i am savoring what is code?
paul ford is amazing, like farts-rainbows cultural-treasure amazing. see also networks without networks, the nerdiest and most sincere eulogy i’ve ever read.
“…the greatest catalyst ever for doing something new in life is a broken heart. A girl I loved sent me a text one morning that said, ‘You’re the most disappointing human being ever.’ I’ve long since forgiven her and myself, but in the moment I knew I was going to live a different story.”
“Look, Martin,” he said, “you do what the spirit say do.”
alright, here are the onesie-twosie drafts and other snippets from the past week:
from the nytimes– our inability to use words, or even emoji, effectively.
the international space station‘s orbit has been visible from the bay area this week.
even though i hadn’t seen any of the music videos nominated for VMAs this year, i will admit that i watched almost all of the performances tonight, mostly just for sociological research (ahem)… and to see what all the miley fuss was about. snore. girl, that is not twerking. shit. lady gaga totally phoned it in by her standards, but was still more interesting than anyone else.
the best sabotage video parody, ever. you won’t regret it.