- The OS Doesn’t Matter…
Interesting take on why OS wars don’t really matter anymore, since basically everything except for Windows has moved in a Unix direction or will do so in the near future. Quote: “This is today’s OS. User experience. Development tools.”
- Why newspapers make you stupid
On media bias and why you will need more background information and context than newspapers generally provide.
- TryClojure – A Call To Action
TryClojure’s author is asking for help in keeping the project alive and kicking. Check out the related Google Group if you may be interested in helping out.
- The Fed’s $600 Billion Statement, Translated Into Plain English
The Fed latest statement in plain English. Created with this awesome tool by Slate, there should be more articles like this.
- Man in disguise boards international flight
This week’s hilarious contribution to the aviation security circus: an Asian male boards an Air Canada flight in Hong Kong disguised as an elderly Caucasian and asks for refugee protection upon arriving in Vancouver.
- What Is This Devops Thing, Anyway?
Now that the term “devops” is slowly becoming a bit more popular, it’s about time to find out what the hype is all about.
- The New War Between Science and Religion
Maybe even more dangerous in the long run than followers of “intelligent design”, the “accommodationists” are trying to fend off science by declaring certain aspects as off-limits to scientific scrutiny.
- Chatbot Wears Down Proponents of Anti-Science Nonsense
While I can partly understand the frustration that led to writing said bot, I don’t think that Twitter spamming people who obviously don’t care about rationale arguments is doing but worsen the divide between the religiously and the scientific minded.
- Fractals without a Computer!
This is clever and beautiful at the same time!
- The graffiti knitting epidemic
This makes me want to learn handycraft, anyone in? ;-)