When I look at this video and related Facebook photo set, I am instantly transported back to my teenage years in Vancouver, Washington. I’ve always thought of the late 80s as being especially ugly (and the perms, acid wash denim, and stretch pants on display certainly support this critique) but seeing these styles documented in the de facto town squares where they happened allows for a kind...
More Accidental Poetry
knowing that you should not send your kid to a horrible orphanage is not very interesting, because you weren’t thinking of doing that. Via Motoko Rich.
bondage. that’s how people get mind controlled… MK Ultra controls the brain through suggestive thinking. look for this: Britney Spears crying Diane Sawyer. Via Maziyar.
Oh, Mateus. We’d be so happy together.
The Writers’ Workshop turns 75! Once, I was quoted about my participation in the Workshop and produced the dumbest newspaper quote of perhaps all time: It’s not always a pleasant experience — particularly Conroy’s workshops. “I think everybody’s sort of afraid to go in his workshop just because he has the reputation of being so cantankerous and so...
"Betrayed by our own data" →
The smart phone in your pocket is a snitch. Malte Spitz from the German Green Party sued Deutsche Telekom to get access to the GPS location data his phone had produced over a year-and-a-half period. The surprisingly revealing results are available as an interactive map. The data, which ZEIT ONLINE has made available for download and acts as the basis for our accompanying interactive map, were...