A description of a Victorian journey into Africa and the huge amount of resources required.
Interesting article about the place of patronage, bribery, etc in non-“Western” countries and why simply trying to circumvent it, or stamp it out, isn’t a good route to reform.
Occasionally useful thread from 2009 about CSS3 transitions, hardware acceleration, etc on iPhones
MetaOptimize Q+A - machine learning, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, text analysis, information retrieval, search, data mining, statistical modeling, and data visualization
Stack Overflow-style site for data geeks. Fascinating, if mostly over my head. (via @neb)
“A volumetric rendering of military airspace in East Germany during the 1980s, as imaged in Google Earth.” Mapping historical, invisible, 3D spaces. Must be good.
On a Victorian exploration into Africa which required more than 2000 people.
Browser Testing For Fun And Profit. Well, fun. Well... but nearly there!
@shiftrunstop Thought you might like these young chaps: http://bit.ly/apaOmg
I wish my mood wasn't so closely tied to how poorly my coding is going.
Sat alone in a chilly cinema while Mötley Crüe is played in quite loud. Not sure it's the intro Woody Allen had in mind.
@green_knight It's the Gutenberg version of the 1893 Wheatley edition of the diary: http://www.pepysdiary.com/about/text/
Coming to terms with the fact that after finishing that project I *might* never have to work with Facebook Connect again. May throw a party.
@antimega I am now tempted to stake them out with a portable high-fidelity audio device to surprise and amuse commuters.
Just seen my first countdown traffic lights. Nice. Very, very bright.