Monday, October 7, 2013

Dapper: The Data Mapper

List of 43 free online programming/CS courses (MOOCs)

Tasty...

What different sorting algorithms sound like

For my final post on Reddit from the International Space Station, here is my (slightly-adjusted) cover of David Bowie's classic, Space Oddity.

How Canadians see other Canadians

White People Rich

Corner Gas is an enjoyable Canadian comedy. The whole series is available on YouTube.

Logos In Pure CSS

Eat your heart out, Kesha

Quantum gravity takes singularity out of black holes. Applying a quantum theory of gravity to black holes eliminates the baffling singularity at their core, leaving behind what looks like an entry point to another universe

We coulda BEEN the star wars

The World's Richest 8% Earn Half of All Planetary Income

The key difference between philosophy and religion

Well played, marketing.

Frequency of miracles. (source:Nirmukta)

Here's 100 self-portraits in the style of 100 different cartoons. How many can you recognize?

Github got 30% better performance using TCMalloc with MySQL

Paul Graham creates a loop in the database. Hacker News goes down for half a day.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

I am better than dirt

I made myself a simple AVR programming cable

Popular movies written as code

Screenshot Saturday 119 - WARNING Shooting screen is not advised.

A broken NES turned into a living room emulation machine with a Raspberry Pi. (x-post from r/Raspberry_Pi)

Microsoft has given up on Microsoft Security Essentials, now saying, "Its designed to 'always be on the bottom'”. — Time for a new malware scanner I guess

With the News of Capped City Sizes, I Propose a Solution/Compromise

Bitcoin Rebounds After Plunge on Silk Road Charges

Mozilla edges closer to replacing Flash with JavaScript

Atlas Humanoid Robot Walks on Rocky Terrain

Good Guy NES

My friend recently got a job with Google. This is where he worked today.