Sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial says he was hallucinating -
Straight-up my favourite story of the year.
As mentioned on Twitter, I was filled with joy to find that Fantastical automagically time-shifts events if you enter them in non-local time. As someone who is forever organising conference calls to suit people in other timezones, this is an absolute godsend.
As a few people have said, Fantastical’s real value isn’t in it’s interface (which is great) or its design/UX sensibilities (keyboard shortcut!) but in its natural-language parsing abilities.
[The] man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was simply “making childish hand gestures” for hours. — Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter ‘was a fake’ - Telegraph
Little foggy this morning.
Reddit: A medic-alert bracelet like this might be sensible.
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Stereogum: Slow burn, slow fade - the Walkmen’s final days
A quite sad but wonderful piece on the Walkmen.
But excessive jazz-hands just might.
Be safe. Don’t jazz-hands.
You’re having a dispute with your neighbour," he hypothesised. "How would you feel if your neighbour went over and bought a commercial observation drone that they can launch from their back yard. It just flies over your house all day. How would you feel about it? —
Drones should be banned from private use, says Google’s Eric Schmidt
Or what if your neighbour bought a car, outfitted it with a huge multi-eyed camera system, and just cruised around your neighbourhood and oh wait no hold on
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
"Bitcoin?" remarked Goober, his mischievous smile emerging in a Pavlovian reflex. "Fish in a barrel. I’ll give you one better: fish in a barrel who have never seen water before. Way too easy. You can scare them right into your net." He kept his eyes fixed on the distance, still smiling devilishly at Colin’s question. "That’s why I come out here, for the challenge. At least the fish here fight back!"