It’s not where you take an idea from, it’s where you take it to.– Jean-Luc Godard (via samsaramotel) ( via notational) (via roomthily)
saying “maybe” is one of those things that I am going to work on NOT saying this year. it’s SO non-committal that it seems dishonest in a way. I know that I would rather hear a “yes” or a “no” than be disappointed by a “maybe” so I am going to work on extending the same courtesy.
I’m a techie, but I don’t need to be able to program on every...– Jeff Lamarche
…it’s really good to know that you’re not the only one thinking what you’re thinking even when you thought you might be the only one.
Pee-wee Herman Shows Off His New iPad (via laughingsquid) I still love Pee Wee’s Playhouse - so this is kinda really awesome. The only way it would’ve been better is if Cowboy Curtis came back from the Matrix for this.
LOLcats & Pet Rocks
me3dia: shooshee: Those of us old enough may say, “remember the Pet Rock?” and shake our heads and chuckle. I wonder if it will be the same in the future for this: “remember LOLcats?” Having not been culturally aware for Pet Rocks (I was born in 1975), I can’t say for certain that LOLcats aren’t the same sort of thing, but I think LOLcats might be more akin to Family Circus comics — good for...
IPad? That’s So 2002, Fujitsu Says →
According to this New York Times article, “Fujitsu, which applied for an iPad trademark in 2003, is claiming first dibs, setting up a fight with Apple over the name of the new tablet device that Apple plans to sell starting in March.” I really hope that Fujitsu wins this battle because the “iPad” name is so unfortunate (see the myriad of articles online about not...
Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of... →
Smashing Magazine’s refresher course…
This is the title of a typical incendiary blog... →
Those of us old enough may say, “remember the Pet Rock?” and shake our heads and chuckle. I wonder if it will be the same in the future for this: “remember LOLcats?”
We’re freaks, that’s all. Those two bastards got us nice and early and made us...– Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger (via nevver)
panoramic view from the top of Mount Everest →
This is insanely beautiful and awe-inspiring. As is this that I find totally interesting: Efforts are underway to find and recover a circa-1924 camera from near the summit of Mount Everest. The camera may contain photographic evidence that George Mallory and Andrew Irvine reached the highest point on Earth almost 30 years before Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. (via Kottke)
Internet Online Website! →
clever marketing piece from Aquent.
I totally have a 12-year-old boy sense of humor. But you know what? Even my inner 12-year-old boy is faking the exaggerated yawn and thinking “been there, done that” while I can’t even muster a courtesy laugh, a groan or an *eyeroll* anymore for all the iPad as feminine protection jokes. The shark has been jumped. Please media/internet bring us the next joke fast… or can...
Free Publicity: Who do we help? - Anil Dash →
This is good… “Who does need your help? I’d say the current administration does. Because the biggest difference between now and 18 months ago is not that President Obama has gotten elected; It’s that those who support his agenda have gotten lazy about helping in the effort. Remember “We’re the ones we’ve been waiting for?” Well, it seems like a lot...
iPad specs & highlights
notes I took along the way… stupid name - have already seen WAY too many feminine product jokes… 0.5-inches thin 1.5 pounds. Thinner and lighter than any netbook. 9.7-inch IPS display (about the same size screen as the Kindle DX). Apple’s own A4 1GHz chip 16, 32, or 64GB of flash solid state storage. 802.11n, WiFi, and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. accelerometer, compass,...
Will people buy it in droves? Is there actually room for a device between...– Live Apple “Come see our latest creation” / tablet event coverage – gdgt live
Last time there was this much excitement about a tablet, it had some...– Martin Peers, Wall Street Journal (via laughingsquid)
it’s like Nerd Christmas morning and everyone is waiting for Santa...– @sheeshoo (quoting myself)