Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on...– Guy de Maupassant
It’s easy to write one’s memoirs when one has a terrible memory.– Arthur Schnitzler
Google’s Search Algorithm is relatively autonomous →
Skynet jokes aside, this thing is basically autonomous and will likely become relatively self aware due to data exhaust. The quote at the bottom is hard to comprehend for me. Discuss the…
Nulla dies sine linea “No day without a line”– Plinius
Who am I? I am a poet. What do I do? I write. And how do I live? I live.– Boheme
I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. ...– Frank Lloyd Wright
3D printing, obsolete workers, & the approaching... →
3D printing will blow your mind. It will destroy the worldwide shipping industry. It’s fine… just another paradigm damaged by tech… but you got to wonder how many collective jobs have been…
Another random bit (again) – David Foster Wallace →
Hecklers and Heckling →
Mitch Hedburg Jim GAffigan Richard Pryor Zach G. Louis CK Russell Brand Eddie Izzard Billy Connolly Arj Barker Bill Hicks is…
“World history is the progress in the consciousness of freedom - a...– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, as read in Hitchens Hitch-22
Nihil humanum a me alienum puto. Nothing human is alien to me.– Roman Poet Terence, as read in Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens.
A manifesto for change with specific points of... →
It’s sorta surreal – the tax disaster that will hit most of us shortly. But that’s 2013, and we can get non-partisan chaps up in the congress. Real change will have to be policy, and policy needs…
an intelligent person does not need the promise of...
What’s your utopic dystopia? Favorite dystopia... →
http://snarkerati.com/movie-news/the-top-50-dystopian-movies-of-all-time/ What a great list. I realize that no one has made a competent adaptation of Brave New World, unless you include…
Penn Jillette's 10 Commandments for atheists →
theperplexedobserver: I know this has been done before and done better but Penn doesn’t do too bad here. His new book is hilarious BTW although I don’t agree with some of the views he expresses in it. I really loved his story about filming on the “vomit comet” and the one about the naked Elvis party:-) 1. The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above...
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