Eisner also held “charettes” — meetings with architects and theme park...– How Disney created a culture of “supportive conflict” (via Instapaper)
If I were given carte blanche to write about any topic I could, it would be...– The Anosognosic’s Dilemma (via Instapaper)
Behavioral geneticists also find that the effect of upbringing on morals is...– The Case for Having More Kids (via Instapaper)
But the greatest impact of an increasing-return wave comes long after the...– Ideas Having Sex (via Instapaper)
I try to run participants during the first few weeks of a term when they’re...– They Get to Me (via Instapaper)
I've begun adding song titles to my cursing...
bebelestrange: Such as “Sweet Home Alabama!” Any other suggestions?
According to Bernard Taper’s Balanchine, when the twenty-year-old was first...– Dogma & Diaghilev by Laura Jacobs - The New Criterion (via Instapaper)
But the TV depictions clash with reality, which shows that girls are just...– Reality TV Proves Meaner Than Fiction | LiveScience (via Instapaper)
And to encourage intellectual depth, don’t rail at PowerPoint or Google. It’s...– Op-Ed Contributor - Mind Over Mass Media - NYTimes.com (via Instapaper)
Critics of new media sometimes use science itself to press their case, citing...– Op-Ed Contributor - Mind Over Mass Media - NYTimes.com (via Instapaper)
A proposed (and maybe obvious) fix to ease out-of-control folksonomies such as...– Kicking Pebbles » Blog Archive » Folksonomy gaming, FTW!! (OMG) WTF!? #stoptheinsanity (via Instapaper)
Food production in Africa is vastly less than the region’s known potential, and...– Attention Whole Foods Shoppers - By Robert Paarlberg | Foreign Policy (via Instapaper)
In Europe and the United States, a new line of thinking has emerged in elite...– Attention Whole Foods Shoppers - By Robert Paarlberg | Foreign Policy (via Instapaper)
you know a woman is beautiful when she makes you...
As an imaginative writer publishing in the pulps, Lovecraft peopled this...– Cthulhu Is Not Cute | HiLobrow (via Instapaper)
Negative taste is the ability to tell when something is bad…People with...– Where Microsoft beats Apple ¶ Personal Weblog of Joe Clark, Toronto (via Instapaper)
Ariel Waldman: Maybe flickr should buy some auto-recognition software, so when some stranger photographs me it'd be like "do you want to tag ariel waldman in this?"
Timoni Grone: oo COOL
Ariel Waldman: we could call it the creep-o-matic
Timoni Grone: "reminding you that the singularity is approaching!"
Ariel Waldman: "assimilate into the flickr borg"
Ariel Waldman: "all your face are belong to us"
Ariel Waldman: "eat shit, facebook! we have a face robot in our code!"
Ariel Waldman: some days I'm reminded why I was always the weird girl in school.
People love me. Why? Because I’m fun. I’m the life of the party. I...– Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.
Funny, you never see headlines like this: Apple to launch [insert product]...– Chris Brennan via nikf (via chartier) That’s because we never know what Apple is going to launch until they launch it. Otherwise there definitely would’ve been speculation that the iPhone would be a Blackberry killer. That the iPod might’ve been launched as a “Creative...
Berghuis, Warden v. Thompkins. From the opinion of the court: If the State...– It sounds scary to say that one’s rights must be voluntarily invoked, but despite the headline summaries, that’s fortunately not exactly what this ruling is saying. This ruling is a good thing. The original Miranda language was way too broad—if the defendant indicated in any manner...