So my inbox is getting nailed with flickr friend requests. It turns out flickr is featuring one of my sets. Flickr was actually my first social network I truly embraced. At one point, I was one of the top 100 photographers on flickr. It’s still the social network I use with the most followers (6,604 as of today but tumblr is quickly catching up) and, … Continue reading

In the interest of journalistic integrity, I went on Chatroulette this morning to verify its obsolescence. Time it took for someone to show me his unit: 10 seconds. I clicked the “next” button. There, in extreme close-up, was a penis. I clicked “next” again. And there was no one there at all. Just vast, empty nothingness. All that’s left of a once great civilization is … Continue reading

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Panera Co. to open more pay-what-you-wish eateries

mikehudack: diablocodyisnotevenherrealname: adriennes: The idea for Panera’s first nonprofit restaurant was to open an eatery where people paid what they could. The richer could pay full price — or extra. The poorer could get a cheap or even free meal. …Its cashiers tell customers their orders’ “suggested” price based on the menu. About 60 to 70 percent pay in full, Shaich said. About 15 percent … Continue reading Panera Co. to open more pay-what-you-wish eateries

“We are creating the Freelancers Insurance Company from the ground up. It is designed to meet the portability needs of independent workers…By building an insurance company that works, we can show policy makers how they can help build the next safety net…and by doing that, we are showing that we are a powerful political constituency…FIC is a new model that gives us control of our … Continue reading