Monthly Archives: March 2009

links for 2009-03-30

Square Number — from Wolfram MathWorld Lots of info about square numbers, research for problem 206 (tags: math squares mathworld projecteuler p206 research) The Quiet Coup – The Atlantic Sounds like an interesting read! (tags: finance economics usa bailout regulation banks)

links for 2009-03-27

Continued Fractions – An introduction Contains an algorithm for finding continued fractions for square roots, (problem 64) (tags: maths continued-fractions p064 projecteuler research) Continued Fractions Good overview of the theory, with examples. (tags: continued-fractions math projecteuler research) Continued Fractions Continued fraction implementation in Perl (tags: perl math continued-fractions projecteuler research)

links for 2009-03-26

This Picture Sucks Wonderfully dyspeptic blog about what's wrong with modern digital photography and photographs. (tags: photography funny thispicsucks bile flickr)

links for 2009-03-25

Shell Game – Idle Words A great analysis of the current bailout mess (tags: banking economics bailout crisis econocalypse)

links for 2009-03-17

Andrew Ross Sorkin Explains – Idle Words Basically, contracts with rich people are more important than contracts with poor people. (tags: economics contracts law AIG General.Motors usa econocalypse)

links for 2009-03-15

Outsource, insource, leave me alone – Dante Stella Good discussion on the mechanics of scanning (tags: film scanning hardware procedure howto outsourcing)

links for 2009-03-14

The Untold Story of the World's Biggest Diamond Heist Fascinating. We have a vault door like the one described installed in our new office… nothing as cool behind it, though. (tags: crime security article diamonds heist) Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky About newspapers and the future. Historical look back at the 90s […]

links for 2009-03-13

Ian's Shoelace Site – Introduction Someone has made it his life's mission to educate the world about shoelaces. Pretty amazing site. (tags: shoes shoelaces knots howto reference diy tips guide clothing)

links for 2009-03-09

The Threat to Reason: Jump! You Fuckers! Links to a very interesting (and long!) discussion of the current financial fuck-up we're only in the beginning of. So far seems rational and devoid of quackery although there's a promise of blaming it all on the end of Bretton-Woods. (tags: tl;dr finance economics banking bretton-woods crisis article […]

links for 2009-03-07

Emacs identica-mode with replies highlighting – Nethazard.net Looks cool in a graphical emacs buffer. (tags: emacs elisp identi.ca microblogging)