P(11): Perrin number 11 is 22 (that’s for you, apotheon).
A belated Happy Birthday to Grace Hopper, who would have turned 100 last Saturday. As much as I take issue with her vision for COBOL (that computer languages should be patterned after English), I admire her accomplishments.
“Teach a man to fish” … or loan him the money to buy his gear.
I’ve never tried to work with colors via HSB (Hue, Saturation, Brightness), but perhaps I should. Thanks, Assaf.
Scott Berkun: Why smart people defend bad ideas (thanks, Doug). Besides why, Scott reveals even more about how. Similarly, your own internal dialogue can also get in your way.
Tilt, Shift, and Swing, a photoblog that uses my tag cloud widget for WordPress. Thanks, allan! Nice use of shadow on this one.
Shelley Batts expounds on the latest in UGC: SpermCube. Now that’s art: a one cubic meter wet spot. They need contributors! As Scott Simmons says in a comment:
More fun math: with typical ‘output’ of 3 to 5 cubic centimeters per ‘event’, they’ll need about 250,000 vials to fill that thing. They’re going to need a lot of volunteers, or else they’ll be kept pretty busy for quite a while …
Oh, but it’s a job you can be passionate about, Scott. Honey, can you give me hand?…
It’s beautiful, it’s familiar, and it’s WordPress. Tara Hunt has made the jump from Blogger to WordPress, with some help from Adam Bouskila. Looking good, miss rogue!
Firefox 3.0 in alpha (thanks, Kiltak) I think I’ll try this one out on Linux. Anyone else download it yet?
The problem with Moore’s Law is that it lacks an enforcement clause. Jeff Atwood gives us the real performance history data.
Doc puzzles over the “Oyez” in Wikia’s announcement.