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Scientific Jargon And The Baggage Of Language (A Better Periodic Table?)

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I’m looking at some sample code for the iPhone, an application that demonstrates a bunch of principles in app coding all at once, including animation and so forth. It’s a relatively trivial app, just sample code, and it uses the Periodic Table of Elements as its data set. As information goes, the Periodic Table is […]

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Design Is Key To Understanding

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I recently watched the NOVA special “Cracking the Maya Code” and was absolutely fascinated by it. I have a special place in my heart for Mesoamerican / pre-Colombian civilizations and Mayanists in general. It’s incredible to me that the language of the Maya has finally been deciphered, and that we can rescue that tiny amount […]

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Geolocation Meme?

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This geolocation meme requires that you go to http://www.getlatlon.com/ and find the relevant coordinates on the map. Geolocation of Important Places Where I was born: 41.303, -72.932 Where I grew up: 41.321, -72.793 Where I went to high school: 41.336, -72.801 Where I went to college: 42.273, -71.809 Where I live now: 40.717, -73.945 Where […]

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iPhoto + Address Book win

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Looks like Apple’s most recent update to iLife partly addressed the issue I mentioned here over six weeks ago: http://mikecap.livejournal.com/958798.html Good deal! Now all they need to do is add the theoretical social networking application I’ve been designing in my head to the iLife suite… Also, I don’t know how hard it would be to […]

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