Monthly Archives: April 2012

Microscope snapshots of an unknown cnidarian that appeared in the plankton-skimmer of my marine tank. (Magnification is ~40x.)

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It’s like the book says, ‘grain-based desserts and pizza are the staff of life’

I am fascinated by this chart, and I’m not sure what to say about it except “sounds about right.” At first glance it looks like folks are getting most of their calories from grain and chicken which, environmentally-speaking, is pretty … Continue reading

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I’ve just attended an Open Source conference. I missed the boom in ’99 and have mostly worked on deeply unpopular projects, so my expectations for a software conference include attendees numbering in the dozens and sessions in cramped basement rooms … Continue reading

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