Instead of asking me every time I buy something if I want a paper bag for 10 cents, how about we charge everyone 10 cents, let them have the bag if they want it, and then make unsolicited direct mail illegal?
I am so effing tired my eyes keep closing. I'm halfway through a modding shift and it's draaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaggiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing. I can actually have a nap today, in one hour and 22 minutes. Not that I'm counting.
Realtor called to tell me the property has a buyer, who plans to stucco the house and wants me to stay. More than two weeks after the deadline. Maria said she'd tried to contact the housing authority but they're notorious for not returning calls or emails, so I'm going to their office this morning see if this is doable.
micdotcom: One man puts the Ebola crisis into perspective for paranoid Americans who have no idea what Africa looks like There have been ridiculous incidences of Ebola racism in recent weeks. These include a New Jersey elementary school that asked two students from Rwanda to stay at home and hundreds of parents in Mississippi who pulled their kids... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
dailydot: These ‘comet song’ remixes are pretty far out The alien sounds of Comet 67P have been making the rounds this week, and since this is the Internet, the “song” has already gotten a remix. It was reported yesterday that the Rosetta spacecraft had recorded sounds from the comet that were not able to be heard by normal human beings. European... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
I propose a new scale. The Showering Scoble Adoption Curve. It's a curve between the awareness/adoption of the general populous and people who would wear Google Glass in the shower. When talking about adoption of a new piece of tech, sit yourself on the curve appropriately.
Impression of the new iPad air is favorable so far. It's much lighter so it's easier to hold when reading. It's mich more responsive than my iPad 2. The lte is great. And the ac wifi is a dream. The screen is less reflective which makes a big difference. The narrow bezels make it harder to hold when reading.