Link Post - Halvetica Or Arial

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

September 11, 2018

Tidbits - Think you’re a design nerd? Try to tell the real from the fake.

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Learning Diary - Hitting The Wall

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

September 11, 2018

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 . . .

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Link Post - The Bias Of Balance

MikeNM

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September 10, 2018

Nuerologica - In an attempt to appear “unbiased” how do news agencies create and support ideas contradicted by evidence? I think that you can spend a lot of time trying to deconstruct the way that the news is broken, but the media’s disconnect from evidence is a great place to start.

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Link Post - Vertigo Returns

MikeNM

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September 05, 2018

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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Book Review - 33 1/3 Jawbreaker 24 Hour Revenge Therapy

Updated to fix links

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

September 05, 2018

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 . . .

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Link Post - The State Of RSS

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

September 05, 2018

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 . . .

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Link Post - The Boy Who Cried Bias

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

August 30, 2018

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 . . .

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