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Last Build Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:35:58 +0000

 



time for sushi

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:35:38 +0000

David Lewandowski's followup to going to the store and late for meeting



Is Travis Still CEO?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:13:36 +0000

good riddance, though I doubt this changes much at Uber



The Verge interviewed me about Lorde’s “Supercut”

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 00:10:21 +0000

delighted to see a word I coined here in 2008 become the central metaphor in a song by an artist I love



Visualizing ice flows with animated color cycling

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:31:13 +0000

a technique made popular in 8-bit games



The Verge interviews Maciej Ceglowski on Pinboard, Delicious, and fandom

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:32:30 +0000

Britta took over the newly-acquired @delicious Twitter account and official blog, and it's awesome



The Secret History of the iPhone

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:30:11 +0000

"yeah, the iPhone ruined more than a few marriages"



Undertale’s Japanese localization causes a fan frenzy

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:29:25 +0000

over a personal pronoun with cultural connotations



NYT Mag profiles Jonny Sun

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:27:44 +0000

melancholic joy at the intersection of weird Twitter and M.I.T.



Theoriz’ Mixed Reality

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:24:01 +0000

projection mapping experiments with motion tracking



Instagram adds Archive feature to hide old photos from public view

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 05:55:34 +0000

this should be an option in all social software



NYT moves to machine learning-assisted comment moderation

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:12:21 +0000

built on top of Perspective, a project from Instrument and Google's Jigsaw incubator



Super Mario Odyssey

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:56 +0000

the Mario universe meets David OReilly's Everything



Ars Technica’s investigation into the litigious jerk who thinks he invented e-mail

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:26:31 +0000

after suing Gawker, he's going after Techdirt for reporting on his easily-debunked claims



Mallory Ortberg’s Internet

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:19:33 +0000

an oral history of The Toast



Gun Emoji Pairings

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 06:56:06 +0000

analyzing 100k tweets to understand how people use the gun emoji



Ian Bogost on Binky, a fake social networking app for iOS/Android

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 06:51:07 +0000

an infinite timeline of random images with fake likes and comments



#c0ffee is the color

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 06:30:55 +0000

valid words as hex colors



eleVR’s expressive programming in VR

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:12:03 +0000

making LOGO Turtles in Anyland, a creative social space in VR



Design in the Era of the Algorithm

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:55:10 +0000

Josh Clark on design principles for addressing flaws in machine learning



Giorgio Cam

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:41:03 +0000

take a picture to make music with a computer; source is here



What Will Happen to Us?

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 22:14:28 +0000

four cartoonists on life without the Affordable Care Act






Taeyoon Choi’s The Handmade Computer

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:33:53 +0000

first biweekly chapter documenting the artist's project to build a computer



Portraits of Imaginary People

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:29:30 +0000

machine-generated uncanny valley faces upressed into 4k images



The Deleted City 3.0

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:27:24 +0000

stunning interactive visualization of Archive Team's 650GB GeoCities backup



Russian malware controlled through comments on Britney Spears’ Instagram photos

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:26:58 +0000

we live in a weird future



How microdots exposed The Intercept’s anonymous source

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:35:58 +0000

most new printers are exposing you



Simone Giertz’ wearable mattress

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:34:18 +0000

ready for a nap anywhere, anytime



Meredith Gran’s Octopus Pie webcomic wraps after ten-year run

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:32:48 +0000

the fifth book will be out on June 29



Let Her Speak, Please

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:30:33 +0000

men talking over women in science, captured on video



Merch Mulch

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:23:37 +0000

360º photogrammetry study of abandoned malls; see also: Dan Bell's Dead Malls series



The Kids Are Alt-Right

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:22:08 +0000

the rise of Trump inspiring waves of sexist, racist rhetoric in school



Leaked Fyre Festival emails

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:20:22 +0000

as a festival organizer, reading these is pure schadenfyre



Notes from an Emergency

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:30:56 +0000

Maciej Ceglowski on how five American tech companies built a toolkit for authoritarian movements



Beaker Browser

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:24:18 +0000

experimental browser distributed openly in a peer-to-peer mesh with revisions and forking



Real Press Sec

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:15:35 +0000

Twitter bot turns every Trump tweet into the correct Presidential statement format



Jon Satrom’s glitch art homepage

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 01:15:28 +0000

seizure warning



c0m3w/m3

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 10:03:56 +0000

an "infinity poem" composed of 62,000 internet-connected cameras



4D Toys

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 02:12:30 +0000

Marc ten Bosch's mindbending 4th-dimensional physics toybox for iOS and Vive



Convenient Friction

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 02:04:11 +0000

Christina Xu on human interaction and trust in China's online-to-offline platforms



Apology Simulator

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 01:41:25 +0000

craft a series of apologies, and decide whether they're sincere



Bias, She Wrote

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:12:32 +0000

visualizing gender balance on the NYT Best Seller list over time



Super Mario HoloLens

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:59:12 +0000

mixed reality nostalgia from Niu



Google bringing adblocking to Chrome

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:54:41 +0000

their motives are transparent, but if it can help indie publishers, might be a good thing



Cheers Intro by Neil Cicierega

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:50:52 +0000




Away on Vacation

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:48:07 +0000

Jonas Lund left his laptop making generative Photoshop art while he went on vacation



Block Bills

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:38:27 +0000

a series of 64 banknotes visualizing a block from the Bitcoin blockchain



Hair embroidery hoop art

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:35:33 +0000

stunning artwork by Malaysian model Sheena Liam



Moshboy’s 1000 Gamemakers Thread

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:28:39 +0000

a year-long effort to surface lesser-known indie game devs



Neural network band names

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:18:00 +0000

using char-rnn and 84,000 band names from Wikipedia