July 2014

July 31, 2014

July 28, 2014

July 24, 2014

July 23, 2014

July 22, 2014

July 16, 2014

  • Post-empirical science is an oxymoron. “Theory confirmation [...] doesn’t exist. The expression is sometimes used in a sloppy way to mean that a theory has been useful to explain many observations. But you never confirm a theory. You just have theories that are more, and others that are less useful.”

July 13, 2014

  • Our comrade the electron. A fascinating talk on all kinds of interesting things, centering around Lev Sergeyevich Termen, inventor of the theremin.
  • OpenTTD is an open source version of one my favourite computer games I’ve ever played, Transport Tycoon Deluxe. I’ve not dared install this — who knows how many hours it could take out my life. Despite this: dear lazyweb, I’d also like a better-working version of Railroad Tycoon 3.
  • How Lyst does color detection.

July 11, 2014

July 1, 2014