Phoning It In: yo guys listen up →
crowry: guys there is this thing it’s pretty great it’s called reverse image search see what you do is you go here and you drag your unsourced image and drop it into the search bar like wow what a hot piece of art, how am i ever going to find the source for this with my unlimited…
Is a fundamental principle of corporate management... →
Interesting article about whether the principle of maximizing shareholder value perverts incentives for corporate executives.
Hacking, 19-aughts style →
In the 1930s a hacker used electromagnetic waves to send obscene Morse code to a public demonstration of Guglielmo Marconi’s wireless telegraph. …. . -.. .. -.. .. - ..-. —- .-. - …. . .-.. ..- .-.. —..
Magical Mustache Monday
nypl: Herrmann the Great, once the world’s greatest magician. He invented a version of the bullet catch, one of the deadliest acts in magic, but it was a common heart attack that took Herrmann in the end. Pay homage at Woodlawn Cemetery, where he’s laid to rest.
I know it’s been around for a bit now, but I kind of like vizualize.me’s execution. It’s a dead-simple concept - using Oauth and LinkedIn’s API to surface user data - but it’s done well and turns the pretty dreary task of keeping one’s resume up to date (which we all have to do, even if you are in a stable and rewarding gig like working for a major comic book...