Baltimore’s dual identity explains unrest – So many parallels to Flint.
How Nepal’s earthquake was mapped in 48 hours – 2,182 digital volunteers, trawling 14,700 km2 worth of high resolution satellite imagery, identifying 3,128 damaged buildings.
Public Opinion Shifts in Favor of Gay Marriage – Among Republican ranks, those under 50 are mostly in favor.
An Anti-Creativity Checklist for 2015 – I think I’ve seen almost every most of these.
The brains behind the ‘Aha!’ moment – Something that has fascinated me my entire life. There are regular “Ah-ha” moments, they happen all the time. Then there are revelations, less common, but they should happen a few times in several years. Then there is the unicorn of enlightenment, “The Epiphany.” Which we’re lucky if we have one. Ever.
The Deadpan Genius of Buster Keaton – They had me at “The.” I love it when the internets “discover” old things.
Smartphone Etiquette: When To Send Handwritten vs Digital Notes – I know of only a very few people who have the grace to write notes any longer. They know who they are.
Nobody Famous anil dash on being famous while being not famous – I’ve had “not fame” flirt with me once or, twice. I understand this quite a bit. Though, he’s been an “A-list” internets person for many years, I am fond of him :)
Dooce is done? Another old-school blogger goes back inside… to write for themselves.
As Riots Follow Freddie Gray’s Death in Baltimore, Calls for Calm Ring Hollow – I’m playing “catch up” on this story. I’m trying not to drink the facebook Kool-Aid, but my first thought is “F— the police.” I’m not wrong.
This video reminds us that assholes will always be a renewable resource
Game of Fear: The Story Behind GamerGate – In case you missed this.
Tuna Company Charged Over Worker Cooked Alive With 6 Tons of Fish – Speechless. No pun available here.
State of emergency enacted in Baltimore; curfew starts – Most recent story on Baltimore.