On writing real CSS (again) What comes after pre-processors.
Wikipedia - Emotional intelligence “The capacity to reason about emotions, and of emotions, to enhance thinking. It includes the abilities to accurately perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth.”
Simon Pegg on prolonged youth Mentioned: youthful consumerism as distraction from meaningful issues. Not mentioned: attachment to youth as a (largely) sub-concious inhibitor to the growth of emotional itelligence.
Doublespeak in the New Economy “In separate rulings this month, a pair of federal judges in California dealt the doublespeak a blow, shredding arguments that Uber and Lyft depend on.”
Renewable Power Options for PGE Customers If you're a residental PGE customer in Oregon, 100% of your power can come from renewable resources. For a relatively low additional monthly fee.
The awful truth about climate change no one wants to admit The only models that avoid horribly grim outcomes are based on extremly unlikely technology and behavior.
Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy Reminder that calling the US an oligarchy isn't hyperbole.
Bernie Sanders is more serious than you think “[T]his whole question of ‘seriousness’ – which will dominate coverage of the Sanders campaign – should really be read as a profound indictment of our political system, which is now so openly an oligarchy that any politician who doesn’t have the blessing of the bosses is marginalized before he or she steps into the ring.”
Were the Beatles great musicians? “[O]nce they stopped performing, the Beatles effectively became electronic music producers as much as rock musicians.”
The Economics of Ferguson: Emerson Electric, Municipal Fines, Discriminatory Policing “Why the Missouri city—despite hosting a multinational corporation—relied on municipal fees and fines to extract revenue from its poorest residents”
Open Mike Eagle interviewed at HipHopDX “That’s the statement I’m trying to make: my vulnerability is important because my life, everybody’s singular life, is important.”
VOX music player Well designed Mac app with support for loading your iTunes library, scrobbling to Last.fm, and streaming from SoundCloud.
Big Insurance Companies Are Warning The U.S. To Prepare For Climate Change “Our current natural disaster policy framework focuses heavily on responding to disasters, rather than putting protective measures in place to reduce our vulnerability and limit a disaster’s impact.”
Rick Rubin on Wrestling “[W]hat were the Beastie Boys, if not Def Jam’s first heel stable?”
Cornel West Is Not Mike Tyson “Dr. Michael Eric Dyson's 10,000 word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.”
Cornel West's Rise and Fall “President Obama betrayed him. He’s stopped publishing new work. He’s alienated his closest friends and allies. What happened to America’s most exciting black scholar?”
Meet the lawyer taking on Uber and the rest of the on-demand economy “Shannon Liss-Riordan, 45, has spent her entire legal career going after employers for allegedly short-changing their employees.”
Hillary Clinton's Fake Populism Is a Hit On pundits and the empty populism cycle
Buck65 - Dirtbike 4 Album? Mixtape? Podcast? Collage? Day Dream?
What Exactly is Neoliberalism? Q&A with Wendy Brown, whose new book takes a thorough historical and philisophical look at the defining ideology of our time.
‘Kant Is a Moron’: Vandals Mark Philosopher's Former Home “With Arthur Schopenhauer dead for 155 years, authorities start off with few strong leads.”
Top MLB prospect lives in a van behind Walmart, after receiving a 2 million dollar signing bonus. “To me this is the way that makes sense.”
Alex Payne joins Jacobin and deftly explains the value of Democratic Socialism “I’m a socialist because I want to live in a just society. More than that, I want to live in a survivable society.”
What is Good Business? (8:37) “It’s become easy to feel that all businesses are somehow bad and corrupt. Far from it. So long as they follow these six principles, any business can be good....”
Justice Department to Fault Ferguson Police, Seeing Racial Bias in Traffic Stops Most of St. Louis County's poorer municipalities generate significant income from excessive traffic stops and fines. Hopefully change will happen in Ferguson and it's neighbors.
BBC Radio 1 Documentary on the Roland TR-808, TR-909, and TB-303 There was a time when I thought $200 for an 808 was ridiculous. They go for 3 to 4 grand now.
Google and tech’s elite are living in a parallel universe Perspective is not a quality the tech world values.
The Shadow Side of the Mindfulness Revolution More on mindfulness without context and community.
Meditation and Performance Meditation is a tool for self awareness. Self improvement is simply a by-product.
Anil Dash on being labeled a Good Guy “Most of my errors are due to simple ignorance and arrogance. And most of my learning has been due to the kindness of people, often strangers, who want to see me do the right thing.”