SWEATSHOP: SWEATY VICTIMS UNIT

25 February 2010

Eliza has got some shirts for sale on CafePress: In the internet broadcasting system, art-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In the SWEATSHOP, the dedicated artists who perpetuate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the SWEATY VICTIMS UNIT.

CitiBank Blocks Company Bank Account, Without Telling Them, For “Objectionable Content” On Company Blog

25 February 2010

Seems like we’re going to find out about some real homophobes at CitiBank. I echo Gruber’s sentiment, and repeat: What the fuck business is it of CitiBank’s what a company blogs about? I found nothing “objectionable” on their blog. If anything, it’s significantly less objectionable than this one.

The Extra Future No-Prize

23 February 2010

I am hereby instituting the Extra Future No-Prize, a non-prize awarded to readers and users of my software who spot bugs, omissions, or misspellings. Include a mailing address with your bug report or correction, and you’ll get sent one of these handsome fellows. You can find more information about No-Prizes at your local library.

Shawn Medero’s Daily Briefs

22 February 2010

Of possible interest to readers of Extra Future: My old pubhacking pal Shawn Medero is posting daily briefs in the morning and afternoon varieties, collecting links and thoughts that come across his desk and brain. Our areas of overlap are remarkably slim.

Fullness

22 February 2010

As another one of Extra Future’s 6-hour projects, I present the following: Fullness, a web page which displays today’s date (22 February 2010). Each second that passes from the moment the page was made live will “age” it, blurring the text. As the viewer’s memory of the page ages and deteriorates so will the page […]

The 3 Types of Knowledge

22 February 2010

There’s the shit you know, the shit you know you don’t know, and the shit you don’t know you don’t know. I’ve long said that one of the primary factors for being considered an “expert” on a given subject, is knowing how long shit takes, which is a split between shit you know and shit you know you […]

AdBrite, Longtime Advertiser on Goatse-Laden Sites Like Boing Boing, Uncomfortable With The Word “Shizz”

18 February 2010

Adbrite, the company most known for providing spam pages with endless supplies of 7 Minute Diet and GET RICH NOW banner ads, has apparently decided that those big, bad, grownup words like “shizz” are bad for business. To be honest, it has gotten to be a hassle to deny the 100s of “Weight-loss Secrets of […]

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