- Haskell’s Niche: Hard Problems
Doing more Haskell was on my todo list for 2011, but so far I’ve failed rather miserably. Oh well, at least I’m reading about it…
- Beyond Rules
Nice post with a free download of the ebook “Beyond Rules: A Dilettante’s Guide to Personal Sovereignty, Space Travel, and Lots of Ice Cream”.
- The Tau Manifesto
The math fans among my readers should like this one (and the accompanying Half Tau Day), I certainly did!
- Was haben wir aus unserer Welt gemacht?
Austrian journalist Robert Misik comments on the current nuclear energy safety discussion (in German).
- Antarctica, 1961: A Soviet Surgeon Has to Remove His Own Appendix
The Chuck Norris of surgery.
- Partitioning my digital life into security domains
Well—known security researcher Joanna Rutkowska describes how she partitions her digital life into separate domains with Qubes OS. A very interesting approach and I’m curious to see Beta 1 of the OS.
- Cosmonaut Crashed Into Earth ‘Crying In Rage’
The man who died to save his friend Yuri Gagarin.
- Facebook: Online-Proteste ohne Offline-Effekt
Good article on “Slacktivism” (in German).
- Chomsky on ‘Intellectual Property’
Interview with Noam Chomsky about intellectual property. This is a bit older, but still a good read.
- Nerds, we need to have a talk
Good rant about an attitude problem in nerd culture.