Posts Tagged ‘culture’
Steve Jobs vs. Dennis Ritchie . . . FIGHT! Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 by b-knox

Some time has passed since these two computer history icons passed themselves into the afterlife. They both died the same week last October, both legends, or at least their work will span following generations. But one of these bad boys was overlooked during this period by the media. In fact, if you were to listen […]

Kind of Bloop got Kind of Screwed Saturday, July 9th, 2011 by b-knox

This is a crap story. It’s just one more bubble in my suds of cynicism. If you make the limelight, you can expect to be scrutinized on every angle. Kind of Bloop is an 8-bit tribute to Miles Davis’ most successful album. It was curated by Andy Baio who’s been blogging and posting links forevers […]

Transformers G1 Music Score Saturday, February 12th, 2011 by b-knox

I was looking for laser sound effects and stumbled upon a few with names like ‘autobot laser fire’ and ‘decepticon laser blast’.  I though, “hmmmmm…. perhaps there’s a source to all that?”  And so, I set out, looking for an archive of ripped Transformers sounds.  I wound up at TFcog, where I found a huge […]

Tanuki Tanooki Oh My Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 by b-knox

I clarified some things for myself. It seemed I didn’t understand something. So here we go… ready for two speelings?!?!? Tanuki refers to a wild Japanese dog that looks like a raccoon or badger.  They do definitely look less like a dog.   Which may be why they are thought of as mischievous, cunning, shape-shifting anthropomorphs […]