Draw five dots anywhere on an orange with a white board marker. There is a way to cut the orange exactly in half so that at least four of the dots are visible on one side. Can you figure out how? Solution in this video.
Welcome to the se-duck-tive world of duck collecting.
I propose “would you rather use this API or have a poke in the eye” as the new selection criteria for 3rd party projects. Here is what passes my poke in the eye test.
Its kinda captivating, an image that uses only one of every colour possible on your computer. It makes for an odd desktop background on a 4K screen.
Recently I had to make a series of circuit boards using Eagle Cad.
I spent a lot of time calculating track widths to make sure my circuit board could handle the current I was using.
Then I had to do more calculations for font ratios. so that that all lines were wide enough to work with the silk screening process.
Sick of this; I quickly used matlab to create a few charts so I could look up the answers quickly.
I thought I would share these charts and the matlab scripts, hope they are useful.
“Antibiotics are over prescribed by doctors and that’s creating super-bugs that will kill us all”.
I know many of my friends will hate me for this, but I’m calling bullshit.
Here is the story of how I recently changed my stance on the issue.
I was asked how I would make assignments more relevant to industry, my response was not what they expected.
A list of what people are really saying when they sign of an e-mail.
There is a significant archaeological artefact, the Cascajal Block, that remains an untranslated mystery.
A quite plausible purpose (and most of the translation) of the Cascajal Block jumped out at me strait away. Here is my translation, that even accounts for the infamous cootie glyph and non standard writing directions.