You know, not that long ago, putting something like this together took a lot of expensive equipment and the efforts of several people: Now ANYBODY can do it. Well, not anybody. I mean, you have to be able to play Viva La Vida on the violin, and that’s highly specialized knowledge… Humanity is evolving rapidly: […]
So I’m two days late. Sue me. Zombie warnings: Via GeekPress, who does not endorse this kind of activity.
of Electric Sheep? Mowing the lawn? (via MAKE: Blog) [more below the fold...]
An inspirational song to kick off the weekend. This one really takes me back. Plus here’s a neat video — related to our discussion of open societies on the most recent FFR — on the subject of growing career options for women in (at least some parts of) the Arab world, compliments of Harvey’s friend […]
Our friend Harvey, who puts modesty aside to claim that Ed Wood himself “never made anything as terrible” as what you’re about to see, gives us a glimpse into a plausible future where crusty old guys play cards with robots — I’m wondering if the robot is some kind of in-home care-giver. We know the […]
Here’s the sequel.
Chek out this haunting and evocative video. Via Andrew Sullivan, interestingly enough. I’m not really a big PSB fan (by any stretch of the imagination) but the video put me back in Russia in a way nothing else has in the 12 years since I was last there. I sincerely hoped that it was made […]
A public service announcement: I think between the three of us, Stephen, Jefe, and I have this guy covered: (Via GeekPress, btw, but I’m sure none of those characteristics apply to Mr. Hsieh.) This one was recommended by our old buddy, Blacknail. He claims it brought a tear to his eye. All I can tell […]