Nelson Minar blogs at http://pinboard.in/u:nelson xml

Further Future

1 days ago

nelson : Further Future - Burning Man for the 1%

Chinese-American websites

1 days ago

nelson : Chinese-American websites - Parallel Internet for Chinese speakers in the US

Robert Burnham Jr

1 days ago

nelson : Robert Burnham Jr - Obit of a famous astronomer. "Burnham spent his last years mostly on a park bench in San Diego selling paintings of cats. He died in 1993 destitute and unnoticed" (quote from Sky & Telescope)

Badger Stewart

1 days ago

nelson : Badger Stewart - Astonishing, well written story about a young man whose father injected him with HIV

Null Island in LOC

2 days ago

nelson : Null Island in LOC - Library of Congress heralds the geographer's favorite tropical vacation spot

FISA rejects 0 warrants

2 days ago

nelson : FISA rejects 0 warrants - The secret court overseeing the FBI's spying is a joke

Sugar cutters

2 days ago

nelson : Sugar cutters - Tools for using traditional hard sugar lumps

What Happened to Google Maps?

2 days ago

nelson : What Happened to Google Maps? - Detailed breakdown of levels of detail

Rethinking PID 1

3 days ago

nelson : Rethinking PID 1 - Early writing about the motivation for systemd

systemd myths

3 days ago

nelson : systemd myths - A technical defense written in the middle of controversy

TED CRUZ BATHROOM PANIC

3 days ago

nelson : TED CRUZ BATHROOM PANIC - Going back to the hateful Republican playbook

CDNs aren't just for caching

3 days ago

nelson : CDNs aren't just for caching - Introduction to reasons CDNs improve web serving

Google sheep view

4 days ago

nelson : Google sheep view - 🐑

MENACE 2

4 days ago

nelson : MENACE 2 - A nifty machine learning art piece

Pentagon on Hospital attack

4 days ago

nelson : Pentagon on Hospital attack - Some acceptance of mistakes, but no criminal charges

Zero Hedge explodes

4 days ago

nelson : Zero Hedge explodes - Anonymous writers for a crank financial site have a fight, go public

Spacecraft software error

4 days ago

nelson : Spacecraft software error - Heartbreaking cascading failures in control systems of Hitomi

Burundi concerns

5 days ago

nelson : Burundi concerns - Reminders of the leadup to the Rwanda genocide

Machine Learning Curriculum

5 days ago

nelson : Machine Learning Curriculum - Old friend of mine from Google is working on learning machine learning; curriculum and notes

Elon Musk financing

6 days ago

nelson : Elon Musk financing - Eyebrow raising strategy of borrowing against one of his companies to fund the others

US tornado probabilities

6 days ago

nelson : US tornado probabilities - Nice animation of tornado risk during the year

Apple abusing MacOS

7 days ago

nelson : Apple abusing MacOS - When Microsoft did this self promotion crap there was anti-trust actions

Microsculpture

7 days ago

nelson : Microsculpture - Ultra-macro insect photography. /cc @celesteramsay

Elizabeth 2016

8 days ago

nelson : Elizabeth 2016 - Make America Great Britain Again

More Vinod Khosla ugliness

8 days ago

nelson : More Vinod Khosla ugliness - Famous venture capital investor acts like a jerk for coastal access

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