This is from Time magazine in the moments just after the attack on the World Trade Center. That makes it old news by now, but Lance Morrow makes a impassioned Case for Rage and Retribution, a call for the kind of Old Testament wrath that it will take to fight an implacable foe.
Month: September 2001
I was referred to Benjamin
I was referred to Benjamin Fry’s site at MIT by Martin Wattenberg. He mentioned that Fry has done some interesting visualizations of DNA sequences. Do you know of any nice genomic visualization tools? Tell me about about them.
SmartMoney University looks like a
SmartMoney University looks like a good resource. They make some really terrific tools at Smart Money, including the Market Map and the Stock Screener.
Matt Feazell is a talented
Matt Feazell is a talented minimalist cartoonist. I dig the Amazing Cynicalman.
Urban Legends Reference Pages: Rumors
Urban Legends Reference Pages: Rumors of War. This is a good reference source to help you debunk or confirm some of the stories that are flooding the web regarding our recent state of war. Found via blogdex.
I like wiki
I like wiki. I use it at work all the time. Here is a New York Times article about somebody who wants to use wiki to write an entire encyclopedia. A wikipedia, if you will.
Matt Welch’s war blog
Matt Welch writes a hell of a war blog. I find almost every entry compelling. This one source is pointing me to huge amounts of useful follow-on writing. Terrific stuff. I love the web.
Did we bring the attack
Did we bring the attack on ourselves? This is not an idle question these days, but a seminal one, critical to all further discussion. Did we bring the attack on ourselves? Truth or Consequences by William Saletan in Slate cuts the concept of “consequentialism” to ribbons. Found via Matt Welch.
Some evidence of the changing
Some evidence of the changing world from Google.com. Google Searches Related to 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.
It’s always good to see
It’s always good to see what other people are saying. We’ve been blowing it in the intel department for years. That goes for our government and us. Time to read sources like Al-Ahram Weekly, an Egyptian paper, to see which way the wind is blowing. Inasmuch as they’re willing to write in English and post to the web, there’s a lot we can learn very cheaply about what the world thinks.