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The Genius

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Poet, wrestler, manager, a true renaissance man in his bloom.

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January 20th, 2009 at 6:26 pm

Video – The Ultimate Predators

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Watched this (lengthy!) series of documentaries on predators last night. Pretty tasty indeed. Some of the documentary, the last episode in particular, talks about animal learning and the passing on of information–pretty arousing interesting, if you ask me.

Don’t miss the narrator’s play-by-play commentary either, pure welcome to the animal Olympics 2k8.

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December 23rd, 2007 at 2:44 am

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Inspiring words from the Ultimate Warrior

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DrGuildo sent me this gem yesterday. Watched it again (and again) today, it’s still good–still fresh:


L U L Z M 4 T I Q.

/me puts neon streamers around his biceps and paints his face.

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December 9th, 2007 at 5:27 am

Posted in lulz,video,woe-is-me

Hadron Collider starting up tomorrow

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Tomorrow (26th Nov), the Hadron Collider is scheduled to turn on for the first time. Here’s an older BBC documentary about the Collider (which apparently cost £6 billion):

Let’s hope that tomorrow doesn’t start with a big bang.

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November 25th, 2007 at 4:18 am

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Ruby and Silverlight

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  • imageRubyCLR, a ruby bridge to .NET:

A high-performance Ruby to .NET bridge that allows seamless integration of CLR and Ruby objects in the same Win32 process. Use it to create rich client applications using the Windows Forms or Windows Presentation Foundation libraries.


  • An insightful video on mashing up Silverlight (using the Dynamic Language Runtime) and ruby, together with Python, VB and JavaScript:

Presented by Jim Hugunin, John Lam
Duration: 72 minutes, 26 seconds

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November 15th, 2007 at 9:07 pm

ENGEDU – Wuala distributed file system

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Wuala looks interesting indeed. The way it replicates information is a lot more efficient than Freenet from the looks of this video (they’re built for different purposes, but the math used in Wuala is pretty original). Too bad they’re not doing a public beta yet, the service is on a signup-and-wait-for-us-to-possibly-invite-you-someday type of deal at the moment.

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November 11th, 2007 at 1:19 pm

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