Doge In The Guardian: Maybe Cats *Are* Getting A Little Played Out

February 7th, 2014 · No Comments · breaking news

(h/t Buzzfeed) In the US this morning, maybe errbody wants to talk about jobs, or lack thereof, but in the UK there’s a real news story: this ad in the Guardian’s financial section is probably the last thing you’d expect to see running there, in full color no less – first, it’s Doge, the internets’ […]

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Facebook To Die Of Dysentery?

January 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · breaking news, markets

Given how much Facebook seems to love using data, maybe it’s about time someone gave it a taste of its own medicine and used some data on it. Two Princeton researchers (in the aerospace and mechanical engineering department, for whatever that’s worth) applied an epidemiological model to the rise (“infection”) and fall (“infectious recovery”) of […]

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First Tulips, Now Fishsticks – The Launch Of Coinye

January 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Currencies

Seems like everyone’s starting up their own cryptocurrency these days. Obviously, there’s Bitcoin, and Litecoin, and Dogecoin (Dogecoin assuredly would’ve been posted here ages ago had we not been on taking a break to focus on our actual jobs – the Xmas Dogecoin hack was *thisclose* to getting me out of retirement), and countless othes, […]

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Asleep On The Job?

June 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments · all ur bankz

Every now and then, we all slip up on the job. Maybe we forget to reply to an email, or don’t commit a file to a repo, or we fall asleep on our keyboard and accidentally transfer $222 million to the wrong account: An obviously tired German bank employee fell asleep on his keyboard and […]

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Bacon Supply Of 1% To Remain Uninterrupted

October 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment · breaking news

Jason and I haven’t posted in a while, and I’d like to blame this, largely, on those reports that there was going to be a bacon shortage. That’s some end-of-days type ish right there, and you can likely picture us hunkering down in our respective shelters, stocking up on pork bellies and ammo. Then, today, […]

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