Other Ten Percent 9/28/12

Sep 28 2012

Hello and welcome to Friday everybody. Weirdly it was kind of hard to come up with enough links for today after it was super simple every other day this week. I did find enough though so that’s good. Also here are those links.
Semi-autonomous flying things and the general public
Sterling is on it today. Three things from him and this awesome post on autonomous drones is arguably the least interesting one.
via Beyond The Beyond http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond
September 27, 2012 at 12:12AM
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Mimicry beats consciousness in Turing test
Well this says some disturbing things about human interaction. But some awesome things about AI so…we’re breaking even?
via Beyond The Beyond http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond
September 27, 2012 at 05:31AM
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Infographics in Hickman’s PAX ROMANA
I’m not sure what exactly is inspiring Warren Ellis’s masterclass in Infographics in comics lately but I am not complaining.
via Warren Ellis http://www.warrenellis.com
September 27, 2012 at 06:22AM
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“From what planet does the Doctor come?”
Jane Marie is awesome today because she’s linking Doctor Who quizes.
via The Hairpin http://thehairpin.com/
September 27, 2012 at 08:00AM
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Lando Calrissian’s law firm
This is the year of Star Wars being funny and I love it because it makes some sections of the fanbase SO ANGRY.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
September 27, 2012 at 09:00AM
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Big Make
Seriously though you guys. Sterling is ON IT. Like I’m posting this more for his one paragraph of commentary than for the entire, actually pretty good, Wired article.
via Beyond The Beyond http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond
September 27, 2012 at 09:45AM
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Urban Guilt: Are You Making The Most Of Your City?
No. I’m not. I didn’t know about almost any of the events on this list.
via Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/feedburnermain
September 27, 2012 at 12:30PM
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Wendigo Psychosis: the Probably Fake Disease that Turns People into Cannibals [Debunkery]
Woah there’s even a semi-real thing associated with the Wendigo. I thought it was Dracula fake not Bigfoot fake.
via io9 http://io9.com
September 27, 2012 at 12:40PM
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Two Guys Prank Whole Foods Employees With Nonsense Grocery Lists
This is a pretty funny bit no matter what story you do it with.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
September 27, 2012 at 01:13PM
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Steampunk Nintendo casemod
I will take one of these yes thank you.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
September 27, 2012 at 03:06PM
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Do your politics determine your beer preference? [Afternoon Reading]
Obviously.
via io9 http://io9.com
September 27, 2012 at 04:20PM
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