ThinkGeek :: SnūzNLūz - Wifi Donation Alarm Clock →
Non-profits should push this more.
How Not To Sort By Average Rating →
via Randall Monroe (xkcd), guest blogging for reddit about their “best” scoring methodology.
Back in Black - Nanny State - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 11/16/10 - Video Clip | Comedy Central “So, in the name of fighting terrorism, we’re willing to start wars, waterboard people, and kill civilians with unmanned drones, but the one line we won’t cross is our wasteline.” [Lewis Black, referring to the new intrusive TSA body scanners]
What's on England's Mind Today, Part II (London... →
The premise here is that “enlarged hipopcampi” is somehow an indication of certain cognitive performance characteristics found in cab drivers. But is it this, or simply that the cab driving profession selects for certain kinds of cognitive characteristics? To tell, the proper control group would have to be people with “enlarged hippocampi” and who are not cab drivers.
The Doe Bay Sessions - Hey Marseilles (by Sound on the Sound)
Geeks and Tweaks: What Computer Programming... →
Great American cities were never built by their governments; the true heart of a...– Start-Up City by Edward L. Glaeser, City Journal Autumn 2010
There is a market in baby foreskins: Because of this, they’re not tossed out...– Marginal Revolution: Yuck markets in everything
I probably won’t even vote for [McCain],” Bush told the group, according to two...– Republicans Are Really Weird, Chapter CCVII - Grasping Reality with Both Hands
cdixon.org – chris dixon's blog / Dividing equity... →
Re: [newtech-1] co-founder equity splits - NY Tech... →
There’s a thread on the NY Tech Meetup mailing list going on about co-founder equity splits in startups. Unfortunately, Meetup’s primitive mailing list archive doesn’t allow me to link to the overall thread.
What voters in the midterm elections were... →
“Frightened by joblessness, “the American people” rewarded the party that not only opposed the stimulus but also blocked the extension of unemployment benefits. Alarmed by a ballooning national debt, they rewarded the party that not only transformed budget surpluses into budget deficits but also proposes to inflate the debt by hundreds of billions with a permanent tax cut for the least needy...
Participated in The Great Urban Hack NYC this past weekend. Still sort of decompressing… My team: Angela J. Min & Heather Coclough had the ideas, Mathew Preziotte & Vasja Volim did front end work, and I put together the backend using Tornado. We put together a concept for a site called Social Collage, which allows users to collect together pictures of things with which they...
Today, I cobbled together a lunch from the hot plate section of a supermarket that consisted of Indian, Italian, Southern, and French, all of which was of decent quality. One reason why I’d rather be middle class today than rich in 1900.