Tag: 2010

  • Extra Future 2010 Retrospective: Kreskin

    I made a bunch of weird stuff in 2010, and I’m going to spend the new few days or weeks telling you about them with short posts about each one. Up first is [Kreskin][kreskin], a project it took about 12 hours to spit out and another 12 to make usable. [kreskin]: http://kreskin.extrafuture.com “Kreskin” ##Kreskin (Cat.…

  • My 2010 In Music, According To Last.fm

    It was a pretty predictable year. ### Most Played Artists 1. [They Might Be Giants][tmbg] 2. [Yasunori Mitsuda][yasu] 3. [The Smashing Pumpkins][pumpkins] 4. [R.E.M.][rem] 5. [Weep][weep] [tmbg]: http://www.theymightbegiants.com/ “They Might Be Giants” [yasu]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasunori_Mitsuda “Yasunori Mitsuda” [pumpkins]: http://www.netphoria.org/ “Netphoria” [rem]: http://remhq.com/ “R.E.M.” [weep]: http://www.myspace.com/weeptheband “Weep” ### Most Played Songs 1. Weep – Right Here, Right…

  • Bruce Sterling’s State of the World 2010

    [Sterling is, as always, a funny-but-teriffying doom-prophet][link], but without the thin hope for mankind that Bill had in his heart. >Okay, you’ve treated your future as an “unpredictable lurching thing…” and now you’re all morose about that… You and your generation CREATED that situation! Ever heard of “disruptive innovation,” “disintermediation,” “offshoring,” “small pieces loosely joined,”…

  • Popular Mail Scanner Spam Assassin Marks All Mail From 2010 As “Spammy”

    [When the software was first developed][link], a rule was hardcoded that marked the years 2010-2099 as “grossly in the future.” [link]: http://jwz.livejournal.com/1147218.html “jwz – A special treat for the ten year anniversary of Y2K…”

  • Raindrops on Roses

    [So here we are.][link] Can we all agree on Twenty-Ten and abandon this Two-Thousand-Ten nonsense? Back to work. [link]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010 “Twenty Ten”