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(Oct.22.10) -

The Slits, Ari Up, down…  ---»


Totally Losh. RIP.

(Oct.15.10) -

Infinities 1: Mandlebrot, 0  ---»


It does look like Benoit Mandelbrot has died. Can it be true? Just when he was getting into the deep stuff. Oh, I forgot: deep stuff can be infinitely deep. Goodbye…

(Aug.31.10) -

Resistive Redux? End with the Tramp…  ---»


Looks like HP has announced their resistive version of memory… ala Frank Herberts Programap? Anyway, start the day off with ReRAM, Resistive Random Access Memory, end it with the Tramp?

(Aug.10.10) -

Cold War  ---»


Dunno if anyone remembers a little thing called the Cold War, it was that stuff that pretty much Destroyed the World for a couple decades: Cold War (Kholodnaya voyna), 1947–1991: The Cold War – the Berlin Blockade (1948–1949), the Korean War (1950–1953), the Berlin Crisis of 1961, the Vietnam War (1959–1975), the Cuban Missile Crisis […]

(Jun.16.10) -

DEVO – Cat Listening Party  ---»


Cats… devolution, walmartite power bricks, bored, keywords, object energy domes but dont taze me bro cats.

(May.16.10) -

BP oil volcano, flow estimates, engineers, and logic  ---»


Checking out some of the latest missives in the BP oillspill PR campaign, theres just something blatantly wrong with a recent statement made by BP about measuring oilflow volumes, thats frankly quite insulting to engineers. Please. Engineers working on stopping a volumetric flow are not concerned with measuring it? That might explain all their failures […]

(May.14.10) -

Janelle Monae on NPR: Arch Android, Science Fiction  ---»


The Janelle Monae audio interview on NPR today (audio below): “We like to think of The ArchAndroid as an ’emotion picture’ for the mind…”, and she discusses the term “Thrivals”, Octavia Butler, and.. welljustlisten: In an interview with All Things Considered host Michele Norris, Monae talked about the role of fantasy and magic in her […]

(May.09.10) -

UK Election Outcome Flowchart  ---»


As legislative processes break down and complexity increases, and in tandem with the attempts by technologists to link law, policy, and automated computer programs for justice and government in much the same way that the financial sector was unable to resist the low hanging fruit of the “well ordered algorithm”, the BBC has made available […]

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