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While I appreciate the effort, this thing should be at negative two years and counting, now.

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Jon Evans, writing on TechCrunch (Nov. 25, 2010)

I dislike Facebook because they’re mediocre. They have a platform and opportunity unlike anyone else, ever—and what have they done with it? Nothing. None of their so-called innovations are actually even remotely so. Copying Twitter was smart, but hardly new; ditto Foursquare. They called Facebook Groups an innovation; it’s a basic feature they should have […]

bestrooftalkever: webkitbits: Anthony Calzadilla has recreated an animated Star Wars AT-AT Walker pu

jamesnord: Was there any reason to build a city in SimCity other than to ruthlessly destroy it? If t

Aaahhhhggg Frick.

I found a mistake in something. It’s not a big mistake, and maybe 2% of people would ever notice but I PRIDE MYSELF on earning the approval of specifically that 2%. Not only is it in something I cannot edit from work (this shouldn’t be surprising—imagine trying to take a Model T out onto a […]

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 […]

Ok—seriously? I’m not as versed on the technical end of this as I’d like to be, but I

ohryankelley: Flash Arriving by Year-End on Every Smartphone… Except iPhones This is fine. Flash is

ohryankelley: Flash Arriving by Year-End on Every Smartphone… Except iPhones This is fine. Flash is resource heavy garbage—an ugly, buggy processor tax on users being too dumb to install their own plugins.

This is how people who have to deal with the Internet on a regular basis feel. (more wrath at source

This is how people who have to deal with the Internet on a regular basis feel. (more wrath at source)

What’s a Guy Gotta Do to Get a Nut in this Town?

Q: What am I? A: The reason bike shops shouldn’t hire hipsters! I admit it’s tough that the world uses two separate, yet completely incompatible measuring systems. And hey, I’m not above tossing a 15mm wrench on a 9/16ths bolt every now and then. But with fine threads, you really can’t mess around. A certain […]