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Jason Molina's long dark blues

On the day he died, a chilly Saturday in March 2013, Jason Molina was alone inside his two-story apartment on Indianapolis's Musket Street. A …

Watch: Enjoy this Delightfully Weird Trailer for Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem’

Watch: Enjoy this Delightfully Weird Trailer for Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem'<p>Terry Gilliam brings us back to the aesthetically unique world of …

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

By onNovember 25, 2013 in Machine Learning Algorithms<p>In this post, we take a tour of the most popular machine learning algorithms.<p>It is useful to …

The Great Works of Software

Is it possible to propose a <i>software canon</i>? To enumerate great works of software that are deeply influential—that changed the nature of the code that …

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A Bitcoin for Digital Art

Currency is boring. Let’s make GIFs!<p>On Friday May 2nd, around 7pm, Kevin McCoy completed transaction #1217706 on the Namecoin block chain. McCoy was …

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Pass: The Standard Unix Password Manager

Introducing pass<p>Password management should be simple and follow Unix philosophy. With pass, each password lives inside of a gpg encrypted file whose …

Stuff I found while looking around

– Photographer Claire Droppert’s Sand Creatures<p>– Better get started now: 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die<p>– All editors write headlines they …

Dropped

Why did Anthony Gatto, the greatest juggler alive — and perhaps of all time — back away from his art to open a construction business?<p>I feel like I …

Working With LESS and the Chrome DevTools

This is a complete tutorial to using LESS with Chrome's DevTools. If you've used Sass with Chrome's DevTools, you'll most likely already be familiar …

Looking Back on 'The X-Files': A Reading List

I watched “The X-Files” in a Baltimore house I shared with eight people, at the end of days spent navigating the city’s shaky public transit system, …

February 2014

FUNNY WOMEN #113: BUDDHIST NUN PEMA CHÖDRÖN REWRITES THE CLASSICS

<b>Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad</b><p>I’ve certainly had better boat trips. I don’t deny there was a certain strangeness to seeing an ivory-trading …

Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe

Milton Glaser — legendary mastermind of the famous I♥NY logo, author of delightful and little-known vintage children’s books, notorious notebook-doodler, modern-day sage of art and purpose — is celebrated by many as the greatest graphic designer alive. From <b>How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer</b> …

Fuck Yes or No

Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?<p>There’s a grey area in dating many …

Relationships

Filthy delicious chocolate by United Indecent Pleasures - Violet Blue ® | Open Source Sex

I don’t actually know if the chocolate is delicious, but I’d be willing to be a taste tester with these attractive chocolate phalli filled with – …

10 Mac Productivity Tools That You Can't Live Without

If you feel like your daily computer grind could use a little <i>oomph</i>, we’ve got some. A handful of these add-ons can make tasks that were previously awkward at best a breeze. Most of these tools for OS X are free and the rest are cheap—and all of them are essentials in our book.<p>1. Jumpcut<p>We’re used …

Lit-Link Round-up

Congrats to Rumpus co-owner (and boy meteor) Isaac Fitzgerald, new books editor at BuzzFeed.<p>“In my experience, there are about a dozen submissives …

wisp

wisp is a tiny interpreted lisp written is haskell & easily embedded into larger haskell programs, e.g., as a scripting language. it includes a …

Fulfilled by Amazon: How to get rid of old stuff immediately, sell it for more, and use Amazon as a cheap storage facility

Most people don't know that you can ship stuff to <b>Amazon's</b> warehouse and have them simultaneously store it and offer it up for sale to their …

A sublime definition of what a writer is, from Susan Sontag's altogether fantastic, must-read meditation on literature and freedom: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/10/22/susan-sontag-on-literature-and-freedom/

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

Writing Clojure With Vim In 2013

January 16, 2013 — 3 minutes long<p>It’s now 2013. Vim is still my favorite text editor, and Clojure has become my favorite programming language.<p>A …

Efficiency and Progress IV: Avoiding Leiningen

Functors, Applicatives, And Monads In Pictures

Functors, Applicatives, And Monads In Pictures - adit.io• > adit.io<br>• Github<br>• Buy my book! Grokking Algorithms<br>Contents• Functors<br>• Just What Is A Functor, …

The Tiny Houses of Black Rock City, Christina took lots of interesting pictures this year be sure and check them out here: http://tinyhouseblog.com/yourstory/tiny-houses-black-rock-city-cargo-cult/