Wolfram Language. The power! Sticky Light. Via Pete Mackenzie. Under the Hood: Building and open-sourcing flint. From Facebook. VideoCircuits, a great resource on video art and the joy of glitch.
Explaining Science to an eleven year old. FlameChallenge.org. A new game from Jonathan Blow – “The Witness“. Mmmm puzzles. “The Mongols fought the Crusaders and the Samurais AT THE SAME TIME” I love AskReddit. Two events that took place simultaneously. Via kottke. My first baby steps in R – a correlation matrix plot of my […]
Yummy analysis of the top 100,000 movies on IMDB. The man who made Catan. I remember playing Settlers on the Amiga – I’ve yet to experience the board game. sabotagetimes.com/life/5-more-of-historys-greatest-magic-tricks-explained Survive the Apocalypse for $137,000.
First geologic map of Ganymede made with Voyager data. A drone that can sail around the world. Why is North up? Only 20 years to go before Climate Change destroys the world.
“To make matters worse, the more successful an open source project, the more large companies want to co-opt the code base. I experienced this first-hand as CEO at XenSource, where every major software and hardware company leveraged our code base with nearly zero revenue coming back to us. We had made the product so easy […]
A new app from Radiohead. Polyfauna. Lua. I love the one page complete syntax description. Towards Go 1.3. Interesting to see how the hello world size has increased over development. Bloat is hard to deal with. NaCl looks very interesting. So many memories spurred by just a Restart prompt or two. OS/2! Workbench!
I have always loved pens. How about one that lasts forever? 10 things we forgot to monitor. I feel like these engines of computing are being tended in a similar ways to the great days of stream power in the 19th Century. Is it time to abstract a layer up? Perhaps it’s a historical sign […]
A game looking to “drone source” the entire planet. It’s not about coding, it’s about solving problems. “Like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, RocketHub and other crowdfunding sites to emerge in recent years, Experiment.com allows individuals to donate to projects and receive a gift in return. Unlike those sites, which include art, film, dance, technology and other categories, […]
A new program for art supported by Google. I wonder if openFrameworks can be deployed via Compute Engine? “The real artists of today will not find favour with us, or with our institutions, maybe not even in their own lifetime, because their work is not for us. It is for our great grandchildren. That said, […]
“… the DARPA Open Catalog … contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. DARPA sponsors fundamental and applied research in a variety of areas that may lead to experimental results and reusable technology designed to benefit multiple government domains. The DARPA Open Catalog organizes publicly releasable material from DARPA programs. DARPA has an open strategy […]