Cool articles thread


#1

Post cool articles ITT:

“How I Got Back in a Race Car After Drug Trafficking Sent Me to Prison for 26 Years”

Related, dealing with the odd circumstances of his release:

And more details of his history as a racecar driver/drug smuggler:


#2

“How casio accidentally started reggae’s digital revolution”


#3

wow, (re: racecar drug-trafficking lord/driver) that is some cool stuff to read. thanks!


#4

On the app/service economy as insulation in the case of Silvercar.


#5


on the enigma of srinivasa ramanujan


#6

This ruled


#7

“The Linguistics of ‘YouTube Voice’”


#9

youtube voice has always annoyed me, especially since no one seems to know what im talking about when i mention it

there’s a gaming specific variant that drives me nuts

wwwwhatsupguysthisisgamergodandTODAY i will be bringing YOU blah blah blah


#10

@Tulpa Thought of your comments in the Star Trek thread re: Darmok when I read this article. It seems like an interesting exercise in subjectivity and context in language.
How to Say (Almost) Everything in a Hundred-Word Language: Those who speak Toki Pona say linguistic simplicity can enable a more profound form of communication.


#11

I know we were all just hating gawker in another thread but this is pretty good:


#12

this one is almost two years old, but seeing a conversation on twitter about the topic recently i re-read it and remembered how comprehensive it is.

“Does it help to know history?”


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#15

http://www.runofplay.com/category/vercelli/

Who was it on these forums that was obsessed with Football Manager?


#16

:frowning:


#17

#18

Futilitarianism

At last I have a named creed


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#20

http://electricliterature.com/i-hate-summer-i-hate-being-outside-i-hate-the-hells-angels-i-hate-other-kids-an-essay-by-bettina-mcelvey/


#21