Archive for June, 2008

links for 2008-06-29

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

» Jared Fogel Passed Away The internet loves hoaxes. A lot! (Be sure to contribute to the "Last Sandwich Jared Fogel Memorial Fund") (tags: scams) / Update all of your social networks at once! More effective ways to spam everyone with inane details of my boring life: "Update From Anywhere! ...

links for 2008-06-28

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Sales Guy Vs. Web Dude Kind of long but peppered with brilliance, if you've ever worked in IT. (tags: funny tech video)

Aquaria Animalia

Friday, June 27th, 2008

I got this funny email from Kathryn today: I forgot to tell you about the weird dream I had last night - dreamt I was fishing at work (don’t ask) and caught several fish - they were “catfish” in the water, and then they turned to plain cats in the water. ...

links for 2008-06-26

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Full text: An epic Bill Gates e-mail rant Fascinating insight into Microsoft. Even Bill Gates is not immune to usability issues. (tags: software tech companies funny) Worst. Tattoo. Ever. Patrick Swayze. As a Chippendale Centaur. With rainbows. (tags: funny disturbing) theweaselking: A brief vision of hell, on wheels. Soon, it will be ...

links for 2008-06-25

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Neave Television ...telly without context Great presentation of random clips of amusement and awesomeness. This would be an awesome exhibit somewhere. (tags: tv video)

links for 2008-06-24

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 Online Curve Fitting and Surface Fitting Web Site Handy for fitting curves to experimental data. The interface took me a while to get used to, but this impediment is outweighed by the webapp's usefulness. VIVA LA SCIENCE! (tags: science math)

links for 2008-06-22

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Science! ~ T-Shirts on the Edge of Forever Best science t-shirts ever. (tags: science apparel)

links for 2008-06-21

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

'Are Darwin's Theories Fact or Faith Issues?' by PZ Myers, Geoffrey Simmons, AM 980 KKMS - I just finished listening to this fascinating debate between PZ Meyers (renowned evolutionary biologist and blogger) and Geoffrey Simmon (pro-Creationism physician working at the DIscovery Institute, an "Intelligent Design think tank"). (tags: science religion audio) Expletive ...


Friday, June 20th, 2008

Your computer might find them. I've had Seti@Home running in the BOINC distributed computing platform for a while now. My Mac Pro eight-core beast has been chewing through radio telescope data for a while now, and I recently came across a nifty website-badge that shows my progress: Wow, I'm ...

links for 2008-06-20

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Daddy loves Mommy he buys a "stay-at-home" server. (tags: funny) Yay, the Mars Phoenix lander confirms water ice at the landing site I hope that smarty-pants robot finds some interesting stuff frozen in the ice! (tags: space mars science)