A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl’s Birthday)

April 17, 2015
A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl’s Birthday)

A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl's Birthday) 

Simon Pampena gives his take on THAT viral math problem from Singapore. EXTRA FOOTAGE for this video

Separation of Superstition and State

April 16, 2015
Separation of Superstition and State

Separation of Superstition and State

Aside from the obvious problems with Tennessee's move….which Christian bible? KJ, AKJ, CEB, CEV, GW, GNB, NIRV, LITV, MSG…
How are they squaring US law and Lev.20:13 and 1 Timothy 2:11-12 ?
It is nice when a whole state makes it clear they are wanting to move towards theocracy, makes it easier to spot the trouble spots.

Republican state lawmaker Jerry Sexton, a former pastor, says he doesn’t understand the criticism. He says the Bible is found in countless homes across the state.

Massimos

April 16, 2015
Massimos

Massimos
It would be great if they moved from the Arduino name to reflect the break and call them Massimos or LitigationFees…would make my purchasing choices that much easier.

Graffiti Reborn

April 15, 2015
Graffiti Reborn

Graffiti Reborn

Yep, I am back at scribbling on the bottom portion of my device. Progress.

Google Handwriting Input allows you to handwrite text on your phone or tabl…

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

April 15, 2015
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson has made the first 26 pages of his upcoming book, Seveneves, available on his website. About the book:

A catast

Cheryls Birthday Problem – It depends on your point of view

April 15, 2015
Cheryls Birthday Problem – It depends on your point of view

Cheryl’s Birthday problem was a question in a recent Singapore Maths Olympiad. Here is the problem:

#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz…

April 14, 2015
#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz…

#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz

It’s been one year since Islamist extremists abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls from their dormitory in northeastern Nigeria. Some managed to escape, but 219 remain missing.

Seven Million Plus  Spoiler Alerts

April 13, 2015

Seven Million Plus  Spoiler Alerts

Last years avg bittorrenting of the Game of Thrones episodes was about 7 million per. Last year we also saw various Spoilerphobic  pleas  against those that get ahead of the count. Well for the next 4 weeks Game of Thrones  viewers will be in an interesting position.  

Bodywear With A Purpose

April 12, 2015
Bodywear With A Purpose

Bodywear With A Purpose

DIY glucose monitor without the vampire vector. Yes please.

Using near infrared selected wavelength, low-noise electronics and light absorption as work principle, a compact, painless glucose meter will be developed (I expect!).
The design will be totally open source and I will try to do this keeping the costs low, to reach everone that needs daily glucose monitoring.

Efficiency in Distribution

April 12, 2015
Efficiency in Distribution

Efficiency in Distribution



Indira Varma, left, and Deobia Opaeri in “Game of Thrones.”Credit Macall B. Polay/HBO

Lower Ground

April 12, 2015
Lower Ground

Lower Ground

" Leading law firms are willing to represent tobacco companies accused of lying about their deadly products, factories that spew pollution, and corporations said to be complicit in torture and murder abroad. But standing up for traditional marriage has turned out to be too much for the elite bar."

The arguments against same-sex marriage to be presented at the Supreme Court have been left to members of lower-profile firms.

Betrayal at the House on the Hill

April 11, 2015
Betrayal at the House on the Hill

Betrayal at the House on the Hill

#tabletopday at #AdventureersQuarter 

Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so …

April 10, 2015
Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so …

Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so heck, more fun with less wear on the old beasties. 

Canary In The Coal Mine

April 10, 2015
Canary In The Coal Mine

Canary In The Coal Mine

" Every surveillance test case in recent history, from beepers to cell phones to GPS tracking to drones—and now the feds’ attempts to puncture the bubble of cryptographic anonymity around Dark Web sites like the Silk Road—began with a narcotics investigation"

The early targets that have signaled shifts in America’s domestic surveillance techniques weren’t activists and political dissidents, or terrorists. They’ve been drug dealers.

RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl

April 9, 2015
RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl

RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl

Why do we assume govs are the only ones who should have these? Where are the NRA fanatics on the right to arm ourselves with items beyond the tech of 100+ years ago?
" Police say the drones will be more effective than batons in tackling "unruly mobs""


Police in the Indian city of Lucknow plan to use drones armed with pepper spray to control unruly crowds.

Conversion of Gays in Colorado

April 9, 2015
Conversion of Gays in Colorado

Conversion of Gays in Colorado

I will give you 2 guesses to name the group that as a problem with not forcing gays to be converted….
" Gay-conversion therapy has been rejected by mainstream psychological associations. But some fear that making such therapy illegal treads on religious freedom."

A bill to ban gay-conversion therapy for kids has been rejected by Republicans that control the state Senate.

House Of Curs

April 9, 2015
House Of Curs

House Of Curs

Sounds like some one in the RNC has an Underwood complex. Note Bene…a whisper campaign with the whiff of jewishness as the taint….gota love that…gota.oi

Two prominent Republicans in Missouri committed suicide within weeks of each other. Both men were openly upset about political attacks early in the state’s primary.

Cardboard Crafting

April 9, 2015
Cardboard Crafting

Cardboard Crafting

I love this guys work. His videos are spot on and I always learn a little something from them.  A book by him will be a welcome addition to our library. 

Hello everyone! My name is Luanga Lue Nuwame and on You Tube I am known as the Homemade Game Guru – You Tube’s madman of cardboard crafts and inventions! As demonstrated on my You Tube channel, I am incredibly passionate about showing people how to be creative through recycling, upcycling, innova…

More Science Left On The Pile

April 3, 2015
More Science Left On The Pile

More Science Left On The Pile

“As long as you keep injecting wastewater along that fault zone, according to my calculations, you’re going to continue to have earthquakes,” said Arthur F. McGarr, the chief of the induced seismicity project at the federal Earthquake Science Center in Menlo Park, Calif., who has researched the Prague quakes. “I’d be a little worried if I lived there. In fact, I’d be very worried.”


Many in the industry believe the earthquakes are a natural phenomenon, but many scientists disagree.

Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board

April 3, 2015
Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board

Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board

Good news for thebuse of TrueCrypt.

TrueCrypt Security Audit Completed. The security audit of the TrueCrypt code has been completed (see here for the first phase of the audit), and the results are good. Some issues were found, but nothing major. From Matthew Green, who is leading the project: The TL;DR is that based on this audit, …

*USsr…Routing Around “The State’s” Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again …

April 2, 2015
*USsr…Routing Around “The State’s” Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again …

*USsr…Routing Around "The State's" Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again *

When faced with intense government surveillance and censorship, these people got incredibly creative to stay in touch with loved ones.

Wallmartocracy

April 2, 2015
Wallmartocracy

Wallmartocracy
Not because of ethics or the people or illegality….but because Wallmart. 

Critics say the bill, like another recently passed in Indiana, will make it easier to discriminate against gays and lesbians. The bill has generated strong opposition from the business community.

E For Essay

March 31, 2015
E For Essay

E For Essay

F for Fake (1973) – How to Structure a Video Essay: https://youtu.be/1GXv2C7vwX0

If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 master