Maud here. I’m away for a week or two, and Andy is stepping in. I’ve pre-posted some items, including these quick links, to appear while I’m gone. Hope all’s well, chickadees.
- “Abort, Retry, Ignore?”: what if Poe had used a computer?
- Had that affirmational “Desiderata” poem forwarded in email one too many times? Then enjoy this different (and slightly more jaded) take courtesy of National Lampoon — with music by Christopher Guest. (Thanks to Voltage.)
- Wired‘s Chris Baker, longtime friend to MaudNewton.com, reveals his true career aspirations in this month’s magazine. The man can hold forth with aplomb on nearly any topic — from the Xbox to Vice Magazine — but let’s hope his powers of prediction have failed him. (See the futuristic answer to 1, across.)