October Drawing Challenge question 

also if you're interested in learning ink techniques and you want to support someone whose work has been plagiarized by Jake Parker, I highly recommend Alphonso Dunn's Pen and Ink Drawing, I own a copy of this and the workbook and these two books have taught me more than almost any other art tutorial book I've purchased

Good Morning... I guess? A mixture of bay fog and smoke from the fire up in Napa is making this a bit of a meh sunrise...

if any of this comes true so i’m gonna say i called it

Floompt™ is my new lifestyle app for cats. Cats can share photos of themselves in comfortable positions, preferably in the way, and exchange tips with other cats. Membership is carefully curated to exclude dogs.

"Make a contract with me and become a magical girl"

I forgot that wondermark did a comic about people who watched the presidential debate

"Generating random Pac-Man mazes is a deceptively difficult problem"

If you program enough, you'll discover that every single thing is a deceptively simple problem.


RT @daveanthony
Imagine being able to do this and not doing it until now.


"Mr. President, please stop."

-- Mike Wallace
The salt marshes of the North Sea. On the rocks that lead into the sea there are a lot of seagulls.
#Northsea #happy

In his magesterial, longrunning series of papers explaining why Uber is not, and never will be, a viable business, transportation analyst Hubert Horan calls the business a "bezzle."


Bezzle is John Kenneth Galbraith's term for "the magic interval when a confidence trickster knows he has the money he has appropriated but the victim does not yet understand that he has lost it."


@tsturm @thegibson The information super-highway happens to be interstate 880.

So here in the Bay Area we had small quakes along the Hayward fault (runs up from near San Jose on the east side past Oakland and Berkeley) every morning for the last four days.

It's good if it moves at a steady, slow clip, but since this is 2020...

Just in case these are precursors, you will all know when the Big One hits since most of the world's Internet infrastructure is tied to offices within 20 kilometers of the Hayward fault.

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Just a general instance with a catchy name.