To: Crispy critters
Subject: Gleanings: deep fried
From the blog:
My friend Erika put it best:
“It’s all about setting expectations. If the box had been labeled ‘Deep
fried chicken wings and heads’ no one would have been upset.”
celebrating poor design
APROPOS OF NOTHING
be sure to listen to the xmas interview under “on the hour” The longer
version is worth it.
“Butterfly ballots” like those used in Palm Beach County are significantly more confusing than standard ballots, and middle-aged voters using butterfly ballots are far more likely to vote mistakenly for a candidate they don’t support, according to Canadian research being published in a scientific journal.
Boston Globe: Monsieur, do you Yahoo? But rather than rail against the injustice of the Gomez decision, let’s focus on a more practical question: Can it be enforced? Can an Internet company block access to citizens of a particular country, while leaving the rest of us free to surf wherever we wish?