Minecrack

I can’t be the first one to make that joke. Here is Westeros recreated in obsessive detail within a game of Minecraft. Thank you, Wired.

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De-Extinction

I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?

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Axis of Awesome

Axis of Awesome. The first thing I saw from them was this awesome medley of four chord songs. Now, for you regular nerds out there, “Rage of Thrones.” The beard suits him.

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Goodbye Old Google

James Whittaker explains why he left Google. It’s a brisk read, and a nice perspective on some of the things that have really been bothering me lately about Google. It’s not news, but who doesn’t love to hear their own opinions, written well, by a person in the know? The TL;DR version could easily just […]

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RPM Challenge 2013

I just completed my participation in the 2013 RPM Challenge. I wrote and recorded an entire album, following the guidelines at the site (10 songs or 35 minutes). It’s… pretty strange. Some things turned out well. Others did not. The entire effort is online though, so, hey, why not put it here? After all, this […]

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