Posts filed under “Weekend”

Planetary Playthingie: AstroTour

Very cool way to play with the solar system:

Hat tip GMSV

Category: Science, Weekend

Generic News Report by Charlie Brooker

Hat tip boingboing

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

Money Never Sleeps

This is the trailer for Wall Street 2 : Money Never Sleeps. Hence the title, ‘Wall Street 2 : Money Never Sleeps Trailer’… Hat tip Jim

Category: Film, Weekend

iBailout

iBailout – Exclusive to the iPhone and iPod touch. Available in the Apple App Store. Product of the Hands-On Mobile Developer Network (HDN). Developed by Marroni Electronic Entertainment.

Category: Bailouts, Weekend

How Many Quants Does It Take to Screw in a Lightbulb?

Matthew Greenfield of StoneWork Capital answers the above question thusly: “Using ten racks of co-located blade servers, one quant can detect a janitorial inefficiency, step in between janitor and light fixture, and screw in 49,500 bulbs in less than a millisecond, keeping five hundred lightbulbs of profit. Two quants competing with each other can screw…Read More

Category: Humor, Mathematics, Weekend

Groucho Marx: “Whatever It Is, I’m Against It!”

Don’t know about you but I’m with Groucho

Category: Weekend

Peanuts as Peanuts

I love this concept: Peanuts done in actual peanuts: via Threadless

Category: Humor, Weekend

Haiti: 360°

Pretty wild: Panoramic video of Haiti, via CNN. Use your mouse to click and drag around the video to change the view. You can also zoom in and out. Pause and explore at any time by pressing the play/pause button under the video to stop and look around — all while the video plays. The…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Weekend

Engineer’s Guide to Drinks

Start marinating those ice cubes — the weekend is here: > click for bigger graphic Hat tip: Flowing Data

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

Carmine Gallo’s new book, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, can change f0r the better the way you give presentations: >

Category: Weekend