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.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Economic Council convened a symposium at NYU’s Information Law Institute in July, and they’ve released their report: 25 crisp (if slightly wonky) pages on how AI could increase inequality, erode accountability, and lead us into temptation — along with recommendations for how to […]
The cast of Hamilton joined with the New York Deaf theater in a video that is pure amazeballs.
I have just replaced my first set of Envelop AA batteries, ten years after I bought them. Around 10-12 years ago I was I doing a lot of underwater photography. High capacity, low-static-discharge AA batteries were pretty new, but an absolute must for digital strobes. I’d swap 2 sets of 4 in each one of […]
If you own a dog, you’ve most likely heard of BarkBox – the monthly subscription box for dogs. What started as a simple idea to try out the subscription model on pet owners has since developed a cult following of dog lovers. If you haven’t given it a try yet, this one month free deal is the […]
With the iPhone headphone jack having gone by the wayside, we’re excited about the addition of the FRANKLIN Bluetooth Headphones in our store. These headphones are foldable so they’re easy to carry around, but most importantly, they pack impressive sound. Our biggest struggle with Bluetooth headphones is the worry of them dying at the worst moment. This pair lasts an impressive 8-10 […]
Evan Kimbrell, founder of the digital agency Sprintkick, recently released a series of online courses that feature some of the best advice we’ve come across. These courses are well worth your time, and will save you from making many typical mistakes down the line if you ever want to start your own business.With this Business […]