The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet https://kottke.org/19/05/the-dark-forest-theory-of-the-internet
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Meanwhile, GRRM is just reading forums and taking notes about what plot points people wanted resolved and how characters could have been handled better.
Do people in Michigan successfully do the driveway-projector-kids-movie thing?
I feel like by the time the weather is nice enough, the sun is up late enough to make the whole thing a bedtime nightmare.
Contrast that with Florida, where it's warmer earlier in the year and the sun sets up to an hour earlier in the evening.
Thank you for coming to my TED Talk
I can tell when I moved my personal email off Gmail: https://myaccount.google.com/purchases?pli=1
(It's not a sorted list, scroll down)
Roll For Topic episode 11 is live! Jason Matteson came on to talk about tracking combat!
I track with hastily scrawled notes on 3x5 cards. Jason tracks by using a suite of tools he wrote in Node!
Chinese European-theme • Huawei factory is designed to look like European towns. Quite striking really. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2019/05/photos-of-huaweis-european-themed-campus-in-china/589342/ #linkblog #huaweichinaeuropestereotypeculturetootme
This essay has me very much in it's cultural relevancy field: https://www.wired.com/story/why-we-love-tech-defense-difficult-industry/
(via @nelson )
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This Birbsite thread pushes an interesting theory - it's hard to stick the landing with a character-driven show. I guess the test will be when (if?) we see how GRRM finishes the books.
I was super excited to find out https://www.gophercon.com/ exists… until I realized it's not about the Gopher protocol.
This appeals to the punk ethos of buying a commodity product with a poor environmental footprint solely for it’s highly stylized branding
As a member of the Slashdot generation I'm still coming to grips with the idea that Microsoft made a hype video for their Linux CLI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gw0rXPMMPE
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