Uber fakes data

5 hours ago

nelson : Uber fakes data - The locations of cars they show you in the app are misleading

Drone racing

10 hours ago

nelson : Drone racing - Crazy looking remote controlled flying

Burt Rutan SkiGull

18 hours ago

nelson : Burt Rutan SkiGull - Even though he's retired, Rutan still designing crazy aircraft

Road trip novel maps

18 hours ago

nelson : Road trip novel maps - Well illustrated stories from Great American Novels

Vegetable Fermentations

18 hours ago

nelson : Vegetable Fermentations - More science about pickling vegetables

Microbial lacto-fermentation

18 hours ago

nelson : Microbial lacto-fermentation - Most detailed explanation of the science I've seen. Not sure it is correct.

Kimchi Container

18 hours ago

nelson : Kimchi Container - Nicely designed plastic fermentation vessel

musl libc

18 hours ago

nelson : musl libc - Alternative libc implementation, correct and small and fast

Twitter frat party

18 hours ago

nelson : Twitter frat party - No, really, tech company team has a stupid themed party

Terry Tao profile

18 hours ago

nelson : Terry Tao profile - Nice portrait of one of the world's top mathematicians

Mike Tyson Bitcoin

18 hours ago

nelson : Mike Tyson Bitcoin - Bitcoin is beyond parody. Coming next: Bill Cosby Bitcoin

Miéville on Tolkien

18 hours ago

nelson : Miéville on Tolkien - A thoughtful Marxist critique by one fantastical writer of another

2005 talk on SOAP

18 hours ago

nelson : 2005 talk on SOAP - My war stories from the web services era; SOAP and WSDL in 2005

Mechanical typewriter bugs

18 hours ago

nelson : Mechanical typewriter bugs - Soviet 1970s spy technology

Undoing Google+

18 hours ago

nelson : Undoing Google+ - Google finally steps back from requiring Google+ accounts to use a bunch of Google products


18 hours ago

nelson : Meshtag - Something like a QR Code, but designed to be easily drawn as a graffiti tag

Against AI weapons

18 hours ago

nelson : Against AI weapons - "The key question for humanity today is whether to start a global AI arms race or to prevent it from starting"

Phad Paintings

18 hours ago

nelson : Phad Paintings - A traditional Indian storytelling painting / scroll. Rajasthani.

NYT on the legality of Sandra Bland's arrest

18 hours ago

Andy Baio : NYT on the legality of Sandra Bland's arrest - straightforward explanation of everything they screwed up

Boing Boing on Manyland, the pixel MMO

18 hours ago

Andy Baio : Boing Boing on Manyland, the pixel MMO - amazing to see how it's evolved, the timelapse is beautiful chaos


18 hours ago

Andy Baio : PICO-8 - "a fantasy console for making, sharing and playing tiny games and other computer programs"

The Verge's web sucks

18 hours ago

nelson : The Verge's web sucks - A nice rant against the proliferation of tracking Javascript that weighs down websites

Andy Baio : Les Orchard on the Verge's web tracking - 7MB of Javascript