It’s that time of year again. If you’re in the Bauman gift exchange, put your wishes and dreams* in the comments below. (*Wishes and dreams should cost somewhere between $30-40, so don’t dream big. Dream medium.)
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How the stimulus bill will help you, and how soon: What The Stimulus Bill Has For Everyday Americans
On the long list of things I don’t have time for, but am thoroughly interested in, is the emerging homebrew open source hardware from Bug Labs and Arduino. Bug Labs just announced new modules that have a projector, a music module with multiple audio inputs and outputs, as well as modules for Bluetooth, GSM and [...]
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Anyone who works in science should listen to this fantastic speech from Robert Krulwich on why scientists should be more like Galileo and less like Isaac Newton. Hard-won data is a powerful thing, but that same data narrated and illustrated and, ultimately, understood in the minds of the world has an impact that is much deeper.
This American Life did a great show called The Giant Pool of Money that gives a clear explanation of the series of events that led the economy to it’s current state. It’s a quick listen and will give you a grip on what’s going on.
Back in 2005, Netflix introduced a feature they themselves called the “marriage saver“. Well, evidently, Netflix has declared war on marriage since they have decided to remove the ability to have separate queues for each member of the household. This screenshot illustrates it well. On September 1st, they will delete all of your additional profiles. [...]