Mirrorless cameras

2011-09-21 22:20 (comments: 0)

Well, finally, everybody makes mirrorless cameras. Still, I can't understand what the hype is all about.

Kevin Slavin: true oratory

2011-08-24 19:49 (comments: 2)

It is rare that I give weight to form over content (altough I never neglect form). Yet now I'm going to recommend this video of a TED presentation on algorithms by Kevin Slavin not for its contents but for the form.

The contents is interesting too (if a bit defeatistic) but the form is really masterful. A multitude of good ideas overall.

Your dangerous brain

2011-08-24 08:20 (comments: 0)

Yes, yours too! I am fascinated by research on human brain functioning and neurophysiological psychology, like the one reported here. It is worrying to know how fallible our brain can be, and dangerous to itself. A very interesting read.

C++ territory chart

2011-08-12 09:44 (comments: 2)

A nice inside joke about C++ and its clearer and clearer resemblance with the Mordor legend. Seen on an Andrei Alexandrescu conference.

Radiation dose chart

2011-03-20 13:03 (comments: 0)

Here's a radiation dose chart created by Randall Munroe (of XKCD fame). It goes viral right now on the web. Handy and useful information! And, as usual from Randall, entertaining too. (via Slashdot)