Monday, May 19, 2008

Ars Technica Bought by Conde Nast

Score one for the Ars guys--or 25 million! Hot damn.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Optical Illusions

Illusion Sciences: optical illusions based on research in visual perception.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Things Younger Than John McCain

Everything from LSD to chocolate chip cookies, it turns out. The artist's rendition at Defibrillator is especially funny.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Apple's Seventh Inning Stretch

Apple's new Boston store is rounding the bases, looking for a grand opening on May 16. Seems like that would be a party worth crashing, so if you know anybody... According to the web rumors, it will be the largest Apple store yet. More pics at Gizmodo.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Last Word on Microsoft v. Yahoo!

So Ballmer and friends did a poor job of wooing Yang and friends. Both should probably be fired for failing to serve their shareholders and looking like idiots while wasting money. But they won't be.

Ritholtz mocks the whole thing:

Why doesn't the Fed kick in the additional $8 billion or so to make this happen? I mean, isn't that the role of the central bank?