A couple of days ago, Time Magazine published “How Popular Will Your Name Be in 25 Years?” – it’s a fun and interesting analysis of the US Social Security Administration’s baby name data. The part I loved most?
The source code for this project is available on Time’s GitHub page.
I knew of course, that there were people protesting that we shouldn’t export our natural gas (I don’t want to hurt their democratic enthusiasm, but they should know that there isn’t any megaphone that can be heard in a cabinet meeting)
This is a translated excerpt from a Facebook status post by Israel’s Secretary of Finance, Yair Lapid.
What is he saying exactly? That it’s not worth protesting when a politician fails to be true to his promises? That we, as citizens, shouldn’t bother voice our discontent when the government sells the country’s limited natural resources for cheap, without proper discussion in parliament?
To watch the opening race of the 2012 F1 season, I had to set up a VPN connection to a server in Italy (for Rai’s live TV feed), and a virtual machine running another VPN connection to the UK (for BBC Radio’s audio commentary). The VPN service only costs $10 a month, but I’ll pay 4 times that to get a proper legal direct feed, if anyone will sell it to me.
I recently watched the 3 part british mini-series called “Black Mirror“. Each part is a different brilliant simulation of a dark technological future. Just fantastic – don’t miss it.
Via Yuval Dror (Hebrew)
I’ve been running Alpha 11 of CyanogenMod 9 (Android 4.0/ICS) on my Nexus S for the past few days and all I can say is wow. ICS feels like a whole new era for Android, and this build is rock solid.
While you’re at it, get the awesome new 2.0 beta of WordPress for Android.
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