BART Idiots, AI Courses, And Other Stories We Didn’t Post

BART Idiots, AI Courses, And Other Stories We Didn’t Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn’t worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Annoying BART Protester

Oh hey, look at me! I have assertive facial hair and a bowtie and I’m effecting social change by pretending to talk on a mobile phone to protest BART’s shutting down of mobile service!. No you’re not. You’re being a hipster goon, which is simultaneously the worst kind of hipster and the worst kind of goon. [WSJ]

Photo credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg[imgclear]

58,000 People Sign Up for Online Artificial Intelligence Course

It’s like one of those stories where some girl puts out a Facebook party invite and then 10,000 people show up, except take out all the fun and whimsy and add a dash of nerds who miss the good old days of sleeping through AI classes in person. [NY Times]

Photo credit: Noah Berger, NYT[imgclear]

Felt Etsy iPad Case

There’s nothing wrong with this felt iPad case. It’s probably a great felt iPad case! It’s just a little twee for us, especially for $US55 plus shipipng. [Etsy] [imgclear]

Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff things we didn’t think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.