Team Fortress 2 - The Engineer Update →
So beautiful, and so fake (via Icrontic).
AMERSHAM (n.) - The sneeze which tickles but never comes. BALLYCUMBER (n.) -...– The Meaning of Liff By Douglas Adams and John Lloyd (via natsukashii) (via fuckyeahdouglasadams) I’m sure we’ve all experienced an amersham in our lives.
the adventures of alfred tennyson and charles...
ragbag: charles babbage, the english mathematician and father of the modern computer wrote the following to alfred tennyson in response to his poem, “the vision of sin” » In your otherwise beautiful poem, one verse reads, Every moment dies a man, Every moment one is born. … If this were true, the population of the world would be at a standstill. In truth, the rate of birth is slightly in...
Gamasutra Opinion: Time For A 'Hot Coffee'... →
Another Leigh Alexander piece from Gamasutra, and one that makes a very valid point: while the Hot Coffee debacle caused serious problems for Take Two, it caused an even greater problem for the videogames industry as a whole. One that probably still hasn’t blown over.
Original Sound Version →
A site dedicated to reporting on geeky music, ie chiptunes, game OSTs, anime OSTs, demoscene, and more (in a rather roundabout way, via Sexy Videogameland).
You don’t throw away your books when you buy a computer. You keep both. The...– Stephen Fry (repost) (via inky)
Not Always Right » He Fought The Law, And The Law... →
Absolutely brilliant dialogue. I’m glad I stuck this in my RSS feeds.
So, at least one of you may have started wondering...
Sorry about being incommunicado. I had to repeat six exams, and so pretty much started radio silence the week of the exams. The results came out on the 18th (coincidentally, I turned 22 on the following day). I failed, and thus I have to repeat. Up until now, I’ve not tried to open Tumblr up, since I’ve missed so many days (around five, I believe) of posting (I started catching up...
Samurai Creed, author unknown
mills: From the always wonderful Dirk Ashly Knoedler: I have no parents; I make the heaven and earth my mother and father. I have no home; I make awareness my dwelling. I have no life and death; I make the tides of breathing my life and death. I have no divine power; I make honesty my divine power. I have no means; I make understanding my means. I have no magic secrets; I make character my...
So on behalf of the British government, and all those who live freely thanks to...– PM Gordon Brown, apologizing to my favorite ordinary English homosexual atheist mathematician (via yoshang) (via tristn) - Don’t forget one of the great pioneers of computer science.
Listen: Anamanaguchi, Minusbaby, goto80 appearing... →
minusbaby: Yet another 09/09/09 surprise, this time the Beatles-half of the blowout day that surprisingly has nothing to do with monophonic reissues or Rock Band: 8-Bit Operators, the same group that brought you the eponymous 2007 Kraftwerk chiptune cover album have just announced WANNA HLD YR HANDHELD, a new 20-track compilation covering the best of the Beatles. Oh, lovely. When are you guys...
Heard about how rap legend Roxanne Shanté forced... →
Theoretical Computer Science Cheatsheet →
tristn: I’ve shared it here before, but this is the greatest math cheatsheet ever. Fairly sure I’ve done so as well. But, seriously, it’s fairly awesome.