Christine Huang: Can You Fall In Love With Your... →
Just wrote a wacked out thought piece on 2-D Love/objectophilia/social surrogacy hypothesis… I think what I was trying to get at was the importance in drawing a distinction between the relationships made with objects and avatars and real life, two-way relationships - ones that require understanding; compassion; compromise. it seems that as we’re continuing to find new, more...
guys…i think i want out of the whisper chain! i’m slowly realizing that the time I spend sharing great stories, links, news, etc everyday… is eating up the minutes (nay, hours!) I could (and should) be using to create great stories, links, and other content. that’s a problem because i enjoy sharing ideas/stories - and value and depend on the sharing others do with me. i...
A cop, a Harvard professor, and the President walk... →
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.– Wallace Stevens
Actually, this is our favorite line: “In the winter time it’s the frozen...– Sarah Palin’s Gradual Descent Into Incoherency - Gawker (via nickdouglas)
merlin: Charlie Rose - David Foster Wallace on footnotes I have got news for you: coming on a television show stimulates your What Am I Gonna Look Like? gland like no other experience. Love that guy.
Detroit. Where just about everything cool originated. As angry as one gets...– Anthony Bourdain’s Great Blog on Travel Channel
In Japan the fetishistic love for two-dimensional characters is enough of a...– Sad, pathetic, perverse… the unsettling aspects of this phenomenon are easy to spot. But there’s something poignantly, idealistically selfless about 2-D Love. The willingness to love without even the potential of reciprocity; a love (and lover) with no demands, no expectations…...
I counter this with this. The end.
The arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr. - By Richard... →
Nice summary of the complexities of the Henry Louis Gates Jr. arrest.
Web Sites from the '90s (The Daily Beast) →
HA! I actually think the old NASA site is pretty on-brand
Did you know Newton’s scientific papers were written in Latin? Whatta tool.