- 11:12 am - Sat, Nov 30, 2013
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kitten riding cat
Gratuitous kitten cuteness. Also worthy of note is the source site, “The most comprehensive collection of animals riding other animals on the whole wide internet.”
- 2:20 pm - Mon, Nov 25, 2013
What’s in a (node) name? IEEE Spectrum ponders the widening disconnect between the name of the device node and the physical features on the chip.
- 12:59 pm - Sat, Nov 23, 2013
(via SAM Interactives)
The Seattle Art Museum is developing an online catalog of its collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy. High quality images, translations of inscriptions, critical essays. Very cool.
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Long, but worth the time. Explains how driverless cars work, discusses the various projects (not just at Google) dedicated to building them, and considers the obstacles to large-scale acceptance.
- 9:26 pm - Thu, Nov 21, 2013
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I don’t know if the AP has blessed it yet, though.
- 2:04 pm - Tue, Nov 12, 2013
You can stop reading professional commentators now. This pretty much summarizes the whole genre. (Read the comments, too.)
- 10:47 am - Thu, Oct 31, 2013
The FAA is lifting its ban on inflight electronics. With limited exceptions, you’ll be able to use all devices in airplane mode from gate-to-gate.
(Check with your airline for specific rules, as each airline needs to prove that its planes are interference-proof. And cellular use is still prohibited because of FCC regulations.)
- 4:32 pm - Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Apparently the men of Impress Labs are participating in Movember to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues. Personally, I want to see if Martijn can live up to his profile pic.
- 9:04 am - Thu, Oct 24, 2013
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This is why I give to Habitat for Humanity. But government has a role to play, too, for instance in enforcing building codes and quality standards for rental housing, and in tax credits and other incentives to low-income landlords to maintain their property.