Critical Section


Monday,  03/02/15  09:29 PM

illusionsIf you liked "the dress", you'll love these illusions.  Wild.

By the way, in case you're wondering, I'm in the white-and-gold camp.  Could not see blue-and-black at all.

Spacetech is Venture Capital's final frontier.  Or perhaps the next one. 

Should work out better than greentech, I think, as there will be actual money to be maid instead of just money to be extorted from governments...

the algorithmic seaJason Kottke links the algorithmic sea.  "Using just 185 lines of WebGL JavaScript code, you can get super-realistic ocean waves rendered right in any modern web browser at 60 frames/sec."  Wow!

Ben Parr: The top ten ways to capture attention.  Give people hot coffee is at the top of the list :)  Missing from the list: make a top ten list.

surreal optical illusionsSurreal optical illusion photos by Erik Johansson.  These are amazing.  Kind of Escher-ian and yet strangely familiar.  Definitely in the category of "just when you think you've seen it all, you realize, you haven't even".

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6Just a concept so far: The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6.  Terrible name but beautiful car.  Want!

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Correlation vs. Causality
The Tyranny of Email
Unnatural Selection
On Blame
Try, or Try Not
Books and Wine
Emergent Properties
God and Beauty
Moving Mount Fuji
The Nest
Rock 'n Roll
IQ and Populations
Are You a Bright?
Adding Value
The Joy of Craftsmanship
The Emperor's New Code
Toy Story
The Return of the King
Religion vs IQ
In the Wet
solving bongard problems
visiting Titan
unintelligent design
the nuclear option
estimating in meatspace
second gear
On the Persistence of Bad Design...
Texas chili cookoff
almost famous design and stochastic debugging
may I take your order?
universal healthcare
triple double
New Yorker covers
Death Rider! (da da dum)
how did I get here (Mt.Whitney)?
the Law of Significance
Holiday Inn
Daniel Jacoby's photographs
the first bird
Gödel Escher Bach: Birthday Cantatatata
Father's Day (in pictures)
your cat for my car
Jobsnotes of note
world population map
no joy in Baker
vote smart
exact nonsense
introducing eyesFinder
to space
where are the desktop apps?
still the first bird
electoral fail
progress ratches
2020 explained