I Live In The Future

This link is all the proof I need to simultaneously confirm two things that I have long believed would come to pass: I would live in the future. The fiction of Cyberpunk/Shadowrun role playing games would become reality. I have long felt that I live in the future. Every day … Read More

The Cult of Jobs

Wired has an interesting article about the way Apple is run by Steve Jobs. They assert that Apple ‘got everything right by doing everything wrong’. They discuss how Apple is doing very well commercially, even though the company is run in a way that is counter to a lot of … Read More

The Robustness Principle

Joel Spolsky has written today about web standards, and how standards are wonderful things because there are so many to choose from. It’s a long article, and in it he mentions Jon Postel and the Robustness Principle, and his is a different interpretation of the idea from mine. The Robustness … Read More

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures

Theo Jansen is a kinetic sculptor. He makes sculptures that use the power of the wind to move. More specifically, he makes mechanistic animalistic creatures that walk when the wind blows. They are awesome. You must see this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMqftVhOuTw Read More

MetaMeme

XKCD wins teh Internets. Via MetaFilter (I really should give Matt $5 and unlurk): XKCD has managed to meta-internet in a new and incredibly awesome way. If you don’t get it, you fail the Internet. XKCD has now transcended awesome, and has become meta-awesome. Someone should create www.metaxkcd.com. Oooh! It’s … Read More