- Colin Edwin shared an audio trailer for Endless Tapes' latest album, Brilliant Waves.
- The Seattle Symphony shared a trailer for Become Ocean, a piece by John Luther Adams.
- J Peter Schwalm's The Beauty of Disaster will be released 26 Feb. This sounds great.
- Bernard Wostheinrich's two-part performance, Live at Princeton University, is available for free download.
|Norman Lewis, Crossing, 1948. source|
The 10 worst kinds of software developers. Do you recognize anyone? #6 The Protester (i.e. "Not my problem.") Bonus: how to decipher a job ad for a programmer. For example, "self starter" means "we have no process."
I'm a fan of Red Bull Air Racing so this video, 8 Disciplines of Flight Converge over Moab, is very cool.
Two of my faves come together in H.R. Giger's Mario.
|Learn how this photo of the "elephant's foot" beneath Chernobyl was taken, forgotten, and found.|
First, this guy has pledged to draw one butt per day at butts.lol. Second, I didn't know .lol was available as a top level domain.
Know yer Star Wars vehicles.
Know yer beards. Dirty or germ fighting?
Know yer Excel. More specifically, learn these Excel tricks. #7 Forecasting (I had no idea Excel could do this.)
The Washington Post lists six technologies that will define 2016. #4 is virtual reality and holodecks. Uh, no. Can you say "3D TV?"
|The Egg McMuffin is pretty darn good. But what if you could make a better one at home?|
Did you know American Airlines has an online tool for tracking your checked baggage?
The animated Bugs Bunny film What's Opera Doc? is consistently ranked as one of the greatest of all time (and rightfully so). Enjoy this documentary about its making, Wagnerian Rabbit.
Of the Oscar-nominations for best animated short film, World of Tomorrow looks fantastic.
- Mathematicians devise overly complex ways to slice pizza to ensure equal sizes for everyone. Didn't our mothers teach us how to do this? One person slices (in the usual way) and the other person chooses first.
- Is it any wonder kids avoid STEM education with government meddling like this?
- Computer Science For All
- Scientists rub their collective chin and wonder why we're the only animal with one.
- In perhaps the most under-reported and most significant science news in a long time, we're developing a quantum understanding of why one of the dimensions in our 4-dimensional world (3D space and time) only goes forward. In other words, there may be a quantum mechanics principle behind why we can move forward and backward in space but only forward in time.
...I can do small things in a great way. ~Martin Luther King