Links of the week


A Trip to Bhutan - In Focus - The Atlantic

I noticed this image of the Paro Taktsang monastery in Bhutan on a recent post by Patrick Rhone. He was kind enough to send me the image although he didn’t know where it had come from. I eventually tracked it down. The rest of the images from the Atlantic article are also beautiful.

The Pixar Theory | Jon Negroni

Fascinating development of the Pixar universe, a complex, interweaved master theory that puts every thing in its right place.

Clothes Matter

I wear a suit every chance I get, even when I’m not at work, because it’s like armor for me. I feel better in a suit than I do in jeans and a lot of that has to do with how I’m treated in public. I’m taken more seriously by others when I dress professionally.

If Kerouac wrote JavaScript (and Dr Johnson wrote CoffeeScript) • Angus Croll

/…the only numbers for me are the mad ones, take forty-three like a steam engine with a talky caboose at the end/ n = 43, /and that lanky fellow in a cocked fedora/ r = 1 /then back to our number, our mad number, mad to become one/ while (n > 1) /mad to descend/ n—, /mad to multiply/ r = r * n /and at the end, you see the blue center-light pop, and everybody goes 1.4050061177528801e+51…/ r

Matryoshka Hardware

I can’t get enough of this stuff.

Internet Comments and Civility

You’re reading a story on the web and your eyes accidentally drift down to the comments. Within moments, lost in a sea of atrocious behavior and even worse grammar, your view of humanity clicks down another few notches.

I had my own experience with internet comments just this week.

→ How the New Line Tags in Drafts Can Improve Your Existing Workflows

Drafts just keeps getting better. Maybe the most important app I have on my iPhone.

Facebook rolling out Graph Search to US users this week

Big surprise, Facebook just got a little creepier.

Hubble Image of Our Celebrity Neighbors | NASA

NGC 3190 may be very familiar to you: the technology giant Apple Inc. used a blue-tinted image of it as a desktop image for one of its operating systems.