this is literally the last piece the village voice ever published https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/08/31/prisonstrike-a-rebellion-inside-americas-profitable-gulag-archipelago/
These pictures of Jupiter taken by the Juno spacecraft are fucking with my emotions; I remember avidly staring at grainy black and white photos of the planets when I was very little. Absolutely breathtaking #astronomy
You know, if you've just gotten over stomach flu, and you're feeling a lot better but your stomach's still a little sour, walking around Manhattan in the summer is a Bad Idea.
computers that you can talk to
expectation: computer! Initiate program 5!
reality: GOOGLE WHERE THE BURGER KING
hello this is the only "discourse" I'm interested in today, thank u for your consideration
I wish slow but comfortable luxury long-distance travel by airship were a reality. I would like to just spend a couple of days flying over the oceans to new countries, making friends with the other passengers out of necessity. We'd drink and dance and make merry as we sailed over the cloud cover below us.
Slate If/Then Podcast interviewing Eugene Rochko
Interview starts at 14:50
Hitting the Hackers button at the hackerspace
I had a caprese salad in Amsterdam served in a bowl that had a puddle of tomato jelly in the bottom that was made with agar agar. It was sooooo good. I want to try to replicate it. 🍅
The liquid was clear and not really red so I think they sieved fresh tomatoes, or just captured the juice around the seeds? And I think I have to be careful not to overheat it so it keeps the fresh tomato flavor.
Today is the 100th birthday of technical badass Katherine Johnson. Ms Johnson calculated trajectories for Apollo space missions by hand.
A timely Hawaiian question: How much rain does it take to put a volcano out?
"Tony Danza?" This is actually mixed singular/plural.
The singular is: Tony Danzus
The plural is: Tonies Danza
SILICON VALLEY: Hey, you know how we could fix transportation?
ME: By decisively shifting towards mass transit instead of having massive concrete jungles based on the premise that every single person will have their own $40,000 deathtrap of pollution?
SILICON VALLEY: No, we're gonna have the deathtraps, just without any drivers!
About to get on an 8 hour flight.. wondering what news I'll miss.
It's late, I fly back to NY tomorrow, I need to go to sleep but the news is so delightfully full of schadenfreude right now I can't put it down.
Fascinating article about how Facebook skews social norms and leads people to commit violence. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/world/europe/facebook-refugee-attacks-germany.html
petition to bring back rainbows in computer logos
rt if u agree, fav if u agree
Brooklyn 🌎 Amsterdam
💫 traveling rings
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