HeartSync looks like a very interesting interaction. I’m looking forward to some time with Spacebrew. Kind of holodeck.
Being a man. I think the scariest thing of all is that there isn’t an overarching world conspiracy, rather that no one is really in control. Rory Stewart agrees: “But in our situation we’re all powerless. I mean, we pretend we’re run by people. We’re not run by anybody. The secret of modern Britain is there is […]
I’m blogging to deal with overflow. Here’s How is a great toast. Interactive Digital Photomontage. On on! Was a thing my father always used to say when we were jogging or running – all comes from the Hash House Harriers.
The original hand-written Oblique Strategies from 1974. Via Richard Kadrey. New Sony CCD’s. Gravity waves in Venus’ atmosphere. “After the war, Flowers was granted £1,000 by the government, payment which did not cover Flowers’ personal investment in the equipment and most of which he shared amongst the staff who helped him build and test Colossus. […]
A camera for the Raspberry PI. Why Evan Miller is betting on the Julia programming language. A coding book for children. All of Tarkovksy’s films are now available online for free.
Does “Do What You Love” devalue workers and work? Make systems not goals. Marvin Minsky on Music.
I can’t wait for “Under the Skin“. Via Trevor Jackson. Good interview with Trevor on DesignBoom. Stross on how to survive (coding) death marches. Regex Golf and a rabbit hole. Meta xkcd in other words. Always go meta! How to build a fictional world – Kate Messner.
I’ve recently been reading Stewart Lee’s excellent autobiography/self critique “How I Escaped My Certain Fate”. It’s great. One of the best bits wasn’t actually about Stewart, but rather the genius that is Simon Munnery and his “Self-Knowledge Impregnator”, deployed at the Cluuub Zarathustra. I won’t ruin the joke, just read. Bonus! Plagarism, in both directions. Double […]
The phrases that pay on Kickstarter. Kerbal Space Program looks great. xkcd’s advice about it, if you work at NASA. Fusion propulsion IAmA on Reddit. Is IAmA the future of interviews? “Like The Wickerman sacrificing Bill Oddie to the gods of Countryfile,” Jaguar Shoes said, “Hand of Glory is a pop-up pub that unites a collective of […]
What China is like: Morozov on Makers. 300 documentaries of varying interest.