One of the orneriest voices in SF passes.
- John Hodgman
Cracked - This is a bit ham-fisted in its critique, but I think it's central premise that outrage farming is a marketing tactic isn't wrong. If the politics and the media of the 2000's were all about exploiting fear to get your way, this decade has been about farming your anger. It will be interesting to see when the anger wave . . .
Life before video games was terrible in many ways
I am still working through Code Academy’s course. Stopping to spin my own version of the Pro Course lessons. Not that I’m cheap or anything (okay I’m a little cheap), but this was primarily to challenge myself to build things without following along and having someone check my code. I’ll be working for these the next couple of weeks, as I . . .
Mental Floss - There is an incredible amount of history out there that never finds its way to a library or archive. Mental Floss reports on a University Library that created a kit so anyone can easily archive history. It's only being used for a few limited collections right now, but it's a concept that more museums and libraries . . .