Yestedays’ tweet that was not sent

Listening to music yesterday, inspired by “MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – CAN’T HOLD US”, I tweeted Video: Mixed feelings. MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – CAN’T HOLD US Hot beat, great tempo, really picks you up….. http://t.co/2FVmuQ7Bu2 — Gert 🍑 (@g3n) August 28, 2013 the entire tumbrl text: Mixed feelings. MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – CAN’T HOLD […]

I was NOT promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia. What About The Flying Cars?!

Yearly reminder: unless you're over 60, you weren't promised flying cars. You were promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia. Here you go. — Kyle Marquis (@Moochava) July 10, 2013 FUCK NO! “unless you’re over 60, you weren’t promised flying cars. You were promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia.” I’m 31 and I grew up with The Jetsons, those […]

Big brother is no longer relevant. From my recent tor article.

A paragraph from the new tor article. If not using tor, at least realize this The big fear of big brother watching you is no longer really relevant, we give away our data to what has affectionately been called “little sister”. She woes you with pretty images, convenience and a voyeuristic view on the lives […]

Newznab – Adentures in indexing

With the recent closing of Newzbin and then a few days later NZBMatrix, the heat is obviously on for Usenet indexers. The funny thing is though that these are, as any search engine, just aggregating meta data. The internet climate has obviously gotten extremely poisonous lately, where the mechanisms that the law provides (DMCA takedowns, […]

On being knowledgeable about life versus living

A quote from “Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator”. Quote by Paul Lazarsfeld and Robert Merton :    The interested and informed citizen can congratulate himself on his lofty state of interest and information and neglect to see that he has abstained from decision and action. In short, he takes his secondary […]

Conversations: Trying to give money for digital content

I was talking to a nice person in publishing when he asked me the following question. I might have given him more of an answer than he bargained for.. A third in the conversation series (because I am SO interesting!) Just out of curiosity, Where do you typically buy your ebooks? Buying anything digital these […]

Notes on ..

As I am starting a new Notes On post and am slightly tired already of explaining the concept, this will be my concept post.   A “Notes On” post is a post where I type my notes on a certain something over a span of time. A Notes Posts is generally unedited, has an auto […]