Milo Land

Hot Links, Cool Treats (in no particular order)

My wiki full of info and links on a zillion things

The RSS feeds and Youtube channels I follow


Merveilles, the only social media I actually enjoy

Neon Kiosk

Philosophy and Thought

Breadpunk Manifesto

Street Epistemology

Street Epistemology (Youtube)


Taylor Town

DIY and Technology


The Museum of Other Things


Survivor Library (the resources are good, what they are associated with is not AFAICT, so take it with a grain of salt)



Budget Bytes

Food In Jars


Pick Up Limes

Zero-Waste Chef


Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths' "Algorithms to Live By"

Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

"Debugging" by Dave Agans

James P. Carse's, "Finite and Infinite Games"

The old man lost his horse (but it all turned out for the best)

The Calf-Path

Marcus Aurelius' "Meditations"

Marshall Rosenberg's "Nonviolent Communication"

The small things Manifesto

Irvin D. Yalom's "Staring at the Sun"

Ten Thousand - XKCD

"Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" by Lindsay C. Gibson

your path for achieving success is two fold: 1. play great. 2. in all things, be easy to deal with.

- Danny Barnes' "how to play in someone else's band {gain twenty years of road experience with a five minute read}"

The more common the problem, the better. Design systems should prioritize the mundane.

- Jeremy Wagner's "Make it boring"

When it seemed I would be writing about "Midnite Madness Sale-abrations" for the rest of my life, a friend used to console me that cream always rises to the top. I used to think, so do people who throw themselves into the sea.


No, we Erisians seldom pray, it is much too dangerous. Charles Fort has listed many factual incidences of ignorant people confronted with, say, a drought, and then praying fervently -- and then getting the entire village wiped out in a torrential flood.

- Malaclypse the Younger's and Lord Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst's "Principia Discordia"

But voting with your dollars has some obvious deficits. The first one is that you can't shop your way out of monopoly capitalism. [...] The next one is that dollars are not evenly distributed.

- Cory Doctorow's "Amy's Kitchen, a case-study in the problems with consumerism"

Official MW2 literature is full of quotes from Martin Luther, Aeschylus and even Albert Einstein on the horridness of war. [...] But this ironic self-awareness is as vapid, as platitudinous, as passive, as the myth of duty the game itself propounds.

- Joshua Casteel's "Gaming and Reality in Modern Warfare"

Things like math and logic and writing and physics and drawing and all kinds of things got way easier after I had started learning to code. The same goes for the spiritual or psychological experience. Coding (probably better known as meta-thinking, thinking about thinking) is an amazing foundation for other fields.

Everyone, learn how to code

The biography is, of course, a very old form. It is a long and often gruesome tradition. For most of the history of the genre, biography was usually a way of writing less about life and more about death. [...] But this is what happens when we start writing the lives of the living. We become sycophants. ...

Very Ordinary Men


The Shining


American Psycho

The Fifth Element

My Dinner With André

Born Rich

The PriceMaster



Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita

Earth, Wind & Fire - Spirit, All 'N All, I Am, Faces

Frank Zappa - Apostrophe

In Love With A Ghost

Judee Sill - Heart Flood

Machine Girl

peer - Dances EP

Peter Gabriel - So

Soichi Terada - Sumo Jungle GRANDEUR

Tron - Original OST

WITT - Whip

Web Radio Stations

Bootie Mashup Radio

DnB Radio

Nomad Radio (Sydney)

Freeform Portland

KWVA - University of Oregon Campus Radio

I can't remember the name of this, but it's some guy's personal radio station filled with dorky Euro EDM

UKG247 - UK Garage

XRAY Portland

Wreckage Systems