Other Ten Percent 8/30/13

Aug 30 2013

Oh right, this blog. That’s a thing. How are you guys doing because I kinda….got busy this week. That’s why there wasn’t a thursday blog post and why I’m only commenting on some of these things. Hooray?
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Four MakerBot Digitizer Implications
Yeah I kinda feel like this is when history is going to look back and go “so that’s when things got suer weird.”
via Fabbaloo http://fabbaloo.com/blog/
August 28, 2013 at 10:00AM
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An imaginary city that changed the twentieth century
via io9 http://io9.com
August 28, 2013 at 09:39AM
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“A growing body of evidence indicates that while cockpit automation may be relieving pilots of…”
“We’re automating the wrong things” may well end up being the #1 mistake we discover in my lifetime. Also my futurism is fucking MORBID today. Sorry about that!
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
August 28, 2013 at 12:00AM
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An alternate history of Michael Jackson and the black space age
Whoops. It’s not getting any better.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 29, 2013 at 12:20PM
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A Robot That Climbs Walls to Paint Graffiti on Them
Oh okay thank God this thing’s pretty rad right? I want to live in the graffiti bot future for sure.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 29, 2013 at 07:58AM
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The Benedict Cumberbatch Name Generator
The most useful single serving site in history.
via The Hairpin http://thehairpin.com
August 29, 2013 at 07:30AM
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Sharing Different Heartbeats: Annie, The Knife, Robyn, Jose Gonzalez, A-Trak + Kanye, Grizzly Bear, Girls Aloud
I think we can now confirm that Grantland’s “best song of the 2000s” brackets are the greatest event in internet trolling history. Let this post serve as your antidote.
via The Hairpin http://thehairpin.com
August 29, 2013 at 06:00AM
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You could live in this NYC apartment that looks like a 1960s spaceship
14.5 million? No I could not live in that apartment io9. Thanks for rubbing it in.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 29, 2013 at 05:00PM
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Asimov’s 2014 Predictions Were Shockingly Conservative For 1964
Did I already post this? I could swear this already showed up when Sterling blogged it but I guess I missed it somehow? Anyway some of this is flat our wrong and you kinga have to squint for the rest of it but it’s pretty shocking how much it gets right.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 29, 2013 at 01:23PM
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Pay What You Want For Downloadable Standup Comedy in the First Ever Humble Comedy Bundle
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
August 29, 2013 at 01:17PM
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