SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED Bill Watterson Kenyon College Commencement May 20, 1990

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED Bill Watterson Kenyon College Commencement May 20, 1990I have a recurring dream about Kenyon. In it, I’m walking to the post office on the way to my first class at the start of the school year. Suddenly it occurs to me that […]

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Growing Up Sixty-Four

Kotaku has slowly turned into a haven for decent if not excellent writing  about and sometimes not primarily of games. Case in point is this article which is closer to the writing style of someone wanting to write for The New Yorker than the sensationalist gaming press we have come to know and expect. It’s […]

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Steve Job’s 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

  I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That’s it. No big […]

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Love to Read::You and Your Research

I just saw this talk from steve yegge at oscon, that had me wanting to read this again, but I forgot who wrote this and all that I can seem to remember were the keywords shannon and feynman luckily it was at the first 50 results.   I so deeply respect these advice. I am posting […]

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Loved Reading This :: Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die | Magazine

Admittedly, there’s a chilly thrill in moving with the herd while quietly being tuned in to something dark, complicated, and unknown just beneath the topsoil of popularity. Something about which, while we moved with the herd, we could share a wink and a nod with two or three other similarly connected herdlings. via Wake Up, […]

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