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It would have better prepared me for the... — It would have better prepared me for the experience itself. All throughout high school and college, I was the only one of my friends who wasn't having sex with Yo La Tengo. So, when I found myself in bed with Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, and bassist James McNew on the night of my wedding, l really had no idea what I was supposed to do.

Japanese Hobbyists Build A Working Transformer — Eee-urrk-urrk-urrk-urk! A pair of Japanese hobbyists have have built a transforming robot that can walk or, when in sports car form, drive around autonomously. It's called the J-deite Quarter and is four feet tall. The goal, apparently, is to make a full-sized transformer... just because they can.

This fallacy that you hide behind — This fallacy that you hide behind - the idea of wanting to make video game journalism some pristine bastion of unbreakable ethics, where no one ever gives a game a 5 instead of a 4 because they've known the developer for over two decades and one of their kids is the other's goddaughter?

Thus, when I see an article titled “Gamers are... — Thus, when I see an article titled "Gamers are dead," referring to the death of the popular trope of a pasty young man in a dimly lit room, it fills me with joy, because it means WE FUCKING WON. So many people are playing games now that they are popular culture.

Dear #Gamergaters, Do you know why you piss me the... — Dear #Gamergaters, Do you know why you piss me the fuck off? Because you're lazy. You're ignorant. You are a blithering collection of wannabe Wikipedia philosophers, drunk on your own buzzwords, incapable of forming an original thought.

(via A classic Ben Bradlee letter to ‘flacks’ -... — (via A classic Ben Bradlee letter to 'flacks' - The Washington Post)

Pity The Poor Watch Lover — I've been on a mission lately to get myself a nice Omega Speedmaster Mark II, the remake of a classic chorno that, in its original incarnation, has haunted me for a decade. This watch, which looks like something Luke Skywalker would have worn in 1970s-era Cloud City, has just the right amount of nostalgia and futuristic styling to make me salivate.

Researchers Want To Send Us To The Moon Using Robots And Oculus Rift — A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to the moon and then let us, the Earthlings, control it and look out of its 360-degree cameras as it tumbles around that barren alien rock.

"mmmmMMMaaah-haaa…the French…champagne" — merlin: "mmmmMMMaaah-haaa...the French...champagne" I still quote this line (this way) twice a month. And, it's still funny.

Join Me Tomorrow In Krakow — I'll be speaking at an event held by Geek Girls Carrots Crakow, a group of amazing programmers who are working to bring everyone onto the STEM wagon. The event will be held at Przemysłowa 12 in Krakow, Poland at 7pm. You can sign up here.
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Oct 25, 2014

"It would have better prepared me for the experience itself. All throughout high school and college, I..."

Oct 25, 2014

RT @Brocklesnitch: So sad that Bob Dylan’s son only has one nipple

Oct 25, 2014

RT @TheAlexP: * takes walk on wild side * gets mauled by Lion

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