Archive for November, 2015

programmer wrote scripts to secretly automate a lot of his job — and email his wife and make a latte

@ 9:12 PM on November 26, 2015

With another script, he automatically fired off an email excuse like “not feeling well, working from home” if he wasn’t at work and logged in to the servers by 8:45 a.m. He called that script “hangover.”

Great piece. All spoilers. 12 Things We Loved About Jessica Jones (And 4 We Didn’t)

@ 9:36 PM on November 24, 2015

This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes.


Read These Comics Before Watching Jessica Jones

@ 10:56 AM on November 20, 2015

In order to prepare for the inevitable binge that awaits, we’d like to offer you some suggested reading. Below are the five comic book runs that you should check out in order to be ready for Netflix’s new show. Each is slightly outside the traditional superhero norm—downtrodden detective stories, blaxploitation tales, psychological horror, fun-filled supernatural romps—but they’re all worth a gander. You want to get to know Jessica? This is where you start.


The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target

@ 11:11 PM on November 19, 2015

These eight products are cheapest at Target.

Buildings around the world are lit up in honour of the victims of Friday 13

@ 9:22 AM on November 14, 2015

The Sydney Opera House, One World Trade Center in New York and Mexico City’s the Angel de la Independencia are among the buildings and monuments from around the world lit up to honour the victims of the Paris attack


Jeremy Clarkson’s Fire Stick Commercial Is A Big F-You To BBC

@ 9:54 AM on November 3, 2015

It’s nice to see Clarkson mad at someone other than Hammond, or people of a difference race than him.