Archive of Posts from September 2011
Waxy.org: Geek's Guide to Portland 2011
Andy put together a handy list of geeky Portland spots. Wish I could be up there for ROFLcon tomorrow.
A great blog about futures past has moved to the Smithsonian Magazine. Seems like a good fit.
GT: City pedals to top ranking
huh, Corvallis has the largest percentage of bicycle commuters in the country.
Annyas.com: Chevrolet speedometer design
Nice sampling of speedometer design.
Futility Closet: Home Made
"Sears used to sell houses by mail." Someone please put old catalog pictures side by side with modern pictures of those houses still in use.
rc3.org - Managing my mistrust of Facebook
"From now on, when I want to visit Facebook, I’ll be using the private browser setting in whatever browser I’m using." This is my new strategy too. What a hassle.
Nik Cubrilovic: Logging out of Facebook is not enough
ok, this is worth getting upset over.
Facebook Fixes and Explains
TheStreet: Why You Should Listen to Warren, Not Buffett
"There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody." It's nice to hear someone communicating traditional Democratic values so clearly.
hello typepad: Uncreative Writing
"...today's writer resembles more a programmer than a tortured genius, brilliantly conceptualizing, constructing, executing, and maintaining a writing machine." Nice.
Ben Hammersley: My speech to the IAAC
Ben discusses Moore's law, Internet = Modernity, and changing expectations. I love the "translator" metaphor to describe our generation that has lived in both Internet and non-Internet worlds.