Author Archives: Kevin
I just found an old Usenet discussion (c. 1993) on alt.folklore.computers in which Eric S. Raymond and I discuss nipples. Bizarre.
From NASA Science News: Fire is inanimate, yet anyone staring into a flame could be excused for thinking otherwise: Fire dances and swirls. It reproduces, consumes matter, and produces waste. It adapts to its environment. It needs oxygen to survive.In … Continue reading
From StarWars.com: The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of … Continue reading
Now this is just sad. From the (fantastic) British TV show QI:
A brilliant music hack using the equally brilliant Echo Nest API: What is this? For when your favorite song just isn’t long enough. This web app lets you upload a favorite MP3 and will then generate a never-ending and ever … Continue reading
Just found this on the Internet Archive: Finally, I’m able to share this gem with everyone! 🙂 This was the first time anyone had seen The Far Side other than in book form and it aired on CBS on October … Continue reading
The addicting smartphone game Threes, but in your browser.
I’ve been a big fan of WolframAlpha for several years now. The sheer amount of data in the system, as well as the functions that can be applied to the data, is staggering. Well, Stephen Wolfram and his team have … Continue reading