Friday, May 4

A Blog Post About Sex!

Well, sex chromosomes, anyway. The article linked below is extremely well-written, informative, and enjoyable. Check it out!

For Motherly X Chromosome, Gender Is Only the Beginning - New York Times

Wednesday, May 2

A more "population-based" map of the Web

Randall Munroe already did a "topographic" map of Internet locations here, but today's comic (link below) is a map that actually depicts user population for various Web-based communities. I'd say that I live mostly in the IRC isles, with frequent trips to I view the rest of the Web with a telescope (i.e. RSS feed subscriptions).

xkcd - Online Communities

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The Geek Code desperately needs updating, but in any case here's mine (as of 2010-02-28):

Version: 3.12
GIT/MU d+(-) s:+>: a C++> ULXB++++$ L+++ M++ w--() !O !V P+ E---
W+++ N o++ K? PS PE++ Y+ PGP t !5 X- R- tv+@ b++ DI++++ D--- e*++
h--- r+++ y+++ G+

If you really care about knowing what that all means, you either know the code already, or you can get it decoded for you here.