I’ve always felt a weird sort of guilty glee at my role in the (temporary) psychological torture and murder of a poor, innocent Furby.

Since I’ve commented a time or two on my problems with Penny Arcade (primarily including, but not limited to, the ‘dickwolves’ incident), it’s only fair to recognize that Mike has posted a clarification expanding on his comments at this year’s PAX.

Immersion Contact Map

There’s an MIT project called ‘Immersion’ that gives a good visualization of what can be learned from a relatively limited dataset.

Fight for the Fourth

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly…

A list that rumbled its way through my head today at lunch: I am a 40 year old middle-class employed cisgendered straight white male married homeowner in good physical and mental health. That’s a whole lot of privilege all piled up. And I’m sure that doesn’t cover all of it.