The Ironism

The Ironism

The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.

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Mindless Link Propagation

From the Twitter Feed: Midsummer

Here’s a late summer tweet-dump, for your amusement: Oracle loses BIG to Google – no patent infringement, no damages, jury dismissed! Android and Java safe! – http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20120523125023818 Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: Ken Doyle, Safecracker.: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/ken-doyle-safecracker [...]

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From the Twitter Feed

Random bird song, because autumn is here. Why Anton Krupicka Runs Barefoot: http://ow.ly/6lyyp The great bank robbery – Global Public Square – CNN.com Blogs http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/02/the-great-bank-robbery/ Immune System, Loaded With Remade T-cells, Vanquishes Cancer: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/13/health/13gene.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all?src=tp [...]

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From the Twitter Feed

Random birdsong, dissonant mind: The Entire Facebook Terms of Service in Bro Speak: http://slacktory.com/2011/08/entire-facebook-terms-of-service-in-bro-speak/ The state of “epic” fantasy. Hear me rant: http://www.larsan.net/2011/08/the-state-of-fantasy/ Yes! Deus Ex: Human Revolution är släppt! Whoo! http://ow.ly/6aD3A Spidergoat-silk [...]

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From the Twitter Feed

Random birdsong, disturbing your morning sleep: Very good piece about how we treat ourselves. Self-help of the month! “You Are Unique, Not Special”: http://t.co/7Uc6NPy From Jason Robbilard: “Barefoot and Natural Running Form: How Do I Know If I’m Doing It Right?”: http://t.co/t00aFhH An old classic: “Hell’s [...]

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From the Twitter Feed

Random birdsong, collect for your amusement: “Don’t base your decisions on the advice of people who don’t have to deal with the results.” @MoreedMurrar Self-help must-read of the day, “15 Style of Distorted Thinking”: http://ow.ly/5kZYU As the man says, easier said than done. Still good. Via @boingboing: [...]

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From the Twiter Feed

Previously I was doing Mindless Link Propagation manually. These days, all such links goes into my Twitter feed. So, if you want to know what kind of strange things I stumble upon, that’s where to hang out. But if you don’t have/want/like Twitter, I’ll also post some batches here, “from the twitter feed”: Solving [...]

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MLP XXI: Philosophy Bites

A quick one here, I just re-discovered Philosophy Bites. Good stuff! Here’s what I just listened to: Stephen Law on The Problem of Evil – A bit on the light side, but Stephen Law is becoming a favourite, so I liked it anyway. Anthony Grayling on Atheism – Again a bit on the light side, but as a primer on Atheism… Why [...]

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MLP XX: Douglas and Daniel

Time to close some tabs, this time on my perhaps greatest intellectual heroes. Daniel C Dennett and Douglas Adams.  Starting with Adams: “Is there an artificial god?” – Douglas Adams brilliant speech on Digital Biota 2 Cambridge U.K., September 1998. Fabulous stuff in a rambling typical Adamesque way. Including the famous [...]

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