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
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
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]
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