Angry Robot

The Call of Cthulhu by DrFaustusAU on deviantART

in the style of Dr. Seuss. Oh, yes.

The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy

via the funk

Ten Bulls

Zen woodcut series that I loved as a teen and just happened upon again. “This heaven is so vast no message can stain it”.

On the Origins of Occupy Wall Street

from Adbusters to the General Assembly (thanks, y!)

Occupy Everywhere: Michael Moore, Naomi Klein on Next Steps for the Movement Against Corporate Power

panel discussion hosted by The Nation.

Why our brains make us laugh

proposes that our sense of humour is a reward mechanism for examining false assumptions.

10 Myths About Introverts

Please let this not be the future of reading on the web

good followup to “The Pummeling Pages”.

Twine : Listen to your world, talk to the Internet

“Twine is the simplest possible way to get the objects in your life texting, tweeting or emailing. A durable 2.5″ square provides WiFi connectivity, internal and external sensors, and two AAA batteries that keep it running for months. A simple web app allows to you quickly set up your Twine with human-friendly rules — no programming needed.” Kickstarter project. (via)

TTC slashes service on 62 routes

apparently the TTC counts as “gravy”. Just so stupid – it’s obvious to anyone who uses it that we need more service, not less. This will only lead to more cars on the road.

Sweet emulsion: why the (near) death of film matters

heh. I used to post a lot of “death of film” stuff 5-6 years ago, when digital projection systems were just getting started, and now it’s actually here.

The Pummeling Pages

on the rapidly decreasing readability of some web publications. This is a fascinating issue.

Warriors of Goja

insane. (via)

Red Scarlet, Canon C300, and the Paradox of Choice

5tu on the new Red and Canon cameras and how they fit in to the camera nerd ecosystem

5by5 | Hypercritical #42: The Wrong Guy

as a followup to the Daring Fireball bit about the Isaacson bio, this is a pretty impressive takedown.

Daring Fireball: Getting Steve Jobs Wrong

Whose Police?

on police brutality in evicting OWS protesters (via)

Jenna Morrison and the cost of living

on the need for truck side guards, which would have prevented many cyclist deaths, and have been mandatory in Europe since the 80s

Is CityPlace Toronto’s next ghetto?

I thought we didn’t say ghetto any more. (via)

Super Mario iPhone Alerts

Now that iOS 5 lets you change text & email alerts to your own sounds, I decided to totally trick my shit out with retro video game magic. Now instead of receiving annoying work emails, you’re actually accruing gold coins! Sonically speaking.

Anyway, since I couldn’t find any existing files that were formatted the right way, I converted some myself. And how could I hoard such lovely sounds? So here ya go!

Mario iPhone Alerts

iOS and Android Grab 58% of U.S. Portable Gaming Revenue

Would love to know the iOS / Android split. Anyway, as I spelled out here, this is more evidence that portable game consoles are doomed.

Game Changers

“some of the recent concepts, games, companies, and services that are changing the game industry, for better or for worse”

Yelping with Cormac

Professor Genki

by Tim & Eric (link fixed)

Movie Poster Archetypes

“Tiny People On the Beach, Giant Heads in the Clouds” (thanks, Steve!)