The Unifunctional Camera Is Dead
I really wanted to love my new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 with pancake lens. People that own it, love it. And honestly, the camera did live up to expectations. It produces DSLR quality in a smaller form factor. It’s small enough to fit in cargo shorts pockets, the lens that it came with makes any subject look great. It lets an amateur take great pictures. Look how great my wife looks! The...
Why Boehner's Blaming Bureaucrats
robertreich: We’re moving ever closer to a double-dip. Of course, as I’ve said before, most Americans never got out of the first one. In previous postings I’ve suggested ways to reverse course, including a “people’s tax cut” exempting the first $20K of income from payroll taxes and making up the revenue loss with a payroll tax on incomes over $250,000. Yet Democrats seem frozen in the...
Cousin Haley, video by Petra’s father in law Edit: it seems this some how lost its proper orientation. iPhone (and iPad) still have some bugs in that regard.
Leonard Cohen - I’m Your Man I’m...
The Beatles - I’ve Just Seen A Face
Nothing Will Come Between Us (לא יפריד דבר בינינו...
THEY CAME FIRST for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up because I...– (quote by Pastor Martin Niemöller in 1946) They are coming for the Muslims and we must speak up. The proposed Muslim cultural center in downtown Manhattan is the excuse the Palin, Gingrich, and the Republican Party have been waiting for. These people hate Muslims. I’m afraid it’s just...
Don’t Be Ugly By Accident! →
(via pile) Data analysis of when and how attractive pictures of people are taken, based on data from online dating site OKCupid. Really cool!
Oh the places I've been →
Here’s a fun visualization of the places I’ve checked into on foursquare. Try it for yourself! (inspired by amircohen)
God's Number is 20
The results of some cool research about my favorite puzzle, the Rubik’s Cube, concluding that every position can be solved in twenty moves or less. They had to borrow a bunch of computers from Google to do it. It would have taken today’s standard Desktop PC 35 years to calculate this.