Portland Cello Project - ‘Denmark’
Star Wars Weather Forecast →
Processing Layers →
Processing Layers is a simple library for the Processing languange. The concept of layering is very familiar to anyone who uses drawing tools like Photoshop or Gimp. This library allows Processing developers to create sketches with multiple layers that are drawn independently of one another. Each layer has its own draw() method. This indepedence between layers allows some layers to change without...
What Is It About 20-Somethings? →
Robin Marantz Henig, NY Times Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, a psychology professor at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., is leading the movement to view the 20s as a distinct life stage, which he calls “emerging adulthood.” He says what is happening now is analogous to what happened a century ago, when social and economic changes helped create adolescence — a stage we take for granted but one that...
Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a...– William Strunk, The Elements of Style
The Dark Side of Vitaminwater →
John Robbins, The Huffington Post Now here’s something you wouldn’t expect. Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company’s vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims. No surprise there. But how do you think the company is defending itself? In a staggering feat of twisted logic, lawyers for Coca-Cola are defending the...
Man Lives In Futuristic Sci-Fi World Where All His... →
The Onion It’s Tuesday morning and Michael Royce, 27, is about to begin his day. Steeling himself for the wild journey ahead, this bold techno-traveler coolly presses a button, boots up his mainframe, and jacks into a strange, high-tech futurescape. For Royce inhabits a sci-fi universe where his every transaction and correspondence occurs at lightning speed across the vast electronic...
There are roads in the mind and outside it the mere elaborateness of which shows...– Ursula K. LeGuin, The Lathe of Heaven
Rough justice in America: Too many laws, too many... →
The Economist Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little.