the Lake Wobegon effect
“Researchers call it the Lake Wobegon effect — a tendency to think we’re above average, particularly at relatively undemanding tasks. (It’s the rare person who considers himself an above-average juggler.) Studies trace the bias to a fundamental information imbalance, namely that the poorest performers are also the least able to recognize skill (or lack of skill) in...
March 20, a marvellous day. Bright as diamonds, shiny as snow.
Writting poems about myself
Judas MacBeth: Your surname is TOO easy to rhyme things with
Judas MacBeth: Words like "cock" mainly
Carrot Cake: I once new a girl called blacklock
Carrot Cake: who couldnt resist a fat cock
Carrot Cake: she'd slap it around,
Carrot Cake: give it a pound
Carrot Cake: and wait excitedly for the jackpot
Judas MacBeth: Okay
Judas MacBeth: Stop
Judas MacBeth: Now
Entrapment law in Australia →
A hearty explanation of Entrapment and it’s progression in Australian law. Not for the faint of heart. “Entrapment has no precise meaning and is not a term of art - it can apply to a wide variety of evidence gathering techniques undertaken by police. Police entrapment incites or induces an accused person to commit a crime - the police or their agents are the “moving ...
ccake: oldtobegin: artfortune: I admire anyone who can get a perfect score on the Munsell Hue Test… I think I just went blind trying it. i’m pretty proud y’all. I’m pretty happy with mine too. Though my eyes still haven’t recovered. hey! i got four as well :D go team!
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-14) →
Thrice (28) Need for Speed (7) Beastie Boys (1) Metallica (1) The Shins (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
i am gonna be so mad at myself for this later
A “C,” an “E-flat,” and a “G” go into a bar. The bartender says: “Sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” So, the E-flat leaves, and the C and the G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished and the G is out flat. An F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not sharp enough. A D comes into the bar and...
Dinner invitation emails
Geordie: Made a booking at Blue Smoke on Wednesday at 7:30 for 8 people, you
are the first I thought of. If you can't make it let me know and I'm
sure we can fill the empty spots.
David: YOU HAVE MY BOW
Tom: AND MY AXE
Carrot Cake: Dear Geordie, thank you for your cordial invite. I will be in attendance. Sincerely, Heather.
David: Foolish Heather, one does not simply walk into Blue Smoke.
Tom: One wing to rule them all..
Geordie: Your love of the halflings pulled pork has clearly slowed your mind.
Benjamin: Here, have this special steak knife. It glows blue when there is pork about.
Zachary: Ben, what does your steak knife see? I'm in.
Chris: This goes without saying but I'm in.
Zachary: If you want them, come and eat them!
David: Fry, you fools!
It doesn’t count for shit if you just sit there smugly, curl up inside your warm...– Devo.
How to enable mod_rewrite in apache2 under debian →
Tried to do some Wordpress migrations this week with little luck until I discovered this trick.
Rachel is busy. I may be interrupting.
Rachel: ah shit it's rainin
cats & dogs?
Rachel: haha no
but no, just water
me: how many more rain jokes can i make
Rachel: probably a few
but i'm too tired
me: on your parade?
i think thats all
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-2-28) →
Fatboy Slim (2) Avenged Sevenfold (2) Naruto (2) Jenny Wilson (1) Morrissey (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Clients From Hell: Nowadays, employers seem to... →
Nowadays, employers seem to think that all graphic design work is done by software and that the employees are just doing data-entry. I’ve even seem job offers that refer to graphic artists as “computer operators,” rather than the trained and (hopefully) experienced professionals they are. … Reblogged for life.