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This is what the failure of capitalism looks like. When you give someone exclusive rights to somethi

GoodReads is an Evil Site

If you got a Good Reads email from me, I apologize. Any site that defines “find contacts” as “aggressively recruit everyone who’s ever emailed you”, and sends out 900-address invites at a single burst without a “Whoa, there, killer” dialogue box or even a CAPTCHA is a poorly-coded invitation to spam bots, and something I […]

Hmm, “Photas”. Yes, this seems like a legitimate application. Not spam at all. The worst

Awww

Everything is back up. So sad. It wasn’t fail. It was fial. There’s always next time, I guess.

Oh, by the way, this is happening just as news is breaking from Copenhagen.

Things are not improving. (ok, ok—I added the “pwnt”. But every time I see the droplet,

raptoravatar: annierachel: gazeatyourshoe: amandatague: kinochestvo: amandatague: brvtalbrodeo: fuck

raptoravatar: annierachel: gazeatyourshoe: amandatague: kinochestvo: amandatague: brvtalbrodeo: fucknotattoos: Put on Your Helmets, Boys [a lot of anti-fixed, anti-hipster blather, and rebuttals. Click through if you’re curious] Point of order: the handlebars in that tat are depicted with shifters, and what appears to be at least one brake. I love mocking the hipster bike culture as […]

Working on high number of errors

twitterstatus: We’ve been contending with an elevated number of errors since late last night. We’ve ruled out a number of causes of this problem but are still working to reduce the number of errors on the site. Update (12:35p): We’re continuing to make changes and are seeing errors return to more acceptable levels. Oh, Twitter. […]

I don’t see a problem here. Shit, why aren’t more countries labelled “Egypt”

I don’t see a problem here. Shit, why aren’t more countries labelled “Egypt”. Actually, Egypt and Syria were once the United Arab Republic. So Fox was almost kinda a little bit right, in spite of itself.

MySpace employee reacts poorly to layoffs.

MySpace employee reacts poorly to layoffs.