Month: December 2014

  • Report: Darren Wilson’s Key Witness Lied About Everything

    [Gawker:][link] >In a damning new report by the Smoking Gun, a crucial witness in the grand jury deciding whether to indict former Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson is revealed as having fabricated her eyewitness account of the altercation between Wilson and unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. “Witness 40,” identified as 45-year-old Sandra…

  • Jocks .vs. Nerds

    Weird to see adults clinging to "jocks vs. nerds" when the sports industry & videogame industry are just the same dude in different T-shirts — Maddy Myers (@samusclone) December 16, 2014

  • The Programmer’s Dream (A Ramble)

    [Nick Bradbury:][link] >Then as I got even older I realized that the people in charge are as clueless as the rest of us. Like our software, our society just kind of happened over the years and it’s always on the verge of coming tumbling down. Nobody really knows what they’re doing or what they’re talking…

  • Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

    [Full-text searchable version of the CIA torture report][link]. The monsters that put this into place and the monsters that carried it out should not have a place in any society. The Bush administration put these “techniques” into place, and the Obama administration made the people who did it immune to prosecution. I am disgusted and…

  • Playing With My Son

    [“What happens when a 21st-century kid plays through video game history in chronological order?”][link] An experiment in forced nostalgia and questionable parenting by Andy Baio. [link]: https://medium.com/message/playing-with-my-son-e5226ff0a7c3 “Playing With My Son — The Message — Medium”

  • No CSS

    I’m turning off my stylesheets for the rest of 2014. And probably some of 2015. It’s an experiment. Plus it will force me to do a full redesign when the time comes. We used to do this kind of stuff all the time before the internet got all serious and everyone started pretending to know…

  • Big, Beautiful Dropcaps with CSS initial-letter

    [Nice post from Dudley Storey on the new CSS proposal for initial-letter][link]. CSS typography has come a long way in the previous 5 years but we’re still in the woods with a lot of the things that print media take for granted. [link]: http://demosthenes.info/blog/961/Big-Beautiful-DropCaps-with-CSS-initial-letter “demosthenes.info – Big, Beautiful Dropcaps with CSS initial-letter”

  • Back.

    I’m back. Expect tumblr-like posts on here for the foreseeable future. I’m tired of not owning my own content. Has anyone solved the problem of trackbacks being useless shit yet?