March 14, 2008  1:40 PM

Happy Pi Day!



Posted by: GuyPardon
culture, education, event, fun, GeoRSS, history, humor, learning, math

Yes, today is March 14, 2008, abbreviated as 3.14. Mathematicians everywhere celebrate today as Pi Day. You can join the fun over at PiDay.org.


March 11, 2008  9:35 AM

Video: Ted Nelson, hypertext and the Web



Posted by: GuyPardon
business, code, collaboration, commentary, communications, conversation, cool, design, Development, forum, free, fundamentals, history, HTML, Internet, invention, learning, media, operating systems, programming, public domain, science, software development, Technology, tool, video, YouTube

In this Google TechTalk, Ted Nelson discusses implementing the original hypertext concept and how transclusion should be used now to fulfill its original...


February 8, 2008  2:31 PM

Keeping time, from sticks in the ground to Stonehenge to the atomic clock



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
history, information, interesting, science, Technology, time, Uncategorized

I was thinking about time today. Just the usual stuff: how to have more of it, why must it be so ... precise. This all seemed to stem from looking at our definition of atomic clock, as I browsed the database for...


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