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felixsalmon:

Here’s why I’m so angry at Julie Moos’s unjustifiable attack on Jim Romenesko: the way that she’s so fucking certain that she’s right and he’s wrong, and the way that she hammers this home over and over again:

I now know that Jim Romenesko’s posts exhibit a pattern of incomplete attribution…

evgenymorozov:

The first paragraph of Matt Cartmill’s review of Donna Haraway’s Primate Visions book. It appeared in the International Journal of Primatology (Vol. 12, No. 1, 1991)

This is a book that contradicts itself a hundred times; but that is not a criticism of it, because its author thinks…

Esquire is a free Tumblr theme by Matthew Buchanan, inspired by the art direction of Esquire magazine and released 18 March 2009 under Creative Commons. It features support for custom theme colours, followers list, post notes, and social network affiliations.

To install the theme on…

engineering:

Soon after I started at Tumblr all the way back in May, I was tasked with reworking our aging notifications system. A notification is the item that shows up in your dashboard, interleaved with posts, that tells you that another Tumblr blog reblogged or liked one of your posts or started following…

engineering:

Welcome to the Tumblr API, v2!

Want to know what’s changed and why? Read on. Just want to dive in? Head on over to the API documentation, sign up for a key, and get hacking!

New Features

Features on Tumblr evolve rapidly. With the API, we have not attempted to provide complete feature…

engineadvocacy:

This morning, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid posted a statement to his website announcing he would not be holding a cloture vote on the PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA) this coming Tuesday as previously planned. Less than an hour later, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith announced he would…