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The Blast Shack

23/12/2010 @ 02:00 UTC

Linkorama : The Blast Shack

Andy Baio : Bruce Sterling on Wikileaks - long, brilliant

philgyford : The Blast Shack - Bruce Sterling on WikiLeaks, Cablegate and Julian Assange. Worth a read, especially if you can do so with Sterling's weary drawl as your interior voice.

nelson : The Blast Shack - Absolute must-read on WikiLeaks, the cypherpunks history

Eric Meyer : The Blast Shack - "Here it is; a planetary hack."

Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this ...

7/12/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this ...

Eric Meyer : Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this invisible governmen" - Even if you stand completely opposed to WikiLeaks and all that it does, this is critical reading. It makes WikiLeaks' real aims (and what it threatens) crystal-clear.

Close the Washington Monument

2/12/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Close the Washington Monument - fantastic essay by Schneier on security

Eric Meyer : Close the Washington Monument - The most sensible "War on Terror" proposal I've heard all year.

Facebook ephemera

9/11/2010 @ 00:01 UTC

nelson : Facebook ephemera - Field notes about teenagers who use Facebook in an unusual way, not allowing persistent offline updates

Andy Baio : danah boyd on teens' unorthodox use of Facebook - deactivating accounts or deleting every posting regularly, persistence isn't vital for participation

Eric Meyer : Risk Reduction Strategies on Facebook - As usual, those coming up devise sensible working strategies that would never have occurred and may seem alien to their elders.

Introducing %u201C%u016B%u2014%u201D: A Distraction-Free Writing Environment

23/09/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Introducing %u201C%u016B%u2014%u201D: A Distraction-Free Writing Environment - I'll take two! That means I'll double my freedom from distraction!

Great moments in collegiate marketing: Drake University's "D+" campaign

7/09/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Great moments in collegiate marketing: Drake University's "D+" campaign - Oh, that's just completely awesome. [via Ferrett] [via]

A newbie's guide to An Event Apart

31/08/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : A newbie's guide to An Event Apart - A wonderfully concise and concentrated take on AEA. (I like the picture, too.)

Images: Clutter in Vietnam

27/08/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Images: Clutter in Vietnam - The network made tangible?

Scissors for Hitler

17/08/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Scissors for Hitler - The post is good, but the comments are FANTASTIC.

The Challenges of Teaching Digital

17/08/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Challenges of Teaching Digital - This is wisdom. (And I say that not just because his proposal to do away with the graduate-degree requirement would allow me to teach.)

"Hallowed Ground"

16/08/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

cobra libre : "Hallowed Ground" - "Look at the photos. This neighborhood is not hallowed. The people who live and work here are not obsessed with 9/11. The blocks around Ground Zero are like every other hard-working neighborhood in New York, where Muslims are just another thread of the ci #

Eric Meyer : "Hallowed Ground" - Fits right in with my perception of NYC and what a difference a couple of blocks can make. [via John] [via]

Rod Begbie : "Hallowed Ground" - "A few photos of stuff the same distance from the World Trade Center as the 'Ground Zero Mosque'" The whole thing would be funny if it wasn't so frustratingly based on unashamed bigotry. [via#

Andy Baio : Hallowed Ground - photos of stuff the same distance from the WTC as the "Ground Zero Mosque"  [via]

U.S. Tax Revenue as a Fraction of GDP

10/08/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : U.S. Tax Revenue as a Fraction of GDP - Remarkably stable over the previous six decades, averaging 16.9% with an interesting shift in components.

University Website

30/07/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : University Website - This comic sent me on a trip back in time, where I lost all those arguments AGAIN.

The ever-arrogant Apple

22/07/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The ever-arrogant Apple - Dude makes a good point.

Stubbornella will fix all your CSS problems

20/07/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Stubbornella will fix all your CSS problems - Seriously, don't mess with her. She will tear down your style until there's nothing left to take away. And then find more to take away.

Report: Majority Of Government Doesn't Trust Citizens Either

16/07/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Report: Majority Of Government Doesn't Trust Citizens Either - Can't say that I blame them.

The Original (Goodbye Splendor)

14/07/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Original (Goodbye Splendor) - Amen. [via Mike] [via]

Harvey Pekar, dead at 70

12/07/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Harvey Pekar, dead at 70 - illustrated by comic greats, American Splendor published for over 30 years

Eric Meyer : Cleveland comic-book legend Harvey Pekar dead at age 70 - Farewell, good sir.

Communism

12/07/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Communism - "Don't you GET it? Am I the only one who GETS it?" Nigh on twenty years later and, scarily, more relevant than ever.

The Swinger

22/05/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Swinger - This is flippin' fantastic. Someone fetch me a martini and a smoking jacket. [via Bruce] [via]

Andy Baio : The Swinger - EchoNest-powered hack makes any song swing

The Made-Up Movie They Tried To BAN!

21/05/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Made-Up Movie They Tried To BAN! - I don't buy many prints. For this, I will make an exception. Maybe two.

Frozen Synapse

11/05/2010 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Frozen Synapse

Eric Meyer : Frozen Synapse: A Simultaneous Turn-Based Strategy Game / Turn-Based Tactical Game! - I'm totally buying this after I get back from Atlanta. I'd buy it now but I can't afford the distraction…

The Origins of the Tag

10/05/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Origins of the <Blink> Tag - Less evil than (Secret hope of linking to this: some RSS readers screw up the encoding, and everything starts blinking!) [via#

Eric Meyer : theoriginofthe<blink>tag - It comes as no surprise that alcohol was involved.

Internet Explorer CSS File Size Limit

27/04/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Internet Explorer CSS File Size Limit - Interesting to know. Unlikely to be encountered.

Aves Engine - HTML/JavaScript - A Web Game Engine

26/04/2010 @ 06:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Aves Engine - HTML/JavaScript - A Web Game Engine - I almost feel like there's some kind of momentum building here. [via Ethan] [via]

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