(Battlestar Galactica X Buffy) + (Big Love + Anime - Gossip Girl) / Eric Stoltz + (Bill Gates / Al Gore) = Is Caprica Good?
Also noticed: Ke$sha pops up when Jobs opens the iTunes store, but he picks John Mayer. Game over!
Finally watching the iPad keynote. The very first feature mentioned? That you can change the background photo. Brilliant!
Watching the president while catching up on iPad news. I can do both, @anildash!
I fucking hate that thing. Why can’t I have one NOW?
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-24) →
The xx (14) Charlotte Gainsbourg (11) Ke$ha (7) Yeah Yeah Yeahs (4) Jarvis Cocker (3)
I Blog New York: Your Guide to Gotham's Best →
Very long Village Voice thing that profiles 18 NYC indie bloggers.
“On My Shoulders,” The Do.
The Future of Designed Content →
Read this, really. The conclusion (Gawker Media as the future of designed content) is speculation that seems unlikely, but as an alternate history, it should be exhilarating for both designers and content creators. (Robin is on such a roll lately, it’s amazing.)
I’m pretty happy with how this one turned out (more info: geekosystem | me | techcrunch). Quigley is going to be a great blogger.
Fuck that, yo.
Diary of a Sex Addict
I wonder what the overall cultural outcome of the anon sex addict post on Deadspin will be. My guess: a lot of relieved Deadspin readers exclaiming, “Oh wheh, I don’t jerk off too much!”
I read more now than I have in my entire life, but it is all sadly in 500-word increments.
My favorite two words nowadays: Phase Two.
The Vice Guide to Liberia… on CNN?
Whenever you hear someone say “I am not a coder,” you know they aren’t lying.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-17) →
Charlotte Gainsbourg (52) The Cure (15) The Cult (10) Jay-Z + DJ Danger Mouse (8) Cheap Trick (6)
I promise never to do this again, again.
thingsiatethatilove: you are maybe one of about ten people in the world who will be disappointed, even if only “initially,” by this. Judging by the number of people who just hit LIKE on this post, I think you’re underestimating! But fair enough. “Disappointed” was the wrong word. I think it’s what many people would expect. And I’m sure I won’t be the...
Was doing a weekly online video show harder or easier than you anticipated? Both. The entire idea of our show was to make it as easy as possible, while still keeping the quality sustainable. People like to say this dilemma — cost vs. quality — is the conundrum that network tv currently faces. I actually disagree: I think it’s the conundrum that internet video...
What NYC is actually missing is not engineers. In NYC you can find lots of great...– Caterina Fake, speaking the truth.
Charlie Rose interviewing Penelope Cruise on 60 Minutes just creeped me out.
How bad do anticipate Gould’s book will be? Please be honest. How many years do you think it will take the publisher to earn back it’s advance? I finished it! I’m still gathering my thoughts on what to say about it. I promised to sit on it for a while, but I think I can say this: The first thing that most people will notice is how much it leaves the media...
“The Grey Album” is less great in retrospect.
Do you consider any of these people your friend? I wrote a 5,000-word response to this, and then deleted it. Maybe I’ll revive it for a memoir that we’ll both hate. It’s strange how over a dozen of the people in this circle have advised me on some version of “Don’t for a second believe any of these people can be real friends.” Maybe. But...
Team Craig Kilborn!
The term “brunch” was once invented to fit between breakfast and lunch. So why do we now brunch at 2pm?
Is it too early to start asking about the follow-up to Chinese Democracy, or should I give it another decade?
Apple Sends Gawker Cease & Desist →
…for putting a $100,000 “bounty” out on iTablet proof.
Apes will always need to groom each other, and Twitter is great for that. So...– Anil Dash, NYT Bits Blog. (PLEASE PRESS LIKE ON THIS POST)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-10) →
Radiohead (35) The Rolling Stones (12) Yeah Yeah Yeahs (10) Beck (8) Kid Cudi (7)
New Skills, Python, etc. : An Irritatingly Sincere...
spiers: So here’s a newbie question for programmers: if you were starting from scratch as one of The Olds (which I am, vis-a-vis most people who learn Python as a starter language), what would you do? What would you read? How would you practice? So what would you do? Of course I’ll answer a question with a question: What do you want to accomplish? And actually, that’s my...
I found a fake account created from Berkeley that used the profile picture and...– I love this story. This and much more in Conversations About the Internet #5: Anonymous Facebook Employee.
What Type Are You? →
Designers will enjoy this four-question survey from Pentagram: What Type Are You? The password to get in is character.
The essence of Warhol’s genius was to eliminate the one aspect of a thing...– The New Yorker, annoying abstracted online.
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