Subtlety is not one of my strengths

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Tuesday, August 21 2018

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PhotoMosaic

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Once upon a time, I bookmarked this photomosaic software.  It was exciting  (You know what a photomosaic is, right?)

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Mechanics playground

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This website is a lot of fun.  You can draw objects, and they behave as though there is gravity (and some degree of friction.)

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I'm late, but some of you may not have seen this.

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Like many of you, we bought a Wii a few years ago.  And it still holds up, largely due to its innovative (if not all that complex) input system.

 

Johnny Chung Lee thought he could make even more use out of it.  He uses the exising Wii system to develop new interfaces using your hands to draw, etc.  Just don't get "Gorilla Arm".

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Amost like it was invented for Small.to

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Oh, there's a lot of snark in the Interenet, and especially on Small.to.  But, since the advent of XML (and, somwwhat, since HTML), folks have been obsessed with categorizing, measuring, and adequately characterizing.

 

To that end, Robert W. Anderson proposes HyperText Snarkup Language (HTSL).

 

Wish I'd thought of it, first.

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On race

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My wife is a dark-skinned Filipina.  I'm a mutt-mix of European descent, and am very, very white.  Our son turned out in between (closer to my wife's coloring than to mine, but then he takes more after her, physically), as we'd expected.

But could he have turned out darker than her, or lighter than me?

Turns out the answer is (a very unlikely) yes.  In fact, a couple in England has had Black and White twins.

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If a vanity URL on FB is not enough for you

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You can make this "Google hits vanity ring".

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It's not ectoplasmic residue, but it'l do...

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You've probably made ooblick (cornstarch and water) before.

And someone's probably told you it was "slime".  It's not

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Bittorrent

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"David, what is Bittorent?"

"How does it work?"

"What can I do with it?"

I give up.  Lifehacker has your answers.

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Well, that's backwards

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PT-141 is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

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How far did you walk?

Sci & TechYou could measure it with a Garmin Forerunner, if you have one.
Or you could use the Google maps pedometer.