Jonathan Lichtfeld


Jonathan Lichtfeld

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Had Narrative Science — a company that trains computers to write news stories—created this piece, it probably would not mention that the company’s Chicago headquarters lie only a long baseball toss from the Tribune newspaper building. Nor would it dwell on the fact that this potentially job-killing technology was incubated in part at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. Those ironies are obvious to a human. But not to a computer. At least not yet.

See also: A Robot Stole My Pulitzer!

The entire album used an iPad. Amazing.

Anybody else have a last fm account?

Let’s be friends.


“In the industry, we call them cigarette burns.”
Fight Club (1999)


“In the industry, we call them cigarette burns.”

Fight Club (1999)

My top 25 most played songs of 2010: The songs that got me through the year.

1. Pink Floyd- Wish You Were Here- 31 plays

2. Band of Horses- No One’s Gonna Love You- 29 plays

3. Angels and Airwaves- Good Day- 27 plays

4. blink-182- Always

5. Better Than Ezra- Extra Ordinary

6. blink-182- I Miss You

7. The White Stripes- The Denial Twist

8. Sublime- What I Got

9. The Used- The Taste of Ink

10. MGMT- Love Always Remains

11. The Beatles- You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me

12. Aerosmith- Sweet Emotion

13. AC/DC- You Shook Me All Night Long

14. Bob Dylan- It Ain’t Me Babe

15. Young Money- Bed Rock

16. Ke$ha- Your Love is My Drug

17. Aerosmith- Pink

18. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers- Free Fallin’

19. The Used- All That I’ve Got

20. Empire of the Sun- Walking on a Dream

21. The Verve- Lucky Man

22. Filter- Take my Picture

23. Taking Back Sunday- You’re So Last Summer

24. Slightly Stoopid- Sweet Honey

25. The Strokes- You Only Live Once - 16 plays