Driving Blind: Dwarf Fortress and Fat Albert
“A stranger is shot in the street, you hardly move to help. But if, half an hour before, you spent just ten minutes with the fellow and knew a little about him and his family, you might just jump in front of his killer and try to stop it. Really knowing is good. Not knowing, or refusing to know is bad, or amoral, at least. You can’t act if you don’t know.”
Today’s will be brief.
Orhan Pamuk distills with simple prose what is important about the protests in Turkey.
Who’s more dangerous: terrorists or toddlers with guns?
NSA surveillance and Dwarf Fortress.
A counter-biography from Tomas Buchanan.
On books as identity factories for their buyers.
Why isn’t extending lower-interest rates for student loans the answer?
Nearing the anniversary of knob Creek style bourbon.
Bill Cosby talks about Fat Albert.
Sometimes the grammar police ruin everything, and sometimes they make it better.
Motorcycles are too dangerous, also this one‘s electric.
Warren Ellis gets ready to rehabilitate the Avengers.