About a week ago I installed the compute engine for Compute Against Alzheimer's Disease and have been letting it run in the background since, doing computations that aid in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. The software, called Frontier, can be downloaded here. So for the price of a little electricity our old XP desktop is actually doing something useful.
|Bask in its majesty - the pigbutt worm, aka the flying buttocks.|
[Update 25 May 2014] Changed my mind. Here's the commencement address from U.T. Austin, delivered by Admiral William McRaven on life lessons from SEAL training.
A submarine could determine its position on the globe to within 1 meter without surface by using these newly developed quantum accelerometers - imagine a laser used to measure the motion of a single atom.
This came up in a Twitter convo I was in this week. Do you know the 10 commandments of color theory?
|Femur of the world's largest dinosaur, a titanosaur unearthed in Argentina. Full size estimated at 65 feet tall, 130 feet long. We're gonna need a bigger museum.|
Breaking News: Urine is NOT sterile so stop peeing on every little boo boo. And for the record, your brain is full of bacteria and viruses too.
Is farting in the workplace acceptable? (Shouldn't it be handled like smoking? Go outside to a designated area.)
Fans of sausage and Star Trek finally have common ground.
...but certainty is absurd. ~Voltaire