The Hawkeye Initiative: Special Guest Edition: The... →
thehawkeyeinitiative: I recently received an email from an anonymous fan sharing how she pulled a Hawkeye Initiative themed prank on her CEO to illustrate a problem with some artwork. My personal compliments to her and her accomplice on a mission well done; they perfectly took they perfectly took the concept of The…
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via oliviacirce)
Empathy and Context
Empathy and context. These are two of the three primary things that drive User Experience Design. Once you get what empathy actually means, once you understand how to observe contextually… you’ve basically got everything you need to be a UX Designer. But we are all responsible for the user experience of the things we create. No matter what your role is. Do you clean up the shop floor...
It is not appropriate, however, to compliment her on her boobs. Unless she fixed...– http://jezebel.com/you-cant-tell-the-attorney-general-she-has-an-epic-but-471311007
videohall: ABCDEF….Cookie Monster > The “I love you,” at the end was absolutely adorable. > This is the cutest thing ever.
It's Okay To Be Smart: Facebook finds out "I... →
jtotheizzoe: I’m certainly partial to science on Tumblr, because … well, I’m biased, and Tumblr is better :) But over on Facebook, pages like I Fucking Love Science are daily reminding millions of people how awesome it is to discover how the world works (or at least that science memes apparently never get…
His moment with Ethan was different, for reasons Davan can’t quite...– Two Oregon teenagers, a basketball and the moment the game became secondary
There’s a slight pause before the narrator says, “You can forget that,” during which my brain provided, “You can fuck that.” Which is likely the intent of that pause. Well done.
jruckman: Pico Meter is a beautiful short documentary about the STEHM, the most advanced microscope ever built. Short for Scanning Tunneling Electron Holography Microscope, the STEHM has a maximum resolution of 31 picometers (roughly 1,000x smaller than the commonly-referenced nano-scale). It can visualize individual atoms, the bonds between them, and the structure within. And via holography it...
The "Better it should have stayed lost" Episode
To the best of my recollection, back in the fall of 1993, I was sitting in a cafe, working. Technically I worked there, but for the most part the place was dead, so after everything was set up for the eventuality of springing into action for a single customer, I’d do a lot of sitting. One night, a couple sat somewhat near me and I overheard the lady said something. I don’t recall...
A person in a condition of servitude, required to render services to a lord, commonly attached to the lord’s web app and transferred with it from one owner to another.