Peter Hanley

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Headlines from a Mathematically Literate World

<b>Our World:</b> <i>Market Rebounds after Assurances from Fed Chair</i> <b><br>Mathematically Literate World:</b> <i>Market Rebounds without Clear Causal Explanation</i><p><b>Our World:</b></i> …

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Beautiful circles for makers

Tim sez, "WindFire Designs Circle Tools are made for beautiful circles. Specifically designed for countless uses, they provide elegant and precise …

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Where The Free Software Movement Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)

The biggest change I’ve seen in the tech industry in the past decade isn’t social media, cloud computing, big data, consumerization or even mobile. It’s the mainstream acceptance of open source. Even 10 years ago open source was controversial. Back then “open vs. proprietary” arguments would still …

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RaspiWatt: discover power consumption using a Kill-A-Watt & Pi

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/04/05/raspiwatt-discover-power-consumption-using-a-kill-a-watt-pi/<p>Drew Fustini on the Element 14 blog made his …

The evolution of the human face

Here’s a video that shows how scientists believe the human face has changed over the past 7 million years:<p>More about...<p>science<br>• video<p>ads via …

Aerial Photographs That Look Like Intricate Persian Rug Patterns Created With Google Maps

David Thomas Smith’s Anthropocene series examines global landscapes that have been transformed by the actions and activities humanity. Smith has …

Goods Carrier – Prints inspired by Indian Truck Typography

Designer and illustrator Richard Vickers launches Goods Carrier, a new range of limited edition prints inspired by Indian truck art. Most people …

How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial

Here's a look at Darryl Cunningham's new 176-page comic book, How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial. I enjoyed his …

The Aesthetics of Mechanical Power

If you’re anywhere near Yorkshire in England in the next two weeks, you may want to visit the sculpture park of that county’s namesake to see the work of James Capper. An artist-maker who primarily works with hydraulics, I got a glimpse of his machines (above) at the Armory art fair in NYC last …

Simon Katan – Cube with Magic Ribbons

<i>Simon Katan – Cube with Magic Ribbons</i><p>Simon Katan’s audio-visual piece Cube with Magic Ribbons takes the visual form of an electronic circuit diagram …

Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about one of my favorite themes, semiotics. The book is titled Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps, …

Graphic Design

“Massive” Cyberattack Wasn’t Really So Massive - MIT Technology Review

An attack that disrupted Internet service over the past week would have been stopped by a simple Web server configuration fix that’s been understood …

Cybersecurity

When Reason Met MIDI Out: How MIDI, Virtual CV Work in the New Reason 7 [Pictures, Details]

It’s been a long time coming, to say the least. But you can be sure that even when Propellerhead do something as basic as MIDI output, they’ll do it …

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Hilarious Baby Pictures Recreated By Adults

Everyone gets annoyed by the bombardment of photos of babies on Facebook and other Social networking sites. It seems like parents want to document …

Made With Color Presents: The Grotesque Paintings Of Christian Rex van Minnen

Beautiful/Decay has partnered with premiere website building platform Made With Color to bring you some of the most exciting contemporary artists …

released: %sql magic for IPython

Inspired and informed by discussions with the IPython developers at PyCon 2013, I've released ipython-sql, a %sql magic for IPython.<p>With this, I …

Bayesian Methods for Hackers

README.md<p><i>Using Python and PyMC</i><p>The Bayesian method is the natural approach to inference, yet it is hidden from readers behind chapters of slow, …

Data Science

The True Cost of Science Publishing

(image by Brendan Monroe via Nature) An eye-opening piece in Nature about the cost of science publishing: Michael Eisen doesn’t hold back when …

Wooden teeth for your USB keyboard

We just got an ergonomic keyboard for the first time and absolutely love it. But the look of this keyboard hack has us second guessing ourselves. …

Magic Cube: 20 Bicycles Make Generative, Architecture-Sized Graphics and Sound - CDM Create Digital Music

Bet your Spinning class was never like this.<p>In an architectural installation in Lyon, France, sound and light – and a whole lot of tech – come …

Modern pixel art //case: YouTube

YouTube has so unreadable favicon. New one is on the right:<p>If you want to be suprised: white text on red is not really white, it is purple & yellow!</i> …

Pixel Art

Gigaom | AP wins big: Why a court said clipping content is not fair use

Advertisement<p>A federal court has sided with the Associated Press and the <i>New York Times</i>(s nyt) in a closely-watched case involving a company that …

We searched for Porn. We found you.

Incautious Porn - using your incautious impulse to create art "We captured more than 100,000 public comments on porn and sexually-oriented websites …