The surprising source of California's name →
As we all know, many of California’s current place names owe their origins to the Spanish explorers of the 1500s. And that’s also true of the name “California” itself. But “California” is not a…
Misha's Snake Dance →
I favorited a YouTube video: Misha performs in improvisational bellydance piece with Asahta, a ball python, for Bodhi Darma’s Got Talent Show in March 2010. Misha has been working and…
Flipping for an 'iPhone Camcorder' →
An iPhone may be a better videocamera than the Flip.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-21) →
The xx (6) The Happy Hollows (5) Neko Case (3) The Chemical Brothers (3) Loney, Dear (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
No illusions please: This bill will not be repealed. Even if Republicans scored...– David Frum (via soupsoup) (via newsweek) (via squashed)
Frum on HCR, the GOP's Waterloo →
David Frum explains how today is turning into the GOP’s Waterloo. See video below the fold.
Generation B: Father and Daughter Bond by Years of... →
A single father turns shared reading into a shared language and tradition with his daughter.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-14) →
Silversun Pickups (2) Sacred Oath (1) Black Moth Super Rainbow (1) Tori Amos (1) Autolux (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Vast F.C.C. Plan Would Bring Net to More in U.S. →
The 10-year plan would reimagine the nation’s media and technology priorities by establishing high-speed Internet as the country’s dominant communication network.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-7) →
The Chemical Brothers (3) Portishead (2) The Smashing Pumpkins (1) Trespassers William (1) Hood (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
ABCD Said - PixieTea Use iPhone MakeMusic →
I favorited a YouTube video: facebook.com/pixietea ABCD Said iPhone 3gs Band 5d2 Music 张萱妍 makebeat stopmotion iPhoneapps DrumMeister Bassist iDrum NlogSynthesizer NESynth iShred 5d2
Snow on Mission Street! →
This stuff fell from the sky just a few minutes ago and I’m calling it snow. You think I’m wrong, but try walking up the stairs from 16th/Mission BART while water is cascading…
The Way We Live Now: Laws for Sale →
Why politicians, and not the lobbyists who influence them, are the problem in Washington.
OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - RGM version →
I favorited a YouTube video: Directed by James Frost, OK Go and Syyn Labs. Produced by Shirley Moyers. The official video for the recorded version of “This Too Shall Pass” off of the album…
Petition to make "Hella" the prefix for... →
Carl sez, “A petition to make Hella- the official SI prefix for 10^27, for measuring things bigger than Yotta- (the prefix for (US) billion trillion). For instance: ‘the sun (mass of 2.2…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-28) →
The Black Angels (1) Tea Dancers (1) Tegan & Sara vs. Mylo (1) NASA (1) Ramones (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz