- Dan Lyons Will Take Over Valleywag | Re/code - "So let’s say you started on the job today. How would you cover Uber and Sarah Lacy? Oh god. I don’t know. If it was a movie, it would be called “When Loathsome met Awful.”"
- Why are newspaper comics so terrible? - The Week - This seems like somewhat selective history--most of the comics in question have been around forever after all. What's probably true is that the newer comics I can think of that are fresh are on the Web, not in newspapers. But there are few consistently interesting ones just as there have never been more than a few interesting ones.
- steve o'grady on Twitter: "being an industry analyst: http://t.co/IPhp6n7Nrh" - RT @sogrady: being an industry analyst:
- The moment I learned just how far Uber will go to silence journalists and attack women | PandoDaily - "A big debate among the Pando staff for the past two years has been over just how morally bankrupt Uber is. Earlier this evening, a bombshell story by Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith proves the reality is way worse than anyone on our team could have expected."
- John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears - LA Times
- Dear PR person who just sent me a robo-pitch: – Quartz - RT @SiliconValleyPR: “@jtroyer: Dear PR & Marketing folks reaching out to bloggers: this goes double for you ” Mass emails: a no-no in PR.
- Carrie Brownstein on Twitter: "The view outside. Schools were cancelled today on account of snow. Portland: America's most sensitive city. http://t.co/BKpKEETXyk" - RT @sogrady: yet another difference between the two portland's:
- The Invention of Sliced Bread
- artificial intelligence is a tool, not a threat - Rethink Robotics
- 16 Fun Projects for Your New Raspberry Pi
- The dark side of .io: How the U.K. is making web domain profits from a shady Cold War land deal — Tech News and Analysis
- 10 classic Sesame Street moments we wouldn't show today's kids - The Week - "When you buy the first season on DVD or iTunes today, though, it comes with a warning: These early Sesame Street episodes are intended for grown-ups, and may not suit the needs of today's preschool child."
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Posted by Gordon Haff at 4:04 PM