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Information Overload 2011-05-22
Understanding the Fourier transform by Stuart Riffle You know I’m a big fan of good (math) explanations and this is no exception. I really like the color coded formula!
The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck Some good advice in there, but like with most things in life, the right balance is the key.
You can increase your intelligence: 5 ways to maximize your cognitive potential Interesting article in the Scientific American. Funny tidbit: I regularly observe all the described behaviors in the hacker community, seems we are doing well in this regard.
On TermKit While I’m not sure I’d use this, it’s interesting to see the Unix terminal re-imagined.
The People vs. Goldman Sachs To get an idea what this is about, here’s a quote from the article: “This is America: Corporate stealing is practically the national pastime, and Goldman Sachs is far from the only company to get away with doing it”.
How Food Explains the World I really like this Foreign Policy article on food, a topic we should really tackle on a global scale.
First ‘habitable’ exoplanet confirmed Don’t pack your bags just yet, but this is still cool.
Ein Job zum Davonlaufen Police officer, a job to run away from? (in German)
Life is a cosmic giggle on the breath of the universe Wow, once again real life is much more screwed up than TV. If you think Breaking Bad is hardcore, read this article/interview.
NASA Announces Results Of Epic Space-Time Experiment 47 years in the making, this experiment proves the existence of a space-time vortex around Earth.