Law school was a word I kept lodged at the back of my mouth, like a cyanide...– Jonathan Rosen, Eve’s Apple
Book NOW Before They Are Gone
This ad copy takes on all new levels of unintended meaning. You gotta love adservers for saying just the right thing. The Globe (and parent company NY Times) should realize by now that ads are part of their content.
Gratuitous (and Obnoxious) Use of Flash
While exploring the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation site, I couldn’t help but notice the frequent—and annoying—use of Flash on what should otherwise be a fairly straightforward information page. So what could possibly be behind all these blocked Flash instances? Animated navigation links? Functional components conveying information in a clever way that would...
Pictures From the (Abandoned) Set of The Wire
I find these pictures quite sad. More here.
Pity the Future Graduates of Texas Public Schools
Random selections from the proposed revisions to the “Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies” curriculum document. It reads like a right wing political playbook. You can find the complete document here, but I’d wait an hour after eating.
Warning: Without genuine concern this is all worthless.– Col. B.P. McCoy, “The Passion of Command”
The situations that confront one in war are generally obscure, highly...– Capt. Adolf Von Schell, “Battle Leadership”
We, who belong to great democracies, should find a more appropriate morality in...– Bertrand Russell