the worst part of working at vimeo is never having time to watch videos.
random morning thought 2.26.2010
i will register thehudsuckerproxy.com. it will only have one page. http://thehudsuckerproxy.com/faq Q: What if you tire before it’s done? Q: Does it have rules? Q: Can more than one play? Q: What makes you think it’s a game? Q: Is it a game? Q: Will it break? Q: It better break eventually! Q: Is there an object? Q: What if you tire before it’s done? Q: Does it come...
Amazon has done an incredible job of figuring out how to cross-sell, upsell, and...– cory doctorow
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Statistical significance & other A/B test pitfalls... →
random morning thought
i would like nothing more than to look, and more importantly sound, just like alan arkin. i think it’s possible if i want it bad enough.
The search among urbanites for that ideal “authentic” neighborhood, rife with...– The Ultimate Hipster Irony | Big Think Editors | Big Think
be quiet. grownups are talking.
kevin: it's done. we're ready.
cory: never say "done". it's "feature complete for this release cycle".
dalas: that's too bad. we can't pay you until it's done.
cory: i'm never "paid". i am "asset complete for this release cycle".
sox: is that pre or post amortization? i ask because well... you know... that whole thing with your collateralized debt obligations.
Strong Opinions, Weakly Held - Bob Sutton →
one of my favorite personal traits nicely crystalized.
Man Gave Company to Employees on His Birthday -... →
a lovely story that reminded me of another from the past. via the big pugh.
since when are they allowed to say “men’s half pipe” and “double corkscrew” on network tv?
The Video Toaster is responsible for what would become the Kurosawa wipe...– lonelysandwich
now shut up
“underneath the stars” - the cure
some other sinbad
andrew: "The stand up comedian Sinbad, known for making people double up with laughter"
andrew: i think this is a different guy
sean: these guys
sean: like im like uhh this could actually be amazing
sean: but they never bring it home
sean: for all that next level talk
sean: its easier to be pretty good and pretend you suck
“pull the cup” - shellac
jah love bacon vs. beer can? →
The term “mosh” came into use in the early eighties American hardcore scene in Washington, D.C. Vocalist H.R. (Paul Hudson) of the band Bad Brains, regarded as a band that “put moshing on the map,” used the term “mash” in lyrics and show stage banter to both incite and describe the aggressive and often violent dancing of the scene. To “mash it up”...
“pop life” - his holy badassness