James Bridle’s ‘New Aesthetic’ has got me thinking about today’s futures again, rather than yesterday’s.
“Cardigan is a small town of 4,000 good people. 400 of them used to make jeans. They made 35,000 pairs a week. …our town is going to make jeans again. … Here goes.” Re-starting some British manufacturing.
“About a quarter of [pages linked to from bookmarked URLs disappear] every seven years.” Not an exhaustive survey, but an interesting quick look at how quickly linkrot takes hold.
Coordinates vs geo vs place in the Twitter API. It’s not good when you have to read email threads to work out how to use a company’s API.
This is the first feed-reading app I’ve ever got on with. Now Helvetireader is ceasing development this has won me over. It’s as lovely as the iPad version.
The jam in a Kottke/STML memetic sandwich.
@therealdoctoe But I love a couple of the characters and I'll keep watching!
Reached episode three of 'Shadow Line'. I've now noticed the dialogue is frequently so bad and portentous that it's nearly unwatchable.
@jamesweiner True, although it makes imagining and applying for “jobs” annoyingly difficult.
@ianbetteridge “My final word on…” Oh, that’s claim chowder right there :)
Facebook friend: "I just flew back from a Transformers convention and boy are my arms tires." I am ashamed to admit I laughed at this.
Like meeting a sleeper cell from a more agreeable, funnier future.