“Objects that come into contact with humans are often not square or flat. We believe interfaces between humans and electronics should be soft.” —A researcher in Japan talking about a new rubber material that conducts electricity well, “paving the way for robots with stretchable skin that can feel heat and pressure like humans”.
“Do you remember that kid that had sex with his high school teacher? I was reading online that he died today. He died from high-fiving.” —Zach Galifianakis
“A convention once saw that I had worked at NASA, and put me on a panel about the future of space exploration. I felt a little out-of-place, given that my main NASA achievement was that I once lassoed a robot with cat-6 cable and had it pull me around the hallways charioteer-style.” —Randall Munroe (via Simon Willison)
He'll be here all week
- nosmo: holy shit Ubiquity!
- irokie: IT'S EVERYWHERE!
“This song is about being chewed upon by those with special needs. This is… Masticated… by the Spasticated.” —Gorerotted. Nevar forget.
Teeth of Lions Rule the Denied
- stroan: I really want to check out this "Sun Oh Close Bracket Close Bracket Close Bracket" crowd.
- fibrosis: You're not allowed.
._________________. |.---------------.| CAPITALISM SUCKS !!!!!! HOLD ON WHILE I || || TYPE THIS BLOG ENTRY INTO MY HIPTOP AS || -._ .-. || I'M ATTENDING A PEACE RALLY ON TUESDAY || -._| | | || AFTERNOON BECAUSE CAPITALISM MADE ME || -._|"|"| || AND ALL MY FRIENDS SO RICH I NOT ONLY || -._|.-.| || DON'T NEED TO WORK MY FINGERS TO THE BONE ||_______________|| EVERY DAY BUT CAN EVEN TAKE WHOLE DAYS /.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.\ OFF AND STILL EAT !!!!!!!!!! /.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.\ /.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.\ STILL IT SUCKS THOUGH !!!!!!!! /______/__________\___o_\ DrS \_______________________/
“Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.” —Terry Pratchett (via affremblequotes)
“Google is Big Brother, only it’s like your cool big brother who not only knows what you want… but what you need. Google. You’re all like ‘Lonliness Solutions’ and Google is like ‘did you mean porn?’. You are all like ‘wicker furniture’ and google is like ‘Did you mean these 10,000,120,117 results of wicker furniture porn?’ and you are like ‘Yes I did, Google, yes I did.’” —BEAR & KITTEN