tylercoates: occupythedisco: I think the reason I find geek culture so obnoxious at times to engage in is because the people are for the most part the same privileged dips that inhabit mainstream culture, but with the added detriment of a victim complex. They’re still largely white and center their race, they’re still largely straight and center their sexuality, they’re still largely cis men...
I shouldn’t tell this story, but what the hell. I was staying in Eric Idle’s...– One of the greatest Star Wars stories ever, from a Rolling Stone article Carrie Fisher wrote in 1999. (via lizlet)
What’s different about Radiolab (and what I think is changing about the web) is...– How ‘Radiolab’ Is Changing the Sound of the Radio - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic (via thisistheverge)
M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All... →
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) will announce on Monday that they intend to launch an online learning initiative called M.I.T.x,which will offer the online teaching of M.I.T. courses free of charge to anyone in the world. The program will not allow students to earn an M.I.T. degree. Instead, those who are able to exhibit a mastery of the subjects taught on the platform will...
At the bar, Mr. Leutz said he was inspired by Dr. Chien to go after one of the...– Dr. Hank Chien, a King of Donkey Kong - NYTimes.com (via thisistheverge)