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Sunday, March 10, 2013

This week's links

  • Hmmm Corporations as an invading, all conquering memetic AI infection. As a theory it has legs.
  • Just fucking NO!!!!!! It took me ages to get this caffeinated why the bloody hell would I then eat the most foul fruit commonly available?
  • Because you should know this.
    • Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of "de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum" (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of ethics, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum, "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet..", comes from a line in section 1.10.32
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.