By law, coastal policy in North Carolina will not incorporate the latest scientific predictions of sea level rises. Here's the key sentence in ABC's report:
A projection map showing land along the coast underwater would place the permits of many planned development projects in jeopardy.
The amazing thing about it is how this real estate has political system requirements for its investors. Just imagine communities of people who deny not only the human agency involved in climate change, but its very existence. [via Reddit]
Director Jonathan Demme, best known for his horror-thriller movie Silence of the Lambs, has died in New York at age 73. He had been battling cancer. My first introduction to Demme’s work was his quirky 1986 film Something Wild, about a free spirited young woman (played by Melanie Griffith) who kidnaps an uptight yuppie (played […]
Nature documentaries: the sound is fake, the scenes are concocted, some of the animals are computer animations, and the music is emotionally manipulative. But that’s the only way we will sit through them, says Simon Cade, host and creator of this explainer video.
Lunus Sakesson’s 256 byte Commodore 64 demo “A Mind Is Born” took first place at the Oldskool 4K Intro compo at the Revision 2017 digital art festival. From his program notes: The demo is driven by its soundtrack, so in order to understand what the program needs to do, it helps to have a schematic […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]
Yeah, Bluetooth audio is pretty common these days, so why should you care about these earbuds? Look how happy that woman up above looks. She’s got FRESHeBUDS in. Boom. There’s your reason. She’s also at the beach and it appears to be a very nice day.But for the sake of promotion, wireless earbuds are fast becoming the […]