Some of the more idiotic, harmful, stupid and nasty things said by the thought leaders of Silicon Valley.
Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Forget Hyperloop: this is some truly mindblowing technology from Elon Musk. In this latest test, the Grasshopper from SpaceX shows off its lateral movement for a reusable rocket.
Combine that with the sheer power of Falcon Heavy and you’ve got some amazing design and engineering.
Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Oh, dear. Christopher Priest is being a bit of a cock.
Good writer though.
Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
A superb piece of writing from Jeffrey, scorching the screen with righteous anger. THIS. IS. IMPORTANT!
SOPA approaches the piracy problem with a broad brush, lights that brush on fire, and soaks the whole internet in gasoline.
Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Leonard has some handy tips for protecting yourself against Firesheep and its ilk.
Monday, September 22nd, 2008
At first I thought that Andy Rutledge was trying to make some nuanced satirical point here but it turns out he's just a twunt.
Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
The muisc "industry" is clearly populated by asshats who actively enjoy displaying their incompetence and malice.
Saturday, December 29th, 2007
Music Recording Industry Will Be First Traditional Media Industry To Be Utterly Destroyed By Digital Technology - Publishing 2.0
The RIAA now says it is illegal for you to put that CD you bought onto your own computer. Asshats.
Monday, October 29th, 2007
I saw Steven Pinker give a talk recently and he spent a fair amount of time talking about swearing. He has written up that part of the talk into an article for the New Republic.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2007
Science-fiction author Lews Shiner is releasing many of his short stories online for free (HTML or PDF).
Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
Yet another reason never to fly with Ryanair.
Sunday, April 22nd, 2007
Because if you use Tim O'Reilly's sherrif badge, the terrorists have already won.
Sunday, February 25th, 2007
I used to think that Mike Arrington was a dick. Now I know he is.
Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Apple are chasing companies that use the word "podcast", even though they have no claim to that word. Asshats.
Friday, August 18th, 2006
"Restore airport security measures to normal or risk being sued for compensation." Ryanair are such a bunch of assholes. I refuse to fly with them.