Monthly Archive: February, 2009

Marked for Ingestion: Physics and Malthus

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Links for the moment: Note to self: read Physics for Future Presidents, by Richard Muller. There exists a documentary about Hugh Everett, Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives, instigator of the theory of sci-fi staple… Continue reading

1 billion pushups: the slackening

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So, as I secretly expected, I fell down the stairs with regard to my resolution to complete the 100 pushups program… again. The third time. My last set was February 12th, and it… Continue reading

Horrible Idea: fancy-pants Periodic Table from old Scrabble Sets

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A few weeks ago, I was listening to a RadioLab podcast, and among the segments was a somewhat eccentric scientist who had a cabinet that he was slowly filling with every element on… Continue reading

Freeware: ManicTime micromanages your day

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It looks like a file defragmenter, but really it’s a way to see how very fragmented your day is. ManicTime is a fat, but free .NET app that snoops on all your window… Continue reading

1 billion pushups progress: week 1 complete, week 2 in progress

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I’m voluntarily pursuing the hundredpushups.com program over six weeks and blogging about it so I don’t crap out. So far I’ve completed week 1, and started week 2: Week 2 is getting trying… Continue reading