The web is full of wonderful information. In fact there’s so much of it, it almost feels intimidating at times. I therefore plan to start a series of blog posts about articles/screencasts/lectures/etc. I enjoyed during the week (they may have been published at a totally different time though).
- The Philosophy of Punk Rock Mathematics
An interview with Tom Henderson, aka @mathpunk.
- Augmented Reality: The Nightmare Scenario
Short video by a Japanese architecture student about advertising in an augmented (hyper-)reality.
- The origins of abc
Where does our alphabet come from?
- Beyond City Limits
Is the age of nations over and are we entering the age of cities?
- Clojure 1.2 and Beyond
A presentation by @fogus about the newly released Clojure 1.2. Covers everything that’s important and has some wild speculation about the future too.
- Cauchy Curves
Drawing Cauchy curves with J.
- Digital copycats
People in Japan are starting to digitize their books.
- Hydrogen bombshell: Rewriting life’s history
Animals who don’t need oxygen for survival.
- An Implausibly Illustrated Introduction to HTML5 Web Workers
Exactly what the title promises.
- Urlaub ohne Ende
Netflix employees can take as many holidays as they want. Working models for the post-industrial age? (German)