Cory Doctorow at 10:01 pm Mon, May 4, 2009
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Jon Haddock's latest hand-cranked automaton reenacts the infamous "Don't Tase Me Bro" with adorable mechanical figurines.
Andrew Meyer (Don't Tase Me Bro)
Isn’t an ‘automaton’ a self-operating machine?
Somewhere someone has too much free time.
And too much talent.
Power to the People, no delay!
What happened wasn’t funny. He was asking very important questions and was silenced. I’m sick of how it’s become a laughable event.
Prior to his “Don’t tase me” event, the tasee paraded in front of children lined up to buy the last Harry Potter book wearing a spoiler about the book. I always thought his tasing was either evidence of karma, or else a young spellcaster in line who should not have been trifled with. Either way, as Dr. Lizardo said “More power to him!”
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Mark Kleiman says,
Last year U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave a public speech questioning the need for more privacy protections.
Photographs by Nicola "Okin" Frioli: SWINE FLU - MEXICO CITY. (Thanks, Antinous, and anonymous BB commenter)
Here's a link to a new tumblog that collects photos of delicious, healing hospital meals from around the world. (Thanks, Reno!).
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