- Pictures of babies, underwater, learning to deal with it.
- Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) on the "pivot."
- Parkinson's Law is the adage that work expands so as to fill the resources available.
- A great set of photos describing a guy's process for building his wife a time trials bike.
- Self replicating programs, and a method to create a zip file which contains infinite, recursive zip files.
- An essay on Darwin and Turing.
- A Dutch company is working on a method to 3D print lenses.
- A tour of the Advanced Circuits factory (link is weird; I proceeded anyway).
- University of Utah researchers found no relationship that individuals preferentially use their left-brain network or right-brain network more often.
- A crazy + really thought provoking piece on Star Trek, language, and logics.
- A strongly argued case that UberX drivers make significantly less than advertised.
- Ten days in Kenya using only MPesa.
- Jill Lepore's scathing review of the whole idea of "disruption" and Timothy Lee's very thoughtful response.
- Jace Cooke on pancakes.
- A digital method of confirming tuning frequency for a mechanically tuned radio.
- Bike share programs correlate with decreases in the total number of head injuries.
- The World's First DSLR, built in 1987 by Kodak under government contract.
- Some pretty awesome photos of NY subways in the '80s.
- The discouraging economics of a successful Kickstarter project.
Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.
- A Veblen good is a commodity whose demand is proportional to its price.
- In French, "pie charts" are called "camembert," for the cheese wheels they resemble.