I had fun installing a personal weather station on our roof. I’ve set it up to share data automatically to a number of online services. See the station’s live data on Weather Underground.
Inspired by Erik Bernhardsson post The half-life of code & the ship of Theseus, here are the results of running Erik’s scripts against the WordPress git repo. Cohorts Code decay over time
From The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon:
A couple of days ago, Time Magazine published “How Popular Will Your Name Be in 25 Years?” – it’s a fun and interesting analysis of the US Social Security Administration’s baby name data. The part I loved most? The source code for this project is available on Time’s GitHub page. Amazing.
Originally posted on Ryan Boren:
I must invoke the ultimate verb followed by yeah, because fuck yeah sounds about right when you get valued at a billion dollars for giving away most of your intellectual property and doing something that you’d do anyway because it is a part of your soul and your identity, because it…
While going through my Mom’s old toolbox a few weeks ago, I found this: Probably from around 1980, it’s the Patrull drawer safety catch from Ikea. The funny thing is that just a couple days before that, I bought this: Same product, 30 years later! It’s so interesting to see the two products side by […]
I’m not sure what to think of this. Jonathan’s tractor toy has a hippo instead of a pig: Here’s the original: When you press the hippo, it still sounds like a pig though. I guess we got the middle eastern version, pigs being considered impure and all. I wonder if it’s also the version sold […]
Best TV show ever, now as a musical
To watch the opening race of the 2012 F1 season, I had to set up a VPN connection to a server in Italy (for Rai’s live TV feed), and a virtual machine running another VPN connection to the UK (for BBC Radio’s audio commentary). The VPN service only costs $10 a month, but I’ll pay 4 […]