You’ve probably seen the “Life then, life now” nostalgia lists. Now there’s a “Clinton’s record, Bush’s record” list on John Aravosis’s blog. Some of it may be a little oversimplified, but if something ever really DESERVED to turn into a mass-forwarded email, this is it, and it’s effing awesome.
The REAL Sturgeon’s Law: This is effing awesome. (From rec.arts.sf.fandom post by Morris M. Keesan)
A site for bidding on coding projects can’t be that bad, can it? Yes, it can, if the coding projects are for classes, as pointed out in an email sent out to my former research group at UCSC. I can’t decide if this is ingenious of the students in question, or a sign that the… Continue reading Good old Yankee ingenuity…
Apparantly, the Dred Scott reference wasn’t just a gaffe. I’ve seen or heard a couple of times now, including this morning’s “Al Franken Show” that the Dred Scott reference was a not-terribly subtle coded reference to the Pro-Life crowd, who’ve been equating abortion with slavery. Ah well! Not quite so funny, in that context, although… Continue reading So THAT’s what he meant.
Not the funniest thing I’ve seen, but it’s been quite a while since anyone has passed on a good “News of the Weird” link: Can you believe someone was this stupid? Thanks, Squirrel!