Part 1 in a series. In the 1980s, video killed the radio star. In the 2000s, MTV, Millennials and a whole new wave of mobile technology killed video. In between, though, we had […]
Saturday Video Roundup: Who ya gonna call?
Happy Saturday, kiddies, and welcome back to another exciting episode of SVR! Today, let’s see if you can guess the theme. Up first – I’ve heard of “gangbusters,” but “Gangnambusters” is a […]
Happy Beltane, everyone
It’s May Day, and it’s safe to dance.
Kara is self-aware: technology is climbing out of the uncanny valley, but toward what?
The uncanny valley is a hypothesis in the field of robotic and 3D computer animation, which holds that when human replicas look and act almost, but not perfectly, like actual human beings, […]
Nota Bene #122: OWStanding
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
Van Jones vs. the cult of personality (plus a little Saturday Video Roundup)
This morning I got an e-mail from a colleague who’s working with the American Dream Movement. Said friend is all-in with the goals and values of the project, but is stepping cautiously […]
The dead man's hand again
If this isn’t one of the best things that you’ve ever seen, it’s because you A) haven’t known enough Finns, B) don’t sauna often enough, or C) don’t listen to enough Motorhead. […]
An open letter to President Barack Obama: congratulations – now, how will you spend your political capital?
Is Wall Street set up to reward evil? – by comedian Lee Camp
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Vaginal Maximus & other manipulation
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