Links van 25 juni 2012 tot 18 juli 2012

Aral Sea, ecological disaster: And it’s good night from the Aral Sea | The EconomistEvery year five Central Asian states meet to discuss how to rescue the Aral Sea. In 2000 UNESCO produced a “water-related vision” for reviving the sea. The World Bank has restoration projects. But one development expert I spoke to in Tashkent, […]

Links van 2 januari 2012 tot 3 januari 2012

Double-Blind Violin Test: Can You Pick The Strad? : Deceptive Cadence : NPRIn fact, the only statistically obvious trend in the choices was that one of the Stradivarius violins was the least favorite, and one of the modern instruments was slightly favored. The Quest of BehemothTired of the graphical complexity of Nethack? Yearn for a […]

Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011

Arcade Improv: Humans Pretending to Be Videogames – Waxy.orgInstantly, Mike and Jerry understood, along with everyone in the audience born before 1978. Catherine Young & Family, Page OneA family working in the Tifton (Ga.) Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next […]