Chris Aldrich

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To AMP, or Not To AMP, That is the Question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the Mind to Bookmarklet

“Hi. My name is Chris and I’m a web browser bookmarklet junkie.”<p>Accelerated Mobile Pages<p>I’ve been following most of the (Google) Accelerated Mobile …

Web Development

Reading The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires by Tim Wu

 Read Loc 1-261 of 6508 of <i>The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires</i> by Tim Wu<p>So you think that you control what you read, watch, …

Signal Processing

SoundCloud Downloader

SoundCloud Downloader is a simple online tool for downloading any music tracks from SoundCloud. It's free and very easy to use and you get high …

SoundCloud

Sacha Baron Cohen interview on WTF with Marc Maron

You know Borat. You know Bruno. You know Ali G. But you probably don’t know much about Sacha Baron Cohen. The man himself sits down with Marc in the …

Criminal, episode 60: Finding Sarah and Philip (2/3/17)

In 2005, Teri Knight drove 650 miles on midwestern roads through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, pleading with the public to help her do what law …

Criminal, Episode 61: Vanish (2/17/17)

People have faked death to escape criminal convictions, debts, and their spouses. In 2007, a man named Amir Vehabovic faked his death just to see who …

Crime

Photo gallery from my visit to Clifton's Cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles

California’s lone survivor from the Golden Age of Cafeterias once again redefines the dining experience. Enter our “Cabinet of Curiosities” and …

First time At Clinton’s Cafeteria

Author: Chris Aldrich<p>I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal …

Signal Processing

Punch buggy!

Author: Chris Aldrich<p>I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal …

Signal Processing

Industrial strength craft beer | Eat This Podcast

Industrial strength craft beer by Jeremy Cherfas <i>(Eat This Podcast)</i><p>Italy, land of fabled wines, has seen an astonishing craft beer renaissance. Or …

Beer

A computer learns about ingredients and recipes | Eat This Podcast

A computer learns about ingredients and recipes by Jeremy Cherfas <i>(Eat This Podcast)</i><p>Perhaps you've heard about IBM's giant Watson computer, which …

Recipes

How much does a nutritious diet cost?

How much does a nutritious diet cost? by Jeremy Cherfas <i>(Eat This Podcast)</i><p>You can eat a perfectly nutritious diet for a lot less money than the US …

Diets

The Holcroft Covenant (Universal Pictures, 1985)

The Holcroft Covenant <i>(Universal Pictures, 1985)</i><p>The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds.<p>Directed …

Movies

 Confessions of the Pricing Man: How Price Affects Everything by Hermann Simon

Confessions of the Pricing Man: How Price Affects Everything by Hermann Simon <i>(Springer, 2015)</i><p>The world’s foremost expert on pricing strategy shows …

Prices

Truck Fire on 2 Freeway South Bound on Right Shoulder

Author: Chris Aldrich<p>I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal …

Highways

I love Eat This Podcast

Many who follow my blog recently will know that I’ve been binge listening to Jeremy Cherfas‘ wonderful podcast series: <i>Eat This Podcast</i>.<p>I’m now so …

Podcasting

Early agriculture in eastern North America

Early agriculture in eastern North America by Jeremy Cherfas <i>(Eat This Podcast)</i><p>The Fertile Crescent, the Yangtze basin, Meso America, South America: …

Agriculture

Sugar and salt: Industrial is best

Henry Hobhouse’s book Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mankind (now six, with the addition of cacao) contains the remarkable fact that …

Sugar

What's the beef with frozen meat? | Eat This Podcast

What's the beef with frozen meat? by Jeremy Cherfas <i>(Eat This Podcast)</i><p>Most dilettante foodies I know probably regard frozen beef as an acceptable …

Nutrition

This Week in Google 393: Echo, Watch Roku

The Facebook funnel of distribution of the internet, the economics of attention with content, Uber "bro-grammers," Google uses machine learning for …

Google

This Week in Google 392: Buried in the Common Area

This Week in Google 392: Buried in the Common Area by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham <i>(twit.tv)</i><p>DeepMind learns to be aggressive as it …

Google

Hajime Narukawa's more representative AuthaGraph Map

The AuthaGraph Map by Hajime NARUKAWA [ 鳴川 肇 ] <i>(TEDxSeeds 2011 | YouTube)</i><p>Instead of abstracting the globe into a cylinder, then a plane, as the more …

Science

60db and audio discovery

60dB brings you today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology, all personalized for you.<p>I just ran …

This Week in Google 389: Ajit Prop

This Week in Google 389: Ajit Prop by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham <i>(twit.tv)</i><p>Guests: Mathew Ingram<br>Trump's new Chairman of the FCC and …

Net Neutrality

Transitioning from Pocket to PressForward

I’ve recently been attempting to own all of my online bookmarks and online articles I’d like to read to replace services like Pocket and Instapaper. …

Social Media

 A Conversation with @LPachter (BS ’94) | Caltech

Pachter, a computational biologist, returns to CalTech to study the role and function of RNA.<p><i>Lior Pachter (BS ’94) is Caltech’s new Bren Professor of</i> …

 Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds | The New Yorker

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.<p>In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part …

Psychology

I've moved a big step closer to perfecting my "Read" posts!

Hoorah, hooray!<p>In a project which I started just before IndieWebCamp LA in November, I’ve moved a big step closer to perfecting my “Read” …

Physicists Uncover Geometric ‘Theory Space’

Physicists Uncover Geometric ‘Theory Space’ by Natalie Wolchover <i>(Quanta Magazine)</i><p>A decades-old method called the “bootstrap” is enabling new …

Quantum Mechanics

Encouraging individual sovereignty and a healthy commons by Aral Balkan

Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto outlines his vision for a centralised global colony ruled by the Silicon Valley oligarchy. I say we must do the exact …

Mark Zuckerberg