Quote of the Day

Simplicity is not the absence of clutter, that’s a consequence of simplicity. Simplicity is somehow essentially describing the purpose and place of an object and product. The absence of clutter is just a clutter-free product. That’s not simple.

—Jonathan Ive

Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign

Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Mr. Atsign, my name is Candler. I need some help.

JOHNNY: What kind of help, Mr. Candler?

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) My fellow zombies and I have been collecting information about this guy who’s been harassing people online. It’s all from open public sources, mostly his own tweets and comments and blogs.

JOHNNY: Uh, huh.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Now that we’ve got all this data, we need to authenticate it.

JOHNNY: And I take it that you want help with that.

MUSIC: Theme up and under.

ANNOUNCER: The Lickspittle Broadcasting System presents W. J. J. Hoge in the transcribed adventures of the man with the action-packed Twitter account, America’s fabulous free-lance Internet investigator …

JOHNNY: Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign!

MUSIC: Theme up to music out. Continue reading

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

I almost posted this screwup from The Dreadful Pro-Se Schmalfeldt’s LOLsuit complaint under Don’t Know Much Geography.WMSvEJ ECF 1-12The following is from Goddard’s website.

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s main campus is located within Greenbelt, Md., about 6.5 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.

Greenbelt is just outside of the Capitol Beltway that runs around DC. Jessup is farther north, near Elkridge. Goddard is in Greenbelt. The Maryland House of Corrections (the state penitentiary) is in Jessup.Jessup_Greenbelt