July 2008

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Baggage Glitch Delays Thousands at JFK

ABC News: “If they do charge people 15 dollars per bag, they should get it right.”


Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Do Schools Kill Creativity? A Comical Inquest at TED

Scott Berkun: “What we do know is if you’re not prepared to be wrong, you won’t come up with anything original. And by the time most children get to be adults most children have lost that capacity.”


Monday, 28 July 2008

The breeding properties of M&Ms

rogerebert.com: “Whenever I get a package of plain M&Ms, I make it my duty to continue the strength and robustness of the candy as a species.”


Wednesday, 2 July 2008

A Blizzard in July

Tea Leaves: “Meanwhile, on another planet, Atari is still selling games with cd-checks and Securom in them because, apparently, they don’t want to sell games that run in laptops on an airplane. Or in VMWare virtual machines on Macs. Given this attitude, I can only presume that when the CEO of Atari wants to fry an egg, the first thing he does is look for two sticks to rub together so he can make a fire.”