Facebook Monitoring User Moods

uhhhh…. The company’s data team on Monday launched a trippy new application called the “Gross National Happiness Index.” Taking a similar format to its “Lexicon” trend-tracking product, the “GNH” currently displays a graph of data tabulated over the course of the past few years to track the “happiness” of Facebook users based on words picked up [Read More...]

Blasphemy Day Posters

Blaghag has photos of all the posters from her Non-Theist Society’s “Blasphemy Day” during which students were given poster board to say whatever they wanted about whatever they wanted, as a celebration of free speech.  Here’s just one of the 16 students filled up: Ouch for Aristotle.  Who saw that coming on a blasphemy poster? [Read More...]

We Are Made Of Information

H/T: Princessxxx (click the link for the code to bring this guy to life for yourself if you are unable to just drag him from my post into your own as I was) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops Review Of Invention Of Lying

makes the film sound must-see: The fashionable “new atheism” — popularized in book form by such authors as Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens — unexpectedly slithers its way into the neighborhood cineplex with the arrival of “The Invention of Lying” (Warner Bros.). Though its trailer gives no clue as to its true agenda, this venomous [Read More...]

Crumb’s Genesis

You can buy the book here. I had the chance to flip through it last night and it was spectacular. (via Culturebot) (via The New Yorker) (via Windows and Doors) See Blake Andrews’s site for more pictures of Crumb’s Genesis, contrasted with photos by Hin Chua for representing the Garden of Eden story. (via) Go to Boing [Read More...]

St. Vincent’s “Actor Out Of Work”

A little more awesome Annie Clark. First, here’s a brilliant video which I keep watching over and over.   It’s so hard to describe the way her immaculately deliberate, full mouthed enunciation in all her songs, including this one, conveys both a creepy intensity and almost mocking sense of overstatement and how her almost unnaturally [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Strange Doritos Logo

Anyone who knows me personally knows I’m a world class Dorito fiend.  But even I have no idea what this is supposed to mean: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

YouTube As Naturally Evolving The Future Of Television And How Google Benefits Off Of YouTube

Neat video on how YouTube puts out so much material that we can discover what people actually will choose among a myriad of options and model TV off of it and then on the reach of Google and YouTube’s role in that: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Can’t

A (morbidly) fun little animated musical video by Ed Stockham for a song by Alan Lastufka and Tom Milsom: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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