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Bill does something Steve Jobs did a lot. Just meander along until you drop the bomb that you've been leading up to a mic dropping moment. [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Tehhund, mostlymartha, dougzilla, rokusan, you're a kitty!, rp, anastasiav
MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago


Several VFX technicians have mentioned on Twitter that a large percentage of cars in car ads are digital. This will just be making it easier on them. Also: shades of the Dino Input Device [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by tobascodagama, ArmandoAkimbo
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I call hogwash. I have…somehow…obtained Seasons 4 through 9 and I put them on whenever possible when random friends and I want something random to watch. And they still work. I love showing people old Simpsons for the first time. There's a lot… [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by branduno, albrecht, keep it under cover
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

At 1:25 in the Steal My Sunshine video, you can see Sharon not hit the lip sync on "sunshine" and mouth "fuck" [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by themanwho, juniper, drezdn, Juliet Banana, Kattullus, naju, krinklyfig
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Thanks goodness I'm not the only one. First thought when I read the title, "I hope it's aliens. We need some redirection of the crazy." This is, of course, the plot of Watchmen [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by adrienneleigh, fader, Zerowensboring
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I know Chip Kidd did the orange cover, but my copy is green and old and has a painting of a tent with a sign for Arturo the Wonder Boy and I always felt like everybody else was a little deprived. Geek Love is everything you want a novel to be, and I… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by pxe2000
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Looks like Stephen Whitty & Celsius1414's wish came true [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by dnash, FelliniBlank, ob1quixote
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I just skimmed the post on my way down the front page and the parking space imagery sprang the entire situation to life in my head instantly. I'm mildly claustrophobic but only in extreme circumstances, but the thought of somebody else being that… [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by thetarium, zinful, A Terrible Llama, WCWedin, Space Kitty, snuffleupagus, oozy rat in a sanitary zoo, Rumple
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

She made it to six. For almost twelve hours, she was six. How can anyone type those words, or read them, without falling to pieces. . [more]
favorited 93 times, recently by bowline, the_blizz, Rev. Syung Myung Me, [insert clever name here]
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

⚡️ [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by a lungful of dragon, seyirci
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

People who think there is a real chance we are being simulated should spend their time looking for memory leaks so they can inject code into the underlying machine. The only way I can think of for the simulation hypothesis to be tested is that… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by BinaryApe, Faint of Butt
MeFi comment - 8 months ago

I made it to the end, mentioned how tempting it was to just be done with humping the radio. How that distance started to look comforting. Guy in front of me says, "Dude, we were all thinking that." This is called L’appel du… [more]
favorited 14 times, recently by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, jlbartosa, larrybob
MeFi comment - 10 months ago

OmniFocus does it for me. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by sockermom
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

I was just experience something similar and I was happy to hear there's an entire chapter on methods for defeating this in Feeling Good, the cornerstone of cognitive therapy. Definitely give it a read! [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by TrixieRamble, cass
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

CMD+F "Kathy Sierra" no results. As far as I'm concerned, weev is an assassin who took out a leader and the movement they were leading is the poorer for it. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by frijole
MeFi comment - Last year

I'm scared for Roger too. I really liked that hug with Joan as she was leaving the bar. Speaking of, Joan must really be feeling all the stress from those late night wizard calls but at least we know she makes it until the end of the series. [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by brookedel, Seamus, sweetkid, crossoverman
FanFare comment - Last year

Came to mention OmniPlan. I'm a heavy OmniFocus user and I can't say enough good things about OmniGroup's support, if that helps swing the vote. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by artificialard, annathea
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

"Right now, somewhere in the world, a dead dog is probably saying, “I am the man who just exploded,” and the U.S. Army is probably nodding and saying, “Yes, you are. Have some trophies.” COACH Z: Here, The Chort, have a trophy! I can't… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by dr_dank, dialetheia
MeFi comment - Last year

someone posted the video of the crowd's reaction to the trailer, and it's like all sorts of dusty in here now. listen to the crowd's cheer go silent when Han says "Chewie." I swear this is almost as good as the trailer itself. [more]
favorited 30 times, recently by Theta States, daq, Missiles K. Monster, pupperduck, mon-ma-tron, grubi, Homeboy Trouble, saul wright, cooker girl, Jubal Kessler, Seamus, marxchivist, vibrotronica, Gelatin, Senor Cardgage, shortfuse, thoughtless, Mavri, Lucinda, Faintdreams, rhizome, Jansku, Chichibio, Mezentian, cgc373, MartinWisse, sparkletone, Davenhill, h00py, mazola
MeFi comment - Last year

My browser automatically filled in Metatalk instead of Metafilter today and this popped up...I was uh, not quite expecting that. I just went through all my spending for last year due to taxes and I kept seeing the recurring MeFi donation. I know… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by threetwentytwo, languagehat
MetaTalk comment - Last year

Patton Oswalt is very good in "Big Fan" [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by St. Hubbins
Ask MeFi comment - Last year


Cmd+F "Kamau" No Results?! Not that he'd be interested but I'm kind of surprised. [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by dialetheia, zutalors!, Kitteh, ThatSomething
MeFi comment - Last year


Wow, you guys are good! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Seeking Direction
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

Listening again...those filigrees at 2:16! So gorgeous. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Karlos the Jackal
Music comment - Last year

In an extremely rewarding experience that brought me intimately closer to one of my favorite songs of all time, and a lot of fun collaborating with lownote, I present to you Someone Keeps Moving My Chair [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by usonian, The Great Big Mulp, umbú, Faint of Butt, JHarris, Grangousier
Music comment - Last year

Unfortunately it seems to be that there was tempo automation from an earlier experiment that wasn't fully removed, and then we layered tracks matching to that. And then it was removed. We have a recovery plan! Should have it up tonight! (I sent Faint… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Faint of Butt
Music comment - Last year

Those "Ooohs" at 3:15 are gorgeous and kind of what I wanted for my track. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Karlos the Jackal
Music comment - Last year

I always felt this way. I saw Alien way before 2001, and was shocked to see how much of Alien was IN 2001. The space suits felt similar, the discovery of an artifact on a rocky terrain, I immediately understood that Scott was heavily influenced (how… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by officer_fred, doctor_negative
MeFi comment - Last year

Update: LOTS of work done last night and SO much progress it kind of exceeded what I'd dared hope for. If we had to release now, gun-to-my-head style, I'd be pretty happy. But lownote is going to do some follow up work tonight in our little game of… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Faint of Butt, The Great Big Mulp, umbú
Music comment - Last year

Just wanted to publicly apologize for not getting Someone Keeps Moving My Chair in earlier! lownote and I have a long call set up any moment now to talk last minute things. Really excited about what we're doing! But not a fan of Ableton Live [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by umbú, Faint of Butt
Music comment - Last year

The absolute best, by far, blog about this ride Long Forgotten Haunted Mansion is a treasure trove of history and minutia. Lots of Rolly Crump's Museum of the Weird concepts, well-sourced speculation about an attempt to make HM a boat ride. Seriously… [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome, methinks, The Underpants Monster, town of cats
MeFi comment - Last year

Skimming the responses since mine (all very good advice) I want to say that while I don't think this is child abuse per say, I think it can be very harmful to the child. Stunting their social growth, making them incapable of making decisions… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Rosie M. Banks
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

This song is beautiful because it will always remind me of Gremlins [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Servo5678
MeFi comment - Last year

Thinking of Space Vampire will always remind me of that summer that was so hot I had to sleep on the floor of my parents room because they had the air conditioner and how I settled in to read it when we all went to bed. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by SpacemanStix
MeFi comment - Last year

My nostalgia stops at a different station than some of yours, but it's the same train nonetheless. My high school religion teacher used to have Glenn E. Friedman's Fuck You Heros in his desk and if you asked him about it, he'd pull it out and show… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by radiosilents
MeFi comment - Last year

With Dark Mode on, I KNOW I like this. [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by St. Peepsburg, cosmologinaut, adamp88, nasreddin, marsha56, Foosnark, trunk muffins, dawg-proud, Etrigan
MetaTalk comment - Last year


Wait wait…doesn't have to be done until January? Yes! I'm in! For "Someone Keeps Moving My Chair!" Lownote, wanna join forces? It would be interesting being in a band with you. Because that's never happened before. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Faint of Butt
Music comment - Last year

Oh! I'm sorry I was evasive! I just didn't think it mattered. Mystery device is an air blown yard inflatable, so it's a small fan and a dim light bulb. The Adapter is hardwired to the device, so while it's not unthinkable to (have someone) do… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Oktober
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

Pinkwater books are available digitally, now! I have the Snarkout boys on my Kindle app. Pinkwater definitely gave me a love of absurd adventure that I've longed for the rest of my life. It has definitely led me to interesting places. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Potomac Avenue
MeFi comment - Last year

I think….I think I like this. [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Anything, marsha56, [insert clever name here], China Grover, sarcasticah, trunk muffins, ShawnString
MetaTalk comment - Last year

I mean, it's a great song, but it's no "I Hope I Never Lose My Wallet yt ". I was like "man, that's a ridiculous song title, no wonder I never got into the Bosstones that much. But I clicked on it to see how silly it was to… [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by penduluum, polymath, wenestvedt, 256
MeFi comment - Last year



You should just be able to open in Preview on the Mac and Save As (well, you'd use "Duplicate" then "Save" to get to the old "save as" functionality) and choose type "PDF". Does that work? "Print to… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by humboldt32
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

I'm as techy as they come and this all sounds great...but the standardization of all this data is probably what makes it a non-starter. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Monochrome
MeFi comment - Last year

I've done a LOT of automation with various tools. What you might end up seeing is that you can get 95% of the way there, but there's one step in the middle that requires handholding. Start thinking "user experience" with you being the… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by drjimmy11
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

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