Penguin Science Fiction Book Covers
A fascinating collection of psychedelic book covers from Penguin’s stable of Sci-Fi books from the 60s and 70s and beyond. via io9.com
Pissing Away The Debt →
Solution to the XKCD "Substitute" velociraptor...
davidziegler: So, my friend Huaizhi Chen is a huge nerd and one of the smartest guys I know. Because he is simultaneously lame and cool, he spent his Friday night solving Problem #2 in the following XKCD comic: I saw this solution: http://www.mbeckler.org/velociraptors/velociraptors.html but it relies on genetic programming/evolutionary algorithms, which is slower and doesn’t necessarily...
Bubbler At This One
The AV Club has been turned into a sort of therapy session with a post about films that make people cry. In no order I submit the films that have made me cry: Remains Of The Day Shadowlands The Wombles TV Movie The Body, an episode of Buffy where her mother dies Family, an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation where Picard has a dust up with his brother and then has a breakdown about...
The Demtith Files →
Email/TXT Pearlers →
The Art Collector: Warwick Brown →
News Rage with James Coe →
The 10 craziest things about Boylemania →
AUCKLAND BECOMES ONE
Here’s an opinion piece from one Associate Professor Kenneth “Sliver Fox” Palmer of the University of Auckland. Someone who is in a position to know these things told me once that no one knows more about local government in New Zealand than this cat. In the piece he argues that the Government’s decision to go ahead with the Royal Commission’s recommendations that...
Dave Barstow gets shafted, TV news is run by... →
This is pretty much why I’m giving tumblr a...
This Could Be The Start Of Something
Or not. I’m really just giving this whole tumblr thing a crack, feeling its mo-jo if you like. If you’ve stumbled here and give a toss I’m José (hello). I host a radio show called Sunday Breakfast on 95bFM, a radio station broadcasting from Auckland University in New Zealand. Here’s a link to the show page on the website. You’ll notice that each ‘article’...