April 2008 Archives
Charles Babbage's masterpiece difference engine comes to Silicon Valley. A modern build of Babbage's mechanical difference engine will live at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View for 6 months starting in May.
Commuting, a series of photos of people commuting to work, shot with a tilt-shift lens that makes its subject look like toys, but they're actual photographs of real-life people and places.
Amazon.com is shutting down print-on-demand books that don't use Amazon's own POD service, BookSurge. BookSurge has fewer features and cannot do Ingram distribution, so if you want both Amazon and, say, Barnes and Noble, you'll have to publish two editions of your book. I hope there's a lawsuit.
You Have To Burn The Rope [Flash]. Sound up.
Knoboo, a browser-based Python programming notebook application. Write Python code in your notes, and see the evaluated results, text or graphics. Open source, GPL. Currently just a source-based download, not a hosted service.