RIP Leonard Skinner, gym teacher muse of Southern rock legends, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Equality is Prime Rib - Even a visit from Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta couldn’t convince Susan Collins to vote to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. HAX: Multi-Touch - Check it. All Hail Steve Wiebe, the new Donkey Kong World Champion. The thimerosal-autism link debate is solved?....
Race and Ethnicity in American Cities
Inspired by Bill Rankin’s 2009 Radical Cartography work on racial self-identification in Chicago, a chap by the name of Eric Fisher has taken the idea and posted many variants and additional American cities on flickr. Thanks Eric. In 2009, Bill Rankin published his work on Chicago’s racial makeup, entitled Radical Cartography. Some excellent fellow by the name of Eric Fisher...
Google Might Already Be A Bigger Social Network... →
The world discovered a little bit more about this mysterious “Google Me” project this week, when Googlers, including CEO Eric Schmidt opened up (just a little bit) at the company’s Zeitgeist event. The main thing that has been revealed is that Google Me will not be a new social network from Google to try and compete with Facebook, but rather a “social layer” added to existing Google products....
Meet the New Twitter. My favorite Harold Gould role must be Kid Twist from “The Sting”. RIP The Corn Refiners’ Association is petitioning the FDA to change the name of high fructose corn syrup to “corn sugar”. Fuck Glenn Beck. Long Live Stephen Colbert and his Restoring Truthlessness rally. Seriously, someone fucking kill Glenn Beck. David Foster...