Archives for June 17, 2010

Amuse yourself …

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…

Bug on flowers

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Juvi Evo Book

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.

Interesting technology news

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.

Annoying Technology News

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.