Notes and links

This is where I post stuff I find.

"I don’t accept subtractive models of love, only additive ones"
(via Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what | Talk Video | TED.com)

Programmers are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

Theses in tweetform (third series) | ROUGH TYPE

But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (the average office worker gets less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy.

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)

Our past data betrays our future actions, and rather than put us in a police state, corporations have realized that if they say just the right thing, we’ll put the chains on ourselves

John Foreman, data scientist at MailChimp, quoted in With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility | Om Malik

I see my role much like a small-town praire banker in the 1880’s. My job is to project an aura of calm, solvency, and permanence in an industry where none of those adjectives applies.

Pinboard Turns Five (Pinboard Blog)
nevver:

Endre Tot

nevver:

Endre Tot

Stop worrying and use a build tool. Pick whatever module definition you like. Then transform the modules as you build.

Browserify and the Universal Module Definition | dontkry.com

But one day, following a particularly grueling session of bikram, I said “fuckit” and walked my naked, pasty ass straight into that communal shower. And guess what? It felt pretty damn good, and no one cared.

4 ways Denmark ruined the US for me - Matador Network

and in between muspell and niflheim
there is a bigass trench
called Ginnungagap
which is just the most fun fucking thing to say

The Norse are fucking brutal | Myths RETOLD
(via Banksy Crude Oils Modified Oil Painting # 21 Guantanamo Bay detainee)

(via Banksy Crude Oils Modified Oil Painting # 21 Guantanamo Bay detainee)

(Source: banksy.co.uk)