Good ideas are common - what’s uncommon are people who’ll work hard enough to...– Ashleigh Brilliant (via affremblequotes) (via kortina) (via brit) (via factoryjoe)
Hacker space design patterns →
PDF of hacker space design patterns presentation. Some really great advices in there, which applies equally well to biological/electrical/whatever hacker spaces. Worth taking a look if you’re interested in this sort of stuff.
A Japanese Take On The US Economy
fred-wilson: A term you may or may not already know but seems to fit your perspective on why and how the US may survive this crisis is Sokojikara. It is a term of Japanese origin that defines American resiliency as having three pillars: massive immigration, an open economy, and vast natural resources. It came out writings about how the US was able to beat the Japanese after WWII and why Japanese...
h+ spring issue is out →
m1k3y: h+ spring issue is out. I just had a quick flick through and it’s full of goodness. Check it out!
QRCodes that do moar →
m1k3y: As regular readers know, we’re pretty into QRCodes on Grinding. From dating sites, to carpets to graffiti pirate radio stations to.. just about everything. I thought by now we’d have documented…
Example organisation of a bioinformatics experiment
The stars in the sky →
professionalwidow: Google Sky, (via huliwuxian) (via ferrydust) When I was younger, my ambition is to become an astronomer/astronaut. There’s something really beautiful about working with the ultimate masterpiece.
First diy-bio nyc meeting →
My blog post on the first diy-bio NYC meeting. Yes. I was there. And yes. It was cool beyond words.
La Entrada Project - Wall1
So an E-flat, a G-flat, and a B-flat walk into a...
twink: onemoretimewithfeeling: indieandyy: and the bartender says: “sorry, we don’t serve minors” BOOM. ROASTED (via monsterxero)
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the...– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (via reluctantbuddha) (via quote-book) (via singlescoop)
Nicolas Bourbaki →
It’s a collective pseudonym under which bunch of French mathematicians work to advance certain set of mathematical method… Beginning in 1935. There’s a mathematics book on amazon by this ghost mathematician full of profanities and penis-shaped cover. I wonder if there’s anything similar on the net, maintained by scientists.
Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in...– Zinsser (via digitalyn) So true.
I feel twitterers around me, r there any twitterers in 5 n diner wit me, say...– A foot and a half: Finally, A Use for Twitter (via fred-wilson)
Media-Morphosis: How the Internet Will Devour,... →
emonk: Interesting piece by Doctorow. However I cannot avoid thinking his “where do we go from here” strategies are short-changed at best. Looking at a future where intellectual property becomes worthless and manual labor and services become automated and robotized - shouldn’t we rather think about a means of living and creating other than our current “selling and buying shit”?
future disorder →
m1k3y: Found on tumblr without attribution..
Annals of Medicine: The Checklist: Reporting &... →
Cocktails and robots at roboexotica festival in Vienna. God I wish I were there. -via boingboing
“Moreover, the number of hyperlinks in the World Wide Web is approaching that of synapses in the human brain.” I heard this sometime in 2008. So barring any unforseen disaster the number of hyperlinks in the WWW will go over the number of synapses in human brain this year. Can’t really remember where I heard this though.
FRONTLINE: inside the meltdown: watch the full... →
Android Meets E Ink