- Irving Wladawsky-Berger: What Should We Think of Machines that Think?
- Google Maps Tenth Anniversary | Re/code - “I remember early on, a lot of our detractors — and there were many — telling us, ‘This is not a good area to get into,'” Lars Rasmussen recalls. “They would talk to us about how a person only needed maps, at best, a few times a week.”
- 1984 Radio Shack Catalog Pages 1 to 50
- The Queen Of Code | FiveThirtyEight
- The Americans is the best show on TV. So why isn't anybody watching it? - Vox - "And yet there's something a little lonely about this. TV is meant to be a medium of the immediate, isn't it? A medium where we all gather around the water cooler the morning after? And now, we find ourselves, more and more, waiting for one long feast, rather than smaller meals. When people find out he works on The Americans, Fields says, "Many say, 'I hear it's great. I've gotta watch it one day.'" He jokes, "And then I punch them in the face.""
- Containers: Don't Skeu Them Up, Man | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps] | SYS-CON MEDIA - "Gordon urges the end of skeuomorphism's reign of terror (my words, not his) now that containers are (back) in the news."
- Retro Running Diary: Super Bowl XLIX «
- Throwback Thursday: The Fundamental Constants Behind Our Universe — Starts With A Bang! — Medium
- Dog Fitness Tracker Raises $25 Million: Blame Google - InformationWeek - Can you say bubble? FitBit for dogs:
- Your Right to Skip Shots Ends Where My Kid Begins - Bloomberg View - "So say to parents: You have a perfect right not to vaccinate your children, and we will not force you. But unless you have a vaccination certificate, a letter from a doctor explaining that your child falls into a small number of well-recognized medical exemptions, or a testament from your minister that vaccinating violates the tenets of a church of which you are an active member, failing to vaccinate your child also means failing to qualify for any public benefits for those children. No tax deduction. No public school, college or municipal activities. No team sports that practice on public land. No federally subsidized student loans. No airplane rides for anyone under 18 unless the TSA gets an up-to-date vaccination certificate. If you will not help society protect itself, then society will deny its help to you, and it will do its best to keep your child out of crowded spaces where they might infect someone."
- There’s A Hotel In Brussels That Lets You Sleep In Your Favorite Pantone Colors | Bored Panda - Pantone Hotel in Brussels
- The future of configuration management (and how to stop it) // Speaker Deck - RT @garethr: just posted my slides from #cfgmgmtcamp on The Future of Configuration Management (and how to stop it)
- Farewell, Radio Shack, and Farewell to the Twentieth Century - RT @Gizmodo: Farewell, Radio Shack, and farewell to the twentieth century
- Enjoy These Super Bowl Ads, for Tomorrow You Shall Die | TIME - "What’s with all the sap? Has Madison Avenue just finally, collectively watched the Mad Men “Carousel” scene too many times? Part of what’s at work this year, it seems, is that eternal paradox of “socially conscious” advertising: the appeal to people’s sense that they need to refocus on less ephemeral, material things, in an effort to sell them ephemeral, material things."
- Mashable on Twitter: "Groundhog bites mayor's ear during ceremony in Wisconsin http://t.co/XNYk7hGU6E http://t.co/M4L6PRVPY1" - RT @mashable: Groundhog bites mayor's ear during ceremony in Wisconsin
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Posted by Gordon Haff at 8:17 AM