Monthly Archives: May 2013

Here’s My Idea for the Collapsed I-90 Bridge In WA

Just a thought 🙂 No serious injuries makes this fair game.

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BBC Musical Perception Test

A friend from the UK forwarded a link to an online musical perception test produced by the BBC in cooperation with some UK researchers. It was really interesting. The hardest part of the test for me was the “music memory” … Continue reading

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Balpreet Kaur: A Small Glimpse of a Better World

In case you missed the story about Balpreet Kaur and the Reddit thread that’s making the rounds today, it’s well worth a read. http://jezebel.com/5946643/reddit-users-attempt-to-shame-sikh-woman-get-righteously-schooled The world needs a whole lot more of this. Thank you Balpreet; most people would not … Continue reading

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Chatty Tree Swallows: Are they talking? I think yes.

I’m fascinated with the complex vocalizations of the tree swallows that nest around my house and office. To me their “conversations” sound something like an old telecommunications modem. I haven’t been able to find out much about this on the … Continue reading

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Link: The Parallella board now runs Ubuntu

I cannot wait to get my hands on this board and start hacking! http://www.parallella.org/2013/05/11/the-parallella-board-now-runs-ubuntu/

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Link: Windows 8 woes spark questions over Microsoft chief’s future

This article this morning’s Telegraph is an unusually thoughtful writeup. Windows 8 woes spark questions over Microsoft chief’s future Shares in Microsoft slump Microsoft’s share price has fallen more than 40pc since Mr Ballmer took the helm of Microsoft in … Continue reading

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