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 […]
Originally posted on Michel Kichka:
C’est en 1966 au collège, que je découvre Pilote. Jusque là j’étais un fervent de Spirou qui m’offrait des rendez-vous hebdomadaires avec Gaston, Spirou et Fantasio, Lucky Luke, Johan et Pirlouit, Jerry Spring, Gil Jourdan, Boule et Bill et compagnie. Pilote m’offrit Blueberry, Astérix, les Dingodossiers, le grand Duduche, puis…