On open-mindedness

I know everyone and their grandmother has already posted this. But, if there is going to be a virally spread internet meme, this one is much better than most:

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Some things spread like wildfire across the blogs. But, can an artificial meme, designed specifically to measure the speed of its spreading, spread as fast? If we know its speed, can we know its position at the same time, and vice versa? You'll know the answer (pretty soon) if you link to this…
Usually my Around the Web posts are full of pink fluffy bunny ain't-the-Internet-grand kind of links. Oh, sure, I do link to the occasional train wreck but that's rare. I really prefer that strategy because I tend to be an optiministic (if slightly cautious) person by nature. But everyone loves…
I just wanted to point out the new Web Badge (to the left) that I've stuck on my side bar. This is the Open Access Day Synchroblogging Competition Winner badge. Only those of us who have won the award can have the badge, so you better not download it and put it on your site. This is not some…
I was having a conversation with someone the other day, and I mentioned the phrase All Your Base Are Belong to Us (AYBABTU) and just got a really blank stare. This is a shame because not only is it a funny line, but it is an absolutely critical part of recent geek history. So I thought I would…