in American music, not just punk rock. Long after I wore out my Dead Kennedys and Fugazi records, I could put on 24 Hour Revenge Therapy or Bivouac on like an old t-shirt. I still love those other bands, but Jawbreaker felt like a meeting point . . .
Inessential - Brent Simmons has Net News Wire again and does a great state of RSS and lays out his renewed goals for the app. While I think that trying to push people back to curating their information over Twitter and Facebook's algorithms is noble, I'm not sure if it isn't just Gen X nerd nostalgia for the days before social . . .
Tech Dirt - One of the most ingenious ways that conservatives have created their voter discipline is by decrying any media that isn't cheerleading their agenda as biased. There are people doing real research into media bias, but that's beside the point. This is about ensuring that people distrust information that the party doesn't . . .