2010-10-24

Embedding on Rdio

Last week we shipped something to which I've really been looking forward, from Rdio's roadmap -- Embedding. For example, my Spiritualized favorites:



Huge props to Ian & co for their work on it.

2010-10-17

Fred Brooks is my Hero

"You can learn more from failure than success. In failure you’re forced to find out what part did not work. But in success you can believe everything you did was great, when in fact some parts may not have worked at all. Failure forces you to face reality."
Fred in Wired

2010-10-05

The Kochs

This story could be straight out of an Ayn Rand novel.
"...at the same time that David Koch has been casting himself as a champion in the fight against cancer, Koch Industries has been lobbying to prevent the E.P.A. from classifying formaldehyde, which the company produces in great quantities, as a “known carcinogen” in
humans."

2010-10-02

E. coli

Bill Marler to the National Meat Association, quoted from a Wired 2010-09 article that I can't seem to find online:
"You can do the right thing because you don't want your product to kill someone's kid. Or you can do it because you're afraid I'll come after you and leave you bankrupt and penniless. I don't care which it is."