How Andy Carvin debunked the “Gay Girl in Damascus” hoax
Some things to watch out for here if you were ever going to try and create a fake person online. (via Waxy)
Playable Archaeology: An Interview with the Telehack’s Anonymous Creator
Telehack sounds amazing. I always wanted to play a Spectrum game (I forget the name) that simulated hacking, never mind something this huge.
On The Network
Derek Powazek chronicling dumbly critical mentions of the internet in the media. If I still listened to the Today programme I bet I’d come up with some. (via Waxy)
Carlhuda/janus - GitHub
A bunch of nice vim customisations and plugins intended to be used with MacVIM. (Thanks Tom T.)
@tomcoates Ohhhh, the boring, bewildered guy!
@tomcoates I'm not sure "moody and misunderstood" is specific enough in 'Rubicon' :) I'm going to assume you mean Truxton or Kale!
@antimega There should be different layers of references to allow carbon dating of people of varied generations.
@tomtaylor No there won't! #twitterisntthebestplacetoteaseoutthesenuancedarguments
@tomcoates You're hardly the only one. But either way Twitter isn't the best place to tease out these nuanced arguments. (Like this.)
@AnnieFeighery I’m not sure most of my friends are interested enough in religion to attend, but I bet Putnam’s interesting.
@AnnieFeighery They’re in loads of places because marketing people think they’re cutting edge and hip. But no one uses them :)
@AnnieFeighery Except almost no real people actually use QR codes outside of certain territories (like Japan).
Being rigorous with updating the status of tickets on my personal projects, as if @mildlydiverting was watching over my virtual shoulder.
Flogging off TV Centre. From the company that brought you Restoration - Saving The Nation's Heritage. Soulless, soulless bastards.
Nothing like a crisp white shop jacket to focus creative intent