Archives for June 17, 2010
Who said: ‘Some people, when confronted with a problem, think “I know, I’ll use regular expressions.” Now they have two problems.’ Click here to find out and read a whole bunch of other famous programming quotes. While you’re geeking out, have a look at The Top 10 Ways to get screwed by the “C” programming…
A ten page section of the kid’s book “Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be” is available for free download here, at the National Center for Science Education’s web site.
Did you know that YouTube has a video editor? It’s new. Click here. And finally, a solar airplane exists. I still want my jet pack.
Amazon now owns the patent on social networking. Here. When is this insanity going to stop? Apple admits mistake over “Ulysses” app.
In a moment of astonishing stupidity, Italian prosecutors are taking up a case against geologists who failed to predict a somewhat severe earthquake. The scientists had investigated a series of low magnitude quakes, and indicated that these quakes did not mean that a larger quake was coming. Then, a few weeks later, the 6.3 mag…
I dislike the term “god particle” but I could not resist the play on words … as researchers at Fermilab suggest that there may be five different versions of the Higgs boson, not just one. This would require, apparently, some rewriting of the Standard Model.