Infinite monkey theorem – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ha ha ha ha ha: Even if a monkey could learn to write a play and describe the characters’ behavior, it could not reveal the characters’ minds and so build an ironic tragedy. Infinite monkey theorem – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia my favorite allusion to this is in douglas adams’ The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the […]

Pupils browse porn on donated laptops

hilarious: ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian schoolchildren who received laptops from a U.S. aid organization have used them to explore pornographic sites on the Internet, the official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported Thursday. NAN said its reporter had seen pornographic images stored on several of the children’s laptops. “Efforts to promote learning with laptops in […]

ADHD, Autism, and the curious incident of the dog in the night-time

right now i am reading a book, it is called, “the curious incident of the hound in the night-time”. “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (Mark Haddon) it was recommended to me by my prof in design schoo, don nissen, who has Very Good Taste in almost everything. it is written from […]

Links for 7/19/07 (last half hour)

Simplify Media – Connect Your iTunes Boing Boing: Copyright, the napkin-doodle edition MOO | Choose your photos Flickr: Photos from muu_d » Extinct Echidna Rediscovered Replicating iPhone Buttons the ‘-webkit’ way! at LaunchPad Blog Ajaxian » iPhone Native Looking Skin Design View / Andy Rutledge Inkling Magazine – Funny, I Only Like Him When […]

huge bummer: raw fish is simply not safe to eat anymore

So how safe is your sushi? More and more, it’s safe to assume your fish is polluted. The data coming in from a smartly conceived project called “Got Mercury?” from the non-profit watchdog group Turtle Island Restoration Network indicates that high-end restaurants in major US markets are serving tainted fish. The group is running a […]

Pure Pedantry : Eldest Children are Smarter: A Study in Effect Sizes

I choose to interpret this data as suggesting that while large changes in IQ may have practically significant effects on academic performance, a change in 3 IQ points certainly does not. This gets to my point. What makes me nuts about studies like this is that they confuse statistical significance with practical significance. Statistically, 3 […]