Code I reverse-engineered Google Docs to create Draftbacka tool which allows you to play back any Google Doc's history as though it were a movie.
Edward Tufte would be proud. Includes a very interesting concluding chapter that tries to explain what made Bell Labs so successful, and where we might find something similar today.
Maximum City, Suketu Mehta. The Sense of Style, Steven Pinker.
Since he had little chance for advancement there, in he traveled to Nagasaki then one of the few areas in Japan with connections to the West to study Western military techniques. Gene expression is modulated—genes are "turned off" or on—when the DNA encoding that gene is literally hidden from the transcription machinery, by being packed into the crevasses of tight chromatin bundles.
My Age of Anxiety: How the Mind Works, Steven Pinker. I imagine these can all be found in full online.
Anyway, check out what I ended up calling " diffly. And if anything the pleasure here is in watching them think and debate in a relatively informal setting. Includes a very interesting concluding chapter that tries to explain what made Bell Labs so successful, and where we might find something similar today.
At the time there were no textbooks on the subject, so he decided to write one himself. Worry less about the symbolic significance of that red hunting cap or those ducks in Central Park, and more about Holden's psychology, the what-it-is-like to think like him, the complexities and consequences of his attitude.
Coders at Work, Peter Seibel. Lewis is a wonderful translator. Finally, this serves nicely as a case study in basic science: Covers just about the richest intellectual turf there is. The Road, Cormac McCarthy. I have the feeling IJ requires many passes to understand, a huge amount of cross-referencing, and research, and note-taking, and theorizing, before you get anywhere close to conquering it.
I was terribly impressed by the conduct and bearing of subway attendants—it's clear to me now why things in Japan are so clean—and the fact that the first thought of so many victims, in the wake of their exposure to sarin gas, was to wonder, "Will I be late for work?
Armageddon in Retrospect, Kurt Vonnegut. Sparse Distributed Memory, Pentti Kanerva. There are lots of drawings by Goodsell, along with videos, explanations, and other stuff, at the protein data bank.
In his books and journals, he often wrote about the word "civilization" and what it meant. The Journalist and the Murderer, Janet Malcolm. When I call this a "must-read," I mean it less in the sense of "so good you should drop everything and read it now" than "foundational.13 A major contribution of the Golden Age of Islam was the (1) development of mercantilism (2) creation of the first polytheistic religion (3) spread of democratic ideals.
James Somers is a writer and programmer based in New York. 13 A major contribution of the Golden Age of Islam was the (1) development of mercantilism (2) creation of the first polytheistic religion (3) spread of democratic ideals.
Fukuzawa Yukichi: Fukuzawa Yukichi, Japanese author, educator, and publisher who was probably the most-influential man outside government service in the Japan of the Meiji Restoration (), following the overthrow of the Tokugawa shogunate. He led the struggle to. James Somers is a writer and programmer based in New York.
Yukichi Fukuzawa is on the money. Quite literally, actually. He is the face on the Japanese equivalent of the hundred-dollar bill, which is fitting because he was the Japanese equivalent of Benjamin Franklin/5(19).Download