A thread titled “Biggest History Mindfucks” showed up on reddit yesterday, and as promised it was full of interesting and insightful facts. Here’s a short selection of my favourites: [Your] genome has been twisting and folding, recombining and mutating in a continuous string of organisms traceable back to an original replicator molecule. If [you] don’t find someone to...
Imagine you’re tasked with building a computer controlled gun that can...– It always surprises me how few programmers realize that fast iteration is the key to getting a project started. Not only do you avoid burnout by seeing visible progress and you avoid premature optimization pitfalls. It also allows you to reach a point where you can start reacting to feedback much...
Hot Dog - Led Zeppelin
Come on guys, joke's over
Nothing drains one’s personal confidence faster than sitting in a packed metro next to an empty spot.
A wave function walks into a bar and promptly collapses. He screams at the...– Related.
Way too much coffee and a bitchin' drum and bass...
Make for a productive day. Without including the JS library, it roughly clocks up to 12 files changed with 416 additions and 51 deletions. (Although, to be honest, a non trivial amount of this code was written on the way to London a few weeks ago.) For the record (hah!), the bitchin’ dnb soundtrack is composed mostly of this, this, and this.
Both of us are enthusiastic about BNSF’s future because railroads have major...– Warren Buffet in his 2010 letter to shareholders. If you don’t know who this living legend is, I suggest you read his complete wikipedia page.