Len Peralta was kind enough to feature me in his Geek-a-Week
trading card series (collect the whole set
-- including Morgan Webb
, John Hodgman
, Jonathan Coulton
, Jasmine Kobayashi
and many, many more!). There's also an accompanying podcast
On the subject of matters personal: if you're in the DC area, I hope to see you -- I'm at Red Emma's bookstore in Baltimore today, at 3PM (event co-sponsored by Baltimore Node). Tomorrow night, I'm at Copynight at New America Foundation, at 630, event co-sponsored by Public Knowledge.
And if you're at the American Library Association conference in DC, I hope to catch you Monday morning at 1030AM at the Science Fiction Past Present and Future Program, Convention Center 209A.B.
And you thought debt collection tactics in the United States were bad.“They have stripped and sexually abused a woman, severely burned a toddler by firebombing a house and broken a woman’s pinkie as a warning.”
His name is Mister Bentley, and he’s an English Bulldog, and yes these incredible photos of this dog flying in a helicopter over the most beautiful wilderness along Canada’s western coast are real. Bradley Friesen is a helicopter pilot based in Vancouver, Canada. His YouTube channel and Instagram feed are full of delightful images from […]
In a weirdly hostile and creepy press conference in Alabama this week, the state’s Supreme Court Chief Justice complained about a variety of foes including “a tranvestite,” plus “atheists, homosexuals and transgender individuals.” He says these foes brought forward a politically motivated complaint about his administrative order to probate judges not to issue same-sex marriage […]
Isn’t it about time to stretch what your Mac can do? I mean, you’ve got plenty of great programs now…but don’t you think you could use some new tools to get your creative, analytical and organizational juices really flowing? It’s spring, so we cleaned up a whole bunch of super-cool apps lying around and packaged […]
In the world of app development, there’s no greater arena to find success than with Android users. About 80% of the smartphones in use today worldwide operate on the Android operating system, so if you build a great app that Android users love, you’re an international rock star. You’ll be able to make sure your […]
Unless you’re a programmer or webmaster, the term SQL probably doesn’t mean much to you. But for those looking to understand more about how and why the web works the way that it does, know this – SQL and its process of managing and presenting large data sets is everywhere…and it’s the most in-demand programming […]