I read The Pleasure Trap earlier this year, and was amazed at what its authors have to say about the dangers of modern food. It’s very hard to avoid unhealthy food. I wanted to get to know the authors a bit better so I searched YouTube and found this excellent hour-long video about the Dietary [...]
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I just watched Corey Haines’ lightning talk from this year’s acts_as_conference: He makes a lot of really good points in a short amount of time. One of the things he says is that if we have to look at documentation for a technique, we’re unlikely to use that technique when we’re in a time crunch. [...]
Today I got a chance to try out Ubiquity. What a neat concept! It’s a GUI command line like QuickSilver, only it’s implemented as a Firefox extension instead of a desktop application. The demo movie is impressive. Ubiquity for Firefox from Aza Raskin on Vimeo. I like how it shows information based on the text [...]
One way to use an iPhone without signing a contract with AT&T.
Watch Dexter, Anybots, Inc.‘s self-balancing robot. Then watch the video of Honda’s Asimo robot walking and then falling down while attempting to climb stairs (I know they’ve had successful stair-climbing demonstrations since). Quite a contrast, isn’t it? Dexter’s walk looks like a human walk, a pretty feeble human, but a human walk. The Asimo robot’s [...]