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Locations of Ancient Woolworths Stores follow Precise Geometrical Pattern

18/01/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Locations of Ancient Woolworths Stores follow Precise Geometrical Pattern - Locations of Ancient Woolworths Stores follow Precise Geometrical Pattern. Excellent send-up of shoddy science reporting.

Eric Meyer : Did aliens play a role in Woolworths? - I think the answer is clear to any who have the courage to see it.

View-Source Is Good? Discuss.

13/01/2010 @ 23:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : View-Source Is Good? Discuss. - I say yes.

Let's Talk About Faith

12/01/2010 @ 23:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Let's Talk About Faith - I may not entirely agree that it's the MOST important debate there is—it depends on which exact debate he's talking about—but it's undeniably important.

AirTran 297- Anatomy of an Urban Legend

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : AirTran 297- Anatomy of an Urban Legend - I'm linking this for two reasons: as an example of good corporate communication; and so I can find it when I get the inevitable forwarded mail.

Dear God, please confirm what I already believe

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Dear God, please confirm what I already believe - Filed under "Science uses an fMRI to confirm what seems really obvious to just about anyone who cares to look".

Twitter Avatars - a set on Flickr

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Twitter Avatars - a set on Flickr - These should be famous immediately. Biz, make that happen, willya?

Eric Meyer - A More Tangled Web

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Eric Meyer - A More Tangled Web - If yesterday's 25 minutes about my past wasn't enough, here's an hour of me presenting at Build Conference about the future of the web.

Why James Chartrand Wears Women's Underpants

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Why James Chartrand Wears Women's Underpants - I have no commentary. Too much rage and disgust.

Antikythera mechanism working model

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Antikythera mechanism working model - Yeah, we can build iPhones and all, but this? This is pure genius.

Microsoft China rips off Asia's No. 1 Microblogging Service

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Microsoft China rips off Asia's No. 1 Microblogging Service - Let me guess: this will all be blamed on a subcontractor. (Update: yes, but MS says they take full responsibility.)

Christmas Tree Rocketry: The Art and Science of Holiday Recycling

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Christmas Tree Rocketry: The Art and Science of Holiday Recycling - Stand by—we're counting down to SCIENCE!

Golden Girls face paint art Video

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Golden Girls face paint art Video - Fascinating. The soundtrack choice doubly so.

The Third & The Seventh

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Third & The Seventh - The fact that it's almost entirely computer-generated is impressive, but the basic truth is that it's just flat-out stunningly beautiful, and on multiple levels.

For The Record

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : For The Record - If I counted correctly, the score is 25-7.

And we shall call this "Moff's Law"

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : And we shall call this "Moff's Law" - So let it be written. So let it be done.

U.S. gave up billions in tax money in deal for Citigroup's bailout repayment

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : U.S. gave up billions in tax money in deal for Citigroup's bailout repayment - I've said it before, and I'll say it again: these are the times that make men Socialists.

Sand Castle Explosions Backwards v.1

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Sand Castle Explosions Backwards v.1 - Exactly what the title says, and it's pretty much just as cool as you would expect.

Microsoft Statement Regarding MSN China Joint Venture's Juku Feature

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Microsoft Statement Regarding MSN China Joint Venture's Juku Feature - Though they did indeed blame a subcontractor, "...we assume responsibility for this situation." Good for them. Exactly the right thing to say.

Fractal Wrongness

12/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Fractal Wrongness - This needs to go to everyone that stood in James' way before he became James (see previous link).

The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time « Whatever

28/12/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time « Whatever

Eric Meyer : The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time - Now going on five years old, and a total classic for every one of those years as well as all the years yet to be.

Google Maps India evolves driving directions to use local landmarks

18/12/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Maps India evolves driving directions to use local landmarks - street names are often unknown, so they just describe what you'll pass by

Eric Meyer : Go thataway: Google Maps India learns to navigate like a local - Awesome. Now please do this everywhere else.

Matter of life, death - St. Petersburg Times

11/12/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Matter of life, death - St. Petersburg Times - """I am scheduled to begin dying on Feb. 1, 2010."""

Eric Meyer : Matter of life, death - Oh, look, rationing of care and death panels are already in effect! Now how did THAT happen?

Interview with John Marcotte, Author of the 2010 California Protection of Marriage Act

10/09/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Interview with John Marcotte, Author of the 2010 California Protection of Marriage Act - Thank God someone is finally taking a principled stand on the protection of marriage.

Fujitsu care deeply about the layout of their code

9/09/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Fujitsu care deeply about the layout of their code - That source code isn't the "House of Leaves" of HTML, it's "The Da Vinci Code".

Bulletproof @font-face syntax

5/09/2009 @ 00:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Bulletproof @font-face syntax - Bulletproof @font-face syntax. Bear in mind we'll likely see numerous presentations of @font-face syntax in the coming months, but the exploration and thinking here looks solid.

Eric Meyer : Bulletproof @font-face syntax - Really worth a read even if you're not planning to use custom fonts any time soon.

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