I know that title won’t parse for my enormous following overseas (salut, mes freres et soeurs!) but what follows is me admittedly being a fussybritches about rock music. And to be fair, other stuff. Yes, imagine that. Huh. At any rate, you can read what follows. What I wrote to Hasbro about a, to my mind, problematic music choice in an ad, is almost beside the point. It’s what they...
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist...– Carl Sagan Quotes
The Atomized Library? How About the "Atomized... →
A new “library of the future” design has emerged from a pair of students at the California College of the Arts. I find their design terrifying. Here’s an idea - let’s just eliminate all those pesky humans and let the machines run everything. Seriously, if we’re going to pull the people out of managing the library and turn the librarian into “the device one...
Engadget shuts down comments: any comments?
Mashable reports: “Popular gadget site Engadget has recently shut down comments. It’s a temporary measure, it says, but the blog took it because the ‘tone in comments has really gotten out of hand.’” Engadget post on the matter. The rationale, in a nutshell, is that comments on Engadget have become so inflammatory and off-topic as to detract from the point of allowing comments in the first...