I am so looking forward to New Order's tour this fall! No surprise that Peter Hook -- whose new book, "Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division," will be published in October -- will not be part of this reunion. His friendship with the others dissolved years ago and in response to Hook and his own band playing Joy Division cover gigs, New Order's Bernard Sumner told the Guardian, ""We've spent all our life as an outfit with principles and ideals and what Peter has done goes against everything we've stood for. He thought Joy Division were depressing." Hooky's response? "If I'd asked him for permission, they'd have told me to fuck off anyway." And when New Order reunited last year, Hook posted the following on his site: "Everyone knows New Order without Peter Hook is like Queen without Freddie Mercury, U2 without The Edge, Sooty without Sweep!" Oh well, I'm just glad Gillian Gilbert is back in the band!
Today a future without schools. Instead of gathering students into a room and teaching them, everybody learns on their own time, on tablets and guided by artificial intelligence. Flash Forward: RSS | iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Web | Patreon | RedditIn this episode we talk to a computer scientist who developed an artificially […]
Where are our petabyte drives? Brian Hayes takes us through the reasons storage is “stuck” in the low terabytes. The tl;dr is that we got such exceptional capacity growth in the late 90s and early 00s we don’t need much more right now, so the focus since then has been on SSDs, networking, interfaces, etc, […]
Amélie Lamont, a former staffer at website-hosting startup Squarespace, writes that she often found herself disregarded and disrespected by her colleagues. One comment in particular, though, set her reeling — and came to exemplify her experiences there.
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It’s one thing to enjoy dinner at home and a nice glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with your best friend, Netflix, but it’s another thing entirely to make that meal from scratch and get that wine delivered right to your doorstep.But what if we told you there’s a way to make this possible? To keep your social life, […]