Understanding git, the truth behind the Harlem Shake, the ratio of Seed to Leech and Bitcoin Mining as an Environmental Disaster

@pornelski 25/03/2013 14:10 “They say git gets easier once you get the basic idea that branches are homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space.”

What a lovely description for Git! It also led me down a rabbit hole of definitions.

@memotv 29/03/2013 16:11Truth behind the harlem shake, an internet meme created by marketers. bit.ly/14BxDwa

Memo tweeted recently about the truth behind the Harlem Shake.

I was recently thinking about a quality metric for BitTorrent – do people use the ratio of Seeders to Leechers already? Surely a high Seed and low Leech is best of all.

Finally, Bloomberg with the news that mining for virtual gold in the form of Bitcoin is just as bad as mining for gold in the real world.

 

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