All The Napiers

All The Napiers

I have a set of Napier Bones and they are amazingly cool for teaching and putzing with math. What I did not know were the other devices Napier came up with for the task of doing maths. This one site gives you all you need to start your journey using Bones, Promptuary and Local Arithmetic. Dive in and enjoy.

"Napier Maths
This site is dedicated to the Mathematical Calculation Tools Developed by John Napier."
http://www.s-v-w.com/napiermaths/index.html


Be Your Own Best Fact Checker

Be Your Own Best Fact Checker

We are living on a ocean of bits. Using them rather than being used by them is key. Archive.org offers up the tools and the bits to help with that. 

by Katie Dahl. The experimental Trump Archive, which we launched in January, is a collection of President Donald Trump’s appearances on TV news shows, including interviews, speeches, and press conferences dating back to 2009. Now largely hand-curated, the Trump Archive is a prototype of the …

Kids In Handcuffs

Kids In Handcuffs

For a kid on the autism spectrum being hauled off from school in cuffs for autistic behaviors is not ever the right thing for school systems to do. I say this as a dad who has had to deal with the aftermath of this action. 

A joint project by the NBC News Investigative Unit and the NBC Owned Stations shows school discipline is tougher for blacks, kids with disabilities.

Resist Now And Then

Resist Now And Then

“Why do you allow these men who are in power to rob you step by step, openly and in secret, of one domain of your rights after another, until one day nothing, nothing at all will be left but a mechanised state system presided over by criminals and drunks? Is your spirit already so crushed by abuse that you forget it is your right – or rather, your moral duty – to eliminate this system?”— 3rd leaflet of the White Rose

With The Right Kind If Eyes…..

With The Right Kind If Eyes…..

"There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was right, that we were winning. . . .

And that, I think, was the handle—that sense of inevitable victory over the forces of Old and Evil. Not in any mean or military sense; we didn’t need that. Our energy would simply prevail. There was no point in fighting—on our side or theirs. We had all the momentum; we were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave. . . .

So now, less than five years later, you can go up on a steep hill in Las Vegas and look West, and with the right kind of eyes you can almost see the high-water mark—that place where the wave finally broke and rolled back."
Hunter S Thompson

Classic Book Radio

Classic Book Radio
An amazing use of the fm spectrum and internet streams…..all classic books all the time. Local low power FM on Columbus Mississippi and over the internet via an audio stream. Life is good.

We have a new radio station! Classic Book Radio FM 95.5. Our mission is to bring classic works of literature to the airwaves of Northeastern Mississippi. No rap music, no country western, no Rush Limbaugh, just people reading. Streaming is here! Try this URL –> WMFH-LP Streaming · Contact us for …

Action Now

Action Now
Cycles swing, so after a good long run of hackerdom running wild in the sunlight it seems darker times are at hand. Welcome to the 33rd gathering of the Chaos Communication Congress, a long running time and place to learn what you will need to thrive and survive. Here then is the opening address, from here you can go many places. If you can not catch the talks live they are posted here shortly after being done. https://www.youtube.com/user/CCCen/videos

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