Jeriko's recent recommendations https://quote.fm/Jeriko Recent recommendations quotes from Jeriko on QUOTE.fm Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:26:17 +0200 en http://quote.fm <![CDATA[Dieser Hass]]> http://quote.fm/juergenvielmeier.de/62661 Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:49:47 +0100 Jeriko http://quote.fm/juergenvielmeier.de/62661 »Und Kommentare? Lest meine Artikel oder lasst es. Liebt sie oder hasst sie. Nur: Behaltet euren Schwachfug für euch. Eure Meinung wird überbewertet.«

Über Kommentare in Blogs.

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»Und Kommentare? Lest meine Artikel oder lasst es. Liebt sie oder hasst sie. Nur: Behaltet euren Schwachfug für euch. Eure Meinung wird überbewertet.«

Über Kommentare in Blogs.

on juergenvielmeier.de · the article page · juergenvielmeier.de on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[The Killer Crush: The Horror Of Teen Girls, From Columbiners To Beliebers]]> http://quote.fm/www.theawl.com/53952 Sat, 06 Oct 2012 15:57:31 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.theawl.com/53952 »The Beatles were always on the run from shoving, hysterical girl-crowds, who wanted—what? To crush into them, to crush themselves, to crush against other girl-bodies that were all feeling the same feeling together, a chaos of feeling, a feeling that took your breath away. "A Beatle who ventures out unguarded into the streets runs the very real peril of being dismembered or crushed to death by his fans," Life reported in January 1964.«

About "having a crush on someone". Fascinating, yet frightening.

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»The Beatles were always on the run from shoving, hysterical girl-crowds, who wanted—what? To crush into them, to crush themselves, to crush against other girl-bodies that were all feeling the same feeling together, a chaos of feeling, a feeling that took your breath away. "A Beatle who ventures out unguarded into the streets runs the very real peril of being dismembered or crushed to death by his fans," Life reported in January 1964.«

About "having a crush on someone". Fascinating, yet frightening.

on www.theawl.com · the article page · www.theawl.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Conscientious]]> http://quote.fm/jmcolberg.com/49800 Sat, 15 Sep 2012 22:46:00 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/jmcolberg.com/49800 »That probably means that you don’t need to have an active account on a gazillion different social-networking sites, making sure that you sign up for each and every new site. There is no way anyone can win the social-networking arms race. It’s time to scale back. It’s time to realize that social-networking sites come with only one guarantee: You’re going to spend a lot of time on them - time that you could have spent on your own photography.«

Change 'photography' with whatever you like, the statement will hold up.

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»That probably means that you don’t need to have an active account on a gazillion different social-networking sites, making sure that you sign up for each and every new site. There is no way anyone can win the social-networking arms race. It’s time to scale back. It’s time to realize that social-networking sites come with only one guarantee: You’re going to spend a lot of time on them - time that you could have spent on your own photography.«

Change 'photography' with whatever you like, the statement will hold up.

on jmcolberg.com · the article page · jmcolberg.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Conscientious Extended]]> http://quote.fm/jmcolberg.com/47910 Sun, 09 Sep 2012 06:32:49 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/jmcolberg.com/47910 »The idea is that written language is unable to express what photography can convey. And that is true, but it misses the most important point: The written language can say things that photographs could not even dream to show. Photography, in other words, is just as flawed as the written language. This is, crucially, how photography and writing are related: They both speak of the world, in their uniquely flawed and imperfect and beautiful ways.«

Why photographers should write and authors should take pictures

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»The idea is that written language is unable to express what photography can convey. And that is true, but it misses the most important point: The written language can say things that photographs could not even dream to show. Photography, in other words, is just as flawed as the written language. This is, crucially, how photography and writing are related: They both speak of the world, in their uniquely flawed and imperfect and beautiful ways.«

Why photographers should write and authors should take pictures

on jmcolberg.com · the article page · jmcolberg.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[An Open Letter to Wikipedia]]> http://quote.fm/www.newyorker.com/47906 Sun, 09 Sep 2012 06:18:21 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.newyorker.com/47906 »Yet when, through an official interlocutor, I recently petitioned Wikipedia to delete this misstatement, along with two others, my interlocutor was told by the “English Wikipedia Administrator”—in a letter dated August 25th and addressed to my interlocutor—that I, Roth, was not a credible source: “I understand your point that the author is the greatest authority on their own work,” writes the Wikipedia Administrator—“but we require secondary sources.”«

... so Roth, the author of the book, for which the mentioned Wikipedia entry contains a misstatement, wrote this open letter to eventually get his second source.

Seriously, at what point did Wikipedia went from, you know, kinda crazy to completely nuts?

on www.newyorker.com · the article page · www.newyorker.com on QUOTE.fm

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»Yet when, through an official interlocutor, I recently petitioned Wikipedia to delete this misstatement, along with two others, my interlocutor was told by the “English Wikipedia Administrator”—in a letter dated August 25th and addressed to my interlocutor—that I, Roth, was not a credible source: “I understand your point that the author is the greatest authority on their own work,” writes the Wikipedia Administrator—“but we require secondary sources.”«

... so Roth, the author of the book, for which the mentioned Wikipedia entry contains a misstatement, wrote this open letter to eventually get his second source.

Seriously, at what point did Wikipedia went from, you know, kinda crazy to completely nuts?

on www.newyorker.com · the article page · www.newyorker.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Taking pictures on Mars]]> http://quote.fm/www.economist.com/46678 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:33:15 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.economist.com/46678 »He is one of the boffins at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) responsible, among other things, for deciding what Curiosity photographs each Martian day, or sol, and which pictures it sends back home. "We can always take enough pictures to fill up the downlink," Dr Maki says. The mission can currently beam at least 30MB a sol, including scientific measurements, engineering data and images, from Mars, via two satellites orbiting the planet, to Earth.«

How the Curiosity Rover’s Photography Decisions Are Made

I mean, get this: they are able to send at least 30 megabytes each day over an average distance of more than 200 million kilometers! This is so unbelievable and awesome.

on www.economist.com · the article page · www.economist.com on QUOTE.fm

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»He is one of the boffins at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) responsible, among other things, for deciding what Curiosity photographs each Martian day, or sol, and which pictures it sends back home. "We can always take enough pictures to fill up the downlink," Dr Maki says. The mission can currently beam at least 30MB a sol, including scientific measurements, engineering data and images, from Mars, via two satellites orbiting the planet, to Earth.«

How the Curiosity Rover’s Photography Decisions Are Made

I mean, get this: they are able to send at least 30 megabytes each day over an average distance of more than 200 million kilometers! This is so unbelievable and awesome.

on www.economist.com · the article page · www.economist.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[An Asynchronous Image Uploading Interface for Svbtle]]> http://quote.fm/blog.alexmaccaw.com/46441 Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:52:21 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/blog.alexmaccaw.com/46441 »So that’s how we implemented image uploading on Svbtle. It contains no additional visual interface, and it functions completely asynchronously, without blocking the writer. It works like a charm; you simply drag the image onto the page and then continue on writing. The file is uploaded in the background, and by the time the article is written, all the transfers will have finished.«

Let's be fair, subtle is platform which has no theming whatsoever and therefore doesn't need fancy capabilities, as it is primarily intended for writing. However, compare this approach to the WordPress Media Uploader or, for that matter, to every other media implementation in any CMS.

on blog.alexmaccaw.com · the article page · blog.alexmaccaw.com on QUOTE.fm

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»So that’s how we implemented image uploading on Svbtle. It contains no additional visual interface, and it functions completely asynchronously, without blocking the writer. It works like a charm; you simply drag the image onto the page and then continue on writing. The file is uploaded in the background, and by the time the article is written, all the transfers will have finished.«

Let's be fair, subtle is platform which has no theming whatsoever and therefore doesn't need fancy capabilities, as it is primarily intended for writing. However, compare this approach to the WordPress Media Uploader or, for that matter, to every other media implementation in any CMS.

on blog.alexmaccaw.com · the article page · blog.alexmaccaw.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Why Waiting Is Torture]]> http://quote.fm/www.nytimes.com/45950 Sun, 26 Aug 2012 03:01:38 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.nytimes.com/45950 »So the airport decided on a new approach: instead of reducing wait times, it moved the arrival gates away from the main terminal and routed bags to the outermost carousel. Passengers now had to walk six times longer to get their bags. Complaints dropped to near zero.«

Waiting, and the psychology behind it.

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»So the airport decided on a new approach: instead of reducing wait times, it moved the arrival gates away from the main terminal and routed bags to the outermost carousel. Passengers now had to walk six times longer to get their bags. Complaints dropped to near zero.«

Waiting, and the psychology behind it.

on www.nytimes.com · the article page · www.nytimes.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA["Prometheus - Dunkle Zeichen" - Im Zeichen des Dampfhammers - Zukunftia]]> http://quote.fm/www.zukunftia.de/45509 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:20:21 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.zukunftia.de/45509 »Und der großartige Spaß, zusammen mit den Figuren eine so fremde Welt zu bestaunen, dass man sich vor lauter Bewunderung nur noch am überdimensionalen Felsenkopf kratzen möchte. Dieser geheimnistragende Entdecker-Aspekt kam nach „Alien 1“ immer etwas zu kurz, ist für mich aber wichtiger als Metzelszenen mit Menschen, die außerirdischer Fauna als rote Zahnseide dienen. Denn das ist MIR als Intellektuellen einfach zu billig und pubertär. (Pub… Haha, klingt wie „Pups“, harhar! Finde ich gut!)«

Review zu 'Prometheus' vom stets unterhaltsamen und nicht ganz ernstzunehmenden Zukunftia.

on www.zukunftia.de · the article page · www.zukunftia.de on QUOTE.fm

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»Und der großartige Spaß, zusammen mit den Figuren eine so fremde Welt zu bestaunen, dass man sich vor lauter Bewunderung nur noch am überdimensionalen Felsenkopf kratzen möchte. Dieser geheimnistragende Entdecker-Aspekt kam nach „Alien 1“ immer etwas zu kurz, ist für mich aber wichtiger als Metzelszenen mit Menschen, die außerirdischer Fauna als rote Zahnseide dienen. Denn das ist MIR als Intellektuellen einfach zu billig und pubertär. (Pub… Haha, klingt wie „Pups“, harhar! Finde ich gut!)«

Review zu 'Prometheus' vom stets unterhaltsamen und nicht ganz ernstzunehmenden Zukunftia.

on www.zukunftia.de · the article page · www.zukunftia.de on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[The Chameleon]]> http://quote.fm/www.newyorker.com/44752 Sat, 18 Aug 2012 09:30:53 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.newyorker.com/44752 »“The one thing you better not forget is your name,” he said.«

The story of Frederic Bourdin, Impostor, who pretended to be a child missing for about four years.

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»“The one thing you better not forget is your name,” he said.«

The story of Frederic Bourdin, Impostor, who pretended to be a child missing for about four years.

on www.newyorker.com · the article page · www.newyorker.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Pissing Match: Is the World Ready for the Waterless Urinal?]]> http://quote.fm/www.wired.com/44434 Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:28:36 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/www.wired.com/44434 »The plumbers reject the contention that their opposition was an attempt to protect their livelihoods. “We just weren’t so sure this was a good product,” Massey says. “People think we’re a bunch of dumb plumbers, but we’re actually quite sophisticated.”«

The story about a man and his waterless urinal, an idea which was almost killed by the plumber lobby for fear of their livelihoods, or, to put in perspective, loss of money.

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»The plumbers reject the contention that their opposition was an attempt to protect their livelihoods. “We just weren’t so sure this was a good product,” Massey says. “People think we’re a bunch of dumb plumbers, but we’re actually quite sophisticated.”«

The story about a man and his waterless urinal, an idea which was almost killed by the plumber lobby for fear of their livelihoods, or, to put in perspective, loss of money.

on www.wired.com · the article page · www.wired.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[My Take: This is where God was in Aurora]]> http://quote.fm/religion.blogs.cnn.com/41737 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 07:48:10 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/religion.blogs.cnn.com/41737 »Dear Christians: God here. I thought I would take the time to personally explain my absence in the Aurora shootings. While I was at it, I thought I would also explain my absence during every murder, massacre and crime that has ever taken place in World history, and in every war, in every famine, drought and flood.«

Terrific comment to a CNN blog editorial called "Where God Was" during the Dark Knight shooting.

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»Dear Christians: God here. I thought I would take the time to personally explain my absence in the Aurora shootings. While I was at it, I thought I would also explain my absence during every murder, massacre and crime that has ever taken place in World history, and in every war, in every famine, drought and flood.«

Terrific comment to a CNN blog editorial called "Where God Was" during the Dark Knight shooting.

on religion.blogs.cnn.com · the article page · religion.blogs.cnn.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Remembrance]]> http://quote.fm/kieselaymon.com/41512 Sun, 29 Jul 2012 13:28:52 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/kieselaymon.com/41512 »Really, we’re fighting because she raised me to never ever forget I was on parole which means no black hoodies in wrong neighborhoods, no jogging at night, hands in plain sight at all times in public, no intimate relationships with white women, never driving over the speed-limit or doing those rolling stops at stop signs, always speaking the king’s English in the presence of white folks, never be outperformed in school or in public by white students and most importantly, always remembering that no matter what, white folks will do anything to get you«

on kieselaymon.com · the article page · kieselaymon.com on QUOTE.fm

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»Really, we’re fighting because she raised me to never ever forget I was on parole which means no black hoodies in wrong neighborhoods, no jogging at night, hands in plain sight at all times in public, no intimate relationships with white women, never driving over the speed-limit or doing those rolling stops at stop signs, always speaking the king’s English in the presence of white folks, never be outperformed in school or in public by white students and most importantly, always remembering that no matter what, white folks will do anything to get you«

on kieselaymon.com · the article page · kieselaymon.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[How I Got Nintendo Powerfest 94]]> http://quote.fm/blog.pricecharting.com/40063 Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:13:10 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/blog.pricecharting.com/40063 »Two days ago I purchase one of only two Nintendo PowerFest 94 cartridges known to exist. The purchase took 74 emails, 27 months, 6 phone calls, 5 failed meeting attempts, 1 sack of cash, and some additional twists and turns to finally complete.«

Reads like a drug trade...

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»Two days ago I purchase one of only two Nintendo PowerFest 94 cartridges known to exist. The purchase took 74 emails, 27 months, 6 phone calls, 5 failed meeting attempts, 1 sack of cash, and some additional twists and turns to finally complete.«

Reads like a drug trade...

on blog.pricecharting.com · the article page · blog.pricecharting.com on QUOTE.fm

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<![CDATA[Party-Randale verhindert]]> http://quote.fm/notes.computernotizen.de/39584 Tue, 17 Jul 2012 00:30:46 +0200 Jeriko http://quote.fm/notes.computernotizen.de/39584 »Ins Rollen kam die Geschichte als Gwenda Paschulke, Lehrerin an der Peter-Lustig-Grundschule den verhängnisvollen Aufruf am Schwarzen Brett bemerkte. “Der kleine Paul hat einfach jeden zu seiner Geburtstagsparty eingeladen”, erklärt die Pädagogin gegenüber dem Hamburger Gutenachtblatt.«

Facebook-Parties und so.

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»Ins Rollen kam die Geschichte als Gwenda Paschulke, Lehrerin an der Peter-Lustig-Grundschule den verhängnisvollen Aufruf am Schwarzen Brett bemerkte. “Der kleine Paul hat einfach jeden zu seiner Geburtstagsparty eingeladen”, erklärt die Pädagogin gegenüber dem Hamburger Gutenachtblatt.«

Facebook-Parties und so.

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