Some things I posted on Facebook — and later deleted:
The Pinocchio Theory >> Blog Archive >> Addendum
the Judith Butler piece cited here is essential reading
k-punk: Disavowal, left and right
Mustaches of the Nineteenth Century: A Fine Choice
Sara Roy · If Gaza falls ... · LRB 1 January 2009
(EtG: for some reason, i think this bit of City history will appeal to you)
The Last Rat Pit in New York
About 10 years ago: "Senator Paul Wellstone, Democrat of Minnesota, said that Congress had ''seemed determined to unlearn the lessons from our past mistakes.'"
CONGRESS PASSES WIDE-RANGING BILL EASING BANK LAWS - New York Times
Comment: (h/t david isenberg: http://isen.com/blog/2009/03/congress-passes-wide-ranging-bill.html)
Facebook Bug Reveals Private Photos, Wall Posts (Updated)
The Last Baron!
Palestine, cartography of a man-made island | SOUTH / SOUTH
Fed contractor, cell phone maker sold spy system to Iran
Comment: i should add that a very real question here is: how is this in any way different from what verizon, at&t et al did for the US govt?
i should hope the media will atone for its sin of sensationalism wrt the karpinski paper. i should hope, i say. but there's no hope for the media
Facebook and academic performance: Reconciling a media sensation with data | Pasek | First Monday
Comment: Eszter’s Blog » Blog Archive » Facebook and grades revisited aka peer-reviewed publication at record speed
Facebook's E-mail Censorship is Legally Dubious, Experts Say | WIRED
Palestine: Israeli Armed Police Disrupt Literature Festival · Global Voices
pace wb's 'dialectical image,' 19th-c epistolary novels are written in the language of 21st-c phishing scam emails
Al-Ahram Weekly | Region | A nation divided
Causation or Correlation, a Useful Crisis Notwithstanding: U.S. Democracy Promotion in Iran | ZERO ANTHROPOLOGY
"Debbie Harry was born today."
Comment: i used to see debbie harry at the gourmet garage on broome st all the time, but i don't think she noticed me
Comment: i haven't been able to get enough of tofutti break lately; there's this too http://tofuttibreak.tumblr.com/post/133654693
"But the authors also point out that it may not be necessary to pay; they cite a publication in progress that indicates it's easy to harvest a lot of that information from social networking sites like Facebook."
New algorithm guesses SSNs using date and place of birth | Ars Technica
Wrestling with Jefferson’s Moose | ... My heart’s in Accra
now with 13% more spleen
HA! there are only pots and kettles, and they're all black-hearted
Iran summons French envoy over "oppression"
"While trying to get turned around, the woman driving the hot dog on wheels accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and lodged the Wienermobile under a house."
Skip Gates Speaks
Soccer game or tear gas? Palestinians put controversial ad to test
The paper of rumour
you can't make this shit up
Viewpoint: Obama Should Send Bush to Mideast
dear motorists of cambridge, mass, thank you for activating your turn signals after you are already halfway into your turns; but why bother?
Comment: touched a nerve, it seems: never had so many people "like" something of mine
my colleages at opennet.net have begun releasing updated data and reports on global Internet censorship. this week new reports on the middle east and north africa were made available.
ONI Releases 2009 Middle East & North Africa Research | OpenNet Initiative
"I'm Lieutenant Custard & His Banger Of Time." joe genaro's voice fills me with pleasure and good memories. what to say? oj with einstein...
well played, well played
Nerd Venn Diagram [PIC]
"Like a regular guy / like you and me [...] It's check out time"
Revealed: The ghost fleet of the recession anchored just east of Singapore | Daily Mail Online
i take that back. this may in fact be the best kegger of yore yet
KEGGERS OF YORE
WHAT WAS METRO THINKING? | Wonkette
Editorial - The Rights of Corporations - NYTimes.com
SJC case aims to prevent crimes by ‘Mini Robots’
The mp3 as cultural artifact
cent ans, punks
L'ethnologue Claude Lévi-Strauss est mort
Stunning Example of the Neutrality of Whiteness
EFF sues feds: tell us how you use Facebook for cyberstalking
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