Why Cul-de-Sacs Are Bad for Your Health
Award-winning Canadian journalist Charles Montgomery's fascinating new book Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design examines how lessons from psychology, neuroscience and design activism can help us fix broken cities and improve our quality of life in an increasingly urban-centered w...
Google sponsors over $150k of grants for female programmers - Blog - Hacker School
Google sponsors over $150k of grants for female programmers We're excited to announce that Google is sponsoring over $150,000 of need-based grants for female programmers to come to Hacker School. These grants will allow us to provide financial assistance for living expenses to women for our upcoming...
Smile Always Automatically Loads Amazon's Free Charity Donation Page
Chrome: AmazonSmile is a neat program where Amazon donates 0.5% of your Amazon purchases to a charity of your choosing. The problem is that you have to remember to login at smile.amazon.com before shopping for it to work. Smile Always is a simple Chrome extension that automatically redirects you to…
No Man's Sky Is A Huge Procedurally Generated Sci-Fi Exploration Sim - Indie Statik
At Spike's VGX tonight, four-man team Hello Games announced a seemingly huge, procedurally generated, first person sci-fi exploration sim called No Man's
Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system
Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'
Small things add up
For years I’ve used YSlow and PageSpeed to profile page performance on 4chan. Page performance has always been important to me for two big reasons: 1) I browse 4chan daily and can’t stand slow...
"By migrating to the new domain, end users now save roughly 100 KB upstream per page load, which at 500 million pageviews per month adds up to 46 terabytes per month in savings for our users. I find this unreal."
Holy ...Posted on 2013-12-03T03:05:23+0000