The incompetence horrowshow is on Twitter right now! It's lasted a few minutes; to my shame was I there to see it and wonder how long it would last, and it has not ceased yet.
UPDATE, 1:02 p.m. Eastern Time: It has ceased. Read the rest
Marcin Wichary posted "an abridged list" of vague and therefore terrifying error messages from a 40-year-old word processor.
Don't you just hate it when very bad footnote distribution failures happen?
This all has me looking forward to "error messages generated by a recurrent neural network," or a science fiction thriller where the crew must contend with an increasingly psychotic word processor.
What? Computer, what the hell does deta—
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Dan Pfeiffer, Senior Advisor to the President for Strategy and Communications, will likely be looking into customizing his autocorrect settings today. [Gawker] Read the rest
Jane Goodall's new book isn't just filled with plagiarism, writes Michael Moynihan at The Daily Beast, it also drastically misconstrues agricultural science and presents poor sources — for instance, books published by the Maharishi University of Management and written by people with no scientific training at all are probably not the best sources to use if you're trying to build a legitimate case against the technology of genetic engineering. Read the rest