in praise of http://www.theoringstore.com. If you wanted to start an e-commerce company in Idaho, what would you sell? O-rings sounds perfect. and my customer experience was just as it is supposed to be: Prompt, cheap, and even an extra goodie in the box!
On Caltrain. Announcer is confused about the direction the train is going. Mountain View is not right after Palo Alto going north. No correction! At least the tracks are a good enforcer of directions…
Find the pattern.
I really hate the word “monetize”. What happened to one human being providing something valuable to another who appreciates it?
Always liking the hummingbirds visiting my lemon tree. When I grew up in Germany, the hummingbird (“Kolibri”) was more of a mythical creature than something that could flutter mere meters from you on a tree you own. But then, the idea of owning a lemon tree in your own yard was rather inconceivable, too.
The future of education. Example: mechanical engineering. Spend the time once, every future engineer benefits. And learns a lot more than from a textbook. http://makezine.com/2015/04/20/understand-1700-mechanical-linkages-helpful-animations/
Nature: 1. Geeks: 0. The moment Australian eagle punches a drone out of the sky – video | World news | The Guardian.
The interesting thing about this @kapersky “false positive” story is of course that the report is very possibly a false positive itself! Instead of having a virus detection engine incorrectly flag a legitimate file as hostile, this report might very well flag a legitimate company as hostile! I wouldn’t expect the average journalist to realize…
Ok, @facebook, if you don’t let me update my “workplaces” the way I want, I simply delete them. Guess @linkedin stays in business.
“Lenovo Installed Software On Laptops That Persisted After Complete Wipes”: Now we know for sure that technique used widely. Ideas how to protect yourself? http://tech.slashdot.org/story/15/08/12/1427259/lenovo-installed-software-on-laptops-that-persisted-after-complete-wipes