Measuring Community – Counting what really counts

Season 4 of Community premieres Thursday. To make sure you’re ready, here’s a look at the first three seasons: preview | go big on zoom.it As the old adage goes: you can’t save from cancellation what you don’t measure. UPDATE 2/7: Got some requests for a printed version. Head to Zazzle if you want to […]

Defaulting to friendly

Noticed this recently: when you visit CNN.com, their weather widget way down at the bottom has a very friendly default.  If you haven’t told CNN your location, the site displays one of several random cities: Sure, they could guess where you are based on IP, but these defaults are definitely more fun.  A nice touch […]

The best government program you’ve never heard of

Want to reconnect with nature this summer?  See part of the country you haven’t been to before?  Just get away from it all?  The National Recreation Reservation Service at recreation.gov has you covered.  They offer campsite, cabin, and lookout reservations/rentals online at National Parks and National Forests across the land. About a month back I […]

Eminem likes puns, too

Been listening to Recovery on and off lately.  What’s started standing out to me (besides the fact that it’s much better than Relapse) are the puns.  Some particularly noticeable ones: …but it’s time to exorcise these demons These muh’fuckers are doin’ jumpin’ jacks now -Not Afraid My filet is smoking weed,  Get back cuz the […]