A Dramatic Demonstration of the Power of Mental Frames

Simon Singh is currently being sued under the UK’s ridiculous libel laws. All for exposing the a group of pseudo-science hacks.

March 13, 2010 at 11:22 pm Leave a comment

New Guitar!

March 12, 2010 at 3:06 pm Leave a comment

The Big Lebowski Alignment Chart

March 11, 2010 at 10:04 am Leave a comment

Evolution of the iPad

I don't know where this picture came from, but it's hilarious.

March 2, 2010 at 8:52 pm Leave a comment

OK Go – This Too Shall Pass – RGM version

Ok Go makes some of the best music videos I’ve ever seen.

March 2, 2010 at 1:51 pm Leave a comment

NHTSA Has No Software Engineers To Analyze Toyota

We really need open source software running in our cars.

via Slashdot by kdawson on 2/23/10


thecarchik writes "An official from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told investigators that the agency doesn't employ any electrical engineers or software engineers, leaving them woefully unable to investigate correctly what caused the most recent Toyota recall. A modern luxury car has something close to 100 million lines of software code in it, running on 70 to 100 microprocessors. And according to consultant Frost & Sullivan, that number will rise to 200 to 300 million lines within a few years. And the software that controls the 'drive-by-wire' accelerators of Toyota and Lexus vehicles is one potential culprit in the tangled collection of issues, allegations, and recalls of many of those vehicles for so-called 'sudden acceleration' problems."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

February 23, 2010 at 5:31 pm Leave a comment

NHTSA Has No Software Engineers To Analyze Toyota

We really need open source software running in our cars.

via Slashdot by kdawson on 2/23/10


thecarchik writes "An official from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told investigators that the agency doesn't employ any electrical engineers or software engineers, leaving them woefully unable to investigate correctly what caused the most recent Toyota recall. A modern luxury car has something close to 100 million lines of software code in it, running on 70 to 100 microprocessors. And according to consultant Frost & Sullivan, that number will rise to 200 to 300 million lines within a few years. And the software that controls the 'drive-by-wire' accelerators of Toyota and Lexus vehicles is one potential culprit in the tangled collection of issues, allegations, and recalls of many of those vehicles for so-called 'sudden acceleration' problems."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

February 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm Leave a comment

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