Uma Thurman is shorter than John Travolta? Google has a SERP format for people’s height comparison? … I was searching Uma Thurman’s height?
Visiting the Capital One 360 SF cafe @capitalone360sf
I own (as much as anyone does) a fairly well-followed but mostly dormant Twitter handle representing a place that has become the focus of a controversy due to the actions of some no-couth-having [redacted] and thus my phone notifications were blowin’ up this weekend.
I really didn’t want to take sides, and the temptation to troll was nearly overwhelming, so I ended up just posting a Tweet of a bit of wisdom that my father used to tell me and it turned out to be one of “my” most retweeted tweets ever.
So, I guess if you want a hot tip for social media success: wade in on super-controversial topics that people get worked up about … which is exactly why I try to stay out of political discussions.
Life finds a way
Very slowly making my way through my summer reading list.
Thought I’d be able to tear down and replace the crossmember assembly on my Parrot AR Drone today but the broken arm also had a bent rotor shaft/pin
"Ways to enhance creativity"
The principle of informed consent in the age of social networking can’t be limited to individuals who are studied; the public has every right to be informed of otherwise undetectable commercial or political practices that are made possible by the results of research into high-tech manipulation, and to choose whether to give consent.Jaron Lanier on Lack of Transparency in Facebook Study - NYTimes.com (via thisistheverge)
But it’s on Facebook’s platform that you’re choosing to use for free. They gotta keep the lights on y’know.