Day: June 16, 2009

  • U.S. State Department speaks to Twitter over Iran

    [The reason Twitter got to delay it’s maintenance today][link] was apparently in large part due to Gov’t intervention. [link]: http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssTechMediaTelecomNews/idUSWBT01137420090616 “U.S. State Department speaks to Twitter over Iran | Industries | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Reuters”

  • Sweet Juniper! on Andrew W.K.’s New Show “Destroy Build Destroy”

    [It’s a kids show, and it’s totally real and not a joke][link]. The show [starts this summer on Cartoon Network][show], and it looks like the most fun children are legally allowed to have on TV. [He does what he likes and he likes what he does]. [link]: http://www.sweet-juniper.com/2009/06/one-of-my-law-professors-once-pulled.html “Sweet Juniper!” : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuw7tcftAoU “Party Hard” [show]:…

  • HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight?

    [If we are lucky][link]. [link]: http://tech.yahoo.com/news/infoworld/20090616/tc_infoworld/79291 ” HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight? by InfoWorld: Yahoo! Tech”

  • Miso

    [A great-looking, compact, typeface for industry][link]. Comes in 3 flavors and is free for private or commercial use. [link]: http://www.omkrets.se/typografi/ “Omkrets arkitektur: Typografi”

  • Badass Asteroid Destroys Earth in High Definition

    [Read directions thoroughly before applying to eyeballs][link]. I still say it is much more likely to come [from within][lavos]. [link]: http://gizmodo.com/5118876/badass-asteroid-destroys-earth-in-high-definition “Gizmodo – Badass Asteroid Destroys Earth in High Definition – Futuremodo” [lavos]: http://chronocompendium.com/Term/Lavos.html “Chrono Trigger: Lavos”

  • “Don’t call what happened in Iran last week an election”

    [Hitchens on the #iranelection][link]. From an Iranian compatriot: >I went to the last major Ahmadinejad rally and got the whiff of what I imagine fascism to have been all about. Lots of splotchy boys who can’t get a date are given guns and told they’re special. [link]: http://www.slate.com/id/2220520/ “Don’t call what happened in Iran last…