Boundary Layer

The best way to find a line is to cross it

Monday, July 24, 2006

Click here

Click survey. (via Metafilter)

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Steely Dan vs Owen Wilson

An open letter to Luke Wilson from Steely Dan. But why did they have to make it an image? (via Metafilter)

Thursday, July 20, 2006


Another way to turn sunlight into usable power. (via World Changing)
During a stint in the Peace Corps in Lesotho in southern Africa, Matthew Orosz, an MIT graduate student advised by Harold Hemond, professor of civil and environmental engineering, learned that reflective parabolic troughs can bake bread. Now he plans to use these same contraptions to bring power to parts of Africa baked in sun but starved for electricity. His solar generators, cobbled together from auto parts and plumbing supplies, can easily be built in a backyard.

Friday, July 14, 2006

If we waited we wouldn't have invaded

Excellent Colbert interview of Ron Suskind. (via Robotwisdom)

Friday, July 07, 2006

Random thoughts

Embedded flash music players are great but I've lost track of the number of times I've accidently navigated away from the page and interrupted the stream.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Mind the gap

Hans Rosling of the non profit group Gapminder presents data in an innovative and effective way. He gave an talk at the TED conference that is online. It's interesting how much is revealed and how much is concealed by these animations. (via Nussbaum on Design)