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geoffb5 #82: ...We have about 250 feet of bookshelf, some double deep, and still there are more than 60 boxes of books in the basement from the move 10 years ago that I'm too old/tired to deal w

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 12
Subjects: digital future, family, multimedia

When a pimply high schooler was cooking your McFish Sandwich, you only had to worry about that rare one who would spit in the tartar sauce.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 5
Subjects: digital future, economics, robot

So, I took time to craft a tl;dr response and missed the Captain? That's the ONT for you.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 4
Subjects: digital future, robot, sex


Internet postings will leave no bones for historians to mine.

That's all I've got.

Peas. Oute.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 1
Subjects: archeology, digital future
But... the PAIN!
The Art of

Pondering art in the digital age, creatiivity, self-publication, and self-marketing, an armchair essay, digitally created, self-publlished, and self-marketed such as it is.

Text added on 2016 Jan 3
Subjects: creativity, World Wide Web, digital future
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HR: "Dunno who they all vote for, but they allowed fundraising for the Gosnell movie being written by Andrew Klavan..."

Right, I recollect that now. Thanks, HR.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 21
Subjects: Andrew Klavan, digital future, finances, politics

Anyone know if IndieGoGo is any less left-leaning than Kickstarter and GoFundMe?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 21
Subjects: digital future, finances

"Iron Man" Gives 7yo Real Bionic Arm
Leon Siciliano, Telegraph UK

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 Mar 13
Subjects: celebrity, digital future, Iron Man

No clue in the article why this article is locally datelined, but that's why it showed up in my newsfeeds.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 Jan 27
Subjects: digital future, threat

cyber attack reminds me of ... missile command?

late stages

1 uh oh

2 vacate my bermuda

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Sep 6
Subjects: digital future

I got in the last word on smart meters in the last thread.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Apr 17
Subjects: Big Brother, digital future, energy

Edison "imagined his viewer to be a cylinder the size of his phonograph records, with approximately 42,000 images, each 1/32 of an inch wide."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Jan 7
Subjects: digital future, film, Thomas Edison

If a digital clock loses power, when it comes back on it flashes 12:00. So it's still right twice a day.
Posted by: rickl

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 5
Subjects: digital future, timekeeping

Speaking of Pon Raul, ssssorry about prev styleguide faux pas. What's the right term again?

And you know the thing about stopped clocks?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 5
Subjects: digital future, timekeeping

The authors believe this takeover will happen in two stages. First, computers will start replacing people in especially vulnerable fields...

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Sep 14
Subjects: digital future

Home invaders caught on cam, clear pix, even a name. (Posted by PJ at the end of the Home Invader thread, thought it worth reposting)

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Jun 29
Subjects: digital future
Of course, those ads will be optional. Right? Right?
Further cocooning ourselves, or liberating? Discuss.

The "Town Hell" debate had an audience of undecided voters. They were undecided how many votes they wanted to cast for Obama.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Oct 18
Subjects: Election 2012, digital future, freedom of information

Reposting myself (is that kosher?) from the footsballs thread, new news to ensure you sleep soundly:

205 Speaking of football, this just came in c/o War News Updates:

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Sep 30
Subjects: attack, China, digital future, nuclear

While I still always watch, and sometimes she gets off a really good one, this show has lost some of its luster for us. The heavy-handed laugh track has become quite tiresome, when it isn't actually repulsive. She could expand her repertoire of delivery from just snark, especially on the more sombre matters. For those reasons, 'round our house, we've come to prefer Scott Ott's reports. But it's all good to have 'em all out there!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Sep 26
Subjects: news, digital future

The web cartoonist getting sued by some litigious lawyer raised many times the amount asked (none went to the lawyer; he photographed the money and sent that, then gave the money to charity).

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Jul 8
Subjects: human right, digital future, World Wide Web

"The flip open communicators were very like modern cell phones are."

The flip-style was based on Trek. But...

Modern teen: Hey, dood, Nice retro cell! You got 4g?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Jul 7
Subjects: digital future, Star Trek, World Wide Web
Robbie the Robot
Transport Future

As robots grow more autonomous, society needs to develop rules to manage them.

Video by Others added on 2012 Jun 17
Subjects: robot, digital future, automation

The ubiquity of videotech and Internet spells the end of Television as we knew it. I haven't had a TV, no tuner, no antenna, cable, or dish, in years. The creativity available online is astonishing and bountiful. In similar fashion, the dominance of theaters by Hollywood is being eroded by the independent producers. Movies aren't really dead. They're just morphing.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2012 Apr 27
Subjects: film, digital future, spiritual work
light monorail car
Transport Future

Big Brother will be watching where you go.

Text added on 2012 Apr 19
Subjects: automation, automobile, Big Brother, digital future