- Crap Detection 101
The next time you want to help improve someone’s information literacy, point them to this article. It may even have some interesting links for more senior sceptics.
- Vanessa Hurst, Destroying the Female Programmer Stereotype
There should be more articles like this to close the gender gap in IT.
- Shades of Grey
Another text asking or a more differentiated discussion of the whole Wikileaks situation. I couldn’t agree more.
- Programming is not a craft
Since I’m a big fan of balanced opinions, here’s an interesting contribution to the software craftsmanship discussion, as well as an answer to that article.
- Inequality in Equalland
To stay with the topic of this issue here’s more food for though, this time on economic inequality.
- Your Random Numbers – Getting Started with Processing and Data Visualization
With so much data out there, why not start visualizing it yourself. Processing is a neat tool for that and this tutorial gives a first taste.
- THE ZIMBABWEAN Trillion Dollar
Awesome campaign by newspaper The Zimbabwean
- Man of Mistery
Interesting article on the success of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy”. Contains lots of spoilers, so don’t read this if you still want to read the books.
- The Mathematics Of Beauty
Entertaining post on the OkCupid blog about male messaging behavior in regard to women’s attractiveness.
- Why Physicians Don’t Cry
Former colleague and M.D. Lukas published this in his new online magazine MedCrunch.