After reading this post on Boing Boing about a cat for mayor in one Mexican town, my friend Ejival from glamorous Tijuana writes,
Your Morris the Candigato post reminded me of CANDIDATO FIDEL (candidatofidel.blogspot.mx). the campaign was full of double entendre political slang (hueso: a job in the government), mordida (corruption), etc. He ran three years ago in Guadalajara and actually got more votes than the PRD party in one of the districts.
You can se some of the ballots where people voted for him here
. This is my favorite one
YES WE CAN (Can is the abrvdt scientific term for dog in Mexico).
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.
In this episode of the Flash Forward podcast we travel to a future where humans have decided to eradicate the most dangerous animal on the planet: mosquitos. How would we do it? Is it even possible? And what are the consequences? Flash Forward: RSS | iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Web | Patreon We […]
If you or your company’s IT system are besieged by black hat cyber attacks, an ethical hacker might be all that stands between crippling damage and a company’s long-term prosperity. It’s no wonder that the market for IT security specialists is exploding. Certification is the key – so learn the tenets of ethical hacking and get […]
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