Benedict Cumberbatch Lied To Me And Broke My Heart

Ever wondered how Frankenstein’s Creature learned to speak? He listened to an impoverished professor reading aloud and explaining one of the greatest books of the Enlightenment. Those of you who recently saw the brilliant Frankenstein/Creature role swap done by Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller by the National Theater will remember that De Lacey used […]

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Developer at AtlasCamp apologizes to “all getting offended” by his sexist joke

**EDITED 17:44 Pacific 6/4/14** Saha develops for Atlassian, but does not work for them. Today, Jonathan Doklovic, an Atlassian developer at Atlassian’s AtlasCamp in Berlin, Germany presented a talk that contained this slide: Then, Marko Saha (Director, Agile Enterprise Solutions at Ambientia) tweeted it because he thought it was funny. Maven is my girlfriend #AtlasCamp […]

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Should the past haunt Julian Assange?

I see that Julian Assange has been awarded the Sydney Peace Medal. I’m not sure whether to be concerned or not; this may turn out to be something like awarding Yasser Arafat the Nobel Peace Prize before he started bombing hell out of Israel again. There are still outstanding rape allegations against Assange, and unfortunately, […]

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Looking for a Logo

How does one go about getting a logo made? I’ve gotten a couple of tentative offers, some concepts, and a few ridiculous quotes, but no one seems to do real logo work anymore. I’ve got two people promising drawings, but I haven’t actually seen anything yet. Does anyone have recommendations for me? I’d really like […]

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Best tech movie.

Tron: Legacy is supposed to be visually appealing, but staggeringly short on storyline. I’ll go see it in IMAX 3D, but it’s unlikely that I’ll bother with getting it afterwards. Oddly, the movies with the greatest stories are the ones I tend to wait to see. <br /> Are there any movies you’ve determined you’d […]

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One issue voting.

I run an LLC, have a Schedule C web design business, am a vendor for Microsoft, and dabble in investment. Is there any way to tell anymore whether someone’s a Republican or a Democrat by their occupation?

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Icy cool…but for how long?

The polar ice caps are melting. I’m not a global warming theorist, and I have no real opinion on climate change. I mostly don’t hold forth and/or pontificate on things I don’t understand, and as a scientist, I think it’s my obligation to not discuss matters that I haven’t researched. There are a few pieces […]

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