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rickwebb: My friend Diana did a post recently musing on the streaming nature of social media and how sometimes important news can get missed as the events in people’s lives just scroll by. She made a nice post about the basic facts. I liked it. So I’m going to do it too. I left the Barbarian Group… Tech people are creative, do lots of things, work with a lot of people, etc. Why is this...
As I was walking to the train I had that moment I... →
jennydeluxe: I want to live in NYC until I hate it again, by Josh Heller
It matters not at the end of a book where or how you bought it, but that you...– James Bridle’s thoughts on the differences—and similarities—between reading print and ebooks, inspired by finishing Olivia Manning’s Balkan Trilogy. By the way, there are now some 100 NYRB Classics available in ebook format. Have a look at them all here. (via nyrbclassics)
I come back here from somewhere else and unfailingly the mind turns to, “Fuck, how am I possibly going to survive this?” Then it becomes totally normalized in the course of 24 hours.
The New Politic: "A 10,000 Year Keep Out Sign" →
new-politic: Sandia Report: “Expert Judgment on Markers to Deter Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant” [Scientists got together in 1991 to determine how to make a 10,000 year “Keep Out” sign for radioactive waste containment, targeted towards whatever sort of life, human or…