- New York Times: Climate Scientists Hampered in Study of 2011 Extremes
“'I’ve been a meteorologist 30 years and never seen a year that comes close to matching 2011 for the number of astounding, extreme weather events,' Jeffrey Masters, a co-founder of the popular Web site Weather Underground, said last month. 'Looking back in the historical record, which goes back to the late 1800s, I can’t find anything that compares, either.'”
- Brent Simmons: ‘Gamification’ sucks
Yes, yes it does.
- Wikipedia: J. W. Westcott II
This little boat, sailing out of Detroit, is the world's only post office boat that delivers mail to other ships under sail. It's got its own ZIP code: 48222. There can't be very many post offices that actually come to you.
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Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Charlottesville, VA, USA. more »
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I have no idea what this gamification thing is, but I’m holding a thick wad of Franklins above my head waiting for the savior who can deliver me from sharepoint and make the Office ‘ribbon’ go away!
Here’s a more in-depth piece about gamification, posted yesterday. I feel genuine pity for the sheeple who spend their day (and shockingly, their money) on Zynga crap.
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