Unearthing some facts about Ankit Fadida
I could say a lot of things, but I shall not.
Joe Henrich, Steven Heine and Ara Norenzayan are shaking up psychology and economics with their view of how culture shapes human thought and behavior.
This is a really good read, aimed at debunking most research done in psychology and economics in the last few years.
The prevalence of celiac disease has soared in the United States. Breast-feeding infants, while introducing small amounts of gluten, may help protect against it.
This is a good read.
Have what it takes to be a Glass Explorer? Tell us what you would do if you had Glass #ifihadglass
The first bionic hand that allows an amputee to feel what they are touching will be transplanted later this year in a pioneering operation that could introduce a new generation of artificial limbs with sensory perception.
This is exciting.
Brief and Straightforward Guide: What Does 200 Calories Look Like?
Too. much. food.
As Electronic Arts got off the ground, Trip Hawkins hired three veterans from his time at Apple — Dave Evans, Pat Marriott, and Joe Ybarra — to become the first people with the job title of “producer” at EA. Their new careers began with a mock draft: Hawkins had them draw lots to determine the order...
This is a great tribute to a great game.
How do companies prepare for the worst? By exposing workers to lifelike crises.
This is a fun read.
I created AstLinux but I write and rant about a lot of other things here. Mostly rants about SIP and the other various technologies I deal with on a daily basis.
This is a pretty good read.
This is an interesting read as always.
William Langewiesche on the banked turn
"At the very heart of winged flight lies the banked turn, a procedure that by now seems so routine and familiar that airline passengers appreciate neither its elegance and mystery nor its dangerously delusive character. The author, a pilot, takes us up into the subject."
A great read from the Atlantic, as always.
Durex may have a solution for those who feel awkward buying condoms, and it's simple as ordering a pizza.
I have absolutely no words for this.
halwa - Single file static site generator written in Python
I wrote the code on my flight back to Karachi. Finally got the documentation done, so I put it up.
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One of the most under-rated gems in professional computer science is the Taulbee Survey put out every year by the Computing Research Association. It is a treasure trove of statistics, hard data and...
This is interesting.