GitHub Goes Down

GitHub Goes Down! The world’s largest software development platform is inaccessible. Less than 24 hours after CES was plunged into darkness by a power outage, GitHub – arguably the world’s largest software development platform – is down, sparking turmoil and anarchy among developers and techies worldwide. As one in-the-know nerd warned: “Ever wonder what the end of…

Thinking About The Grotesque – ‘A Serbian Film’

Thinking About The Grotesque – ‘A Serbian Film’ ‘A Serbian Film’ is a genre-melting flick that will make you totally moody and borderline mad. The Spanish artist Francisco Goya portrayed full-on, sexed up and super-crazed images of executions, objects of terror, child rape, cannibalism and bestiality. Countless Rococo paintings give us masturbation, exhibitionism, voyeurism, prepubescent…

Hello, RMB | 你好,人民币

Hello, RMB – 你好, 人民币 The Chinese currency, aka the yuan, aka the RMB, aka ‘the people’s currency’ has officially made it into the IMF’s basket of reserve currencies Over the weekend, the controversial Chinese currency was added to the IMF‘s special drawing rights (SDR) basket, joining the US dollar, the euro, the yen, and…