‘Nerdy Things’

Quote I found in my journal

“The Earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the Earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.” Suquamish Chief Seattle

Spotlight videos on The Nature Conservancy

Here are some interesting videos! This first one is about river flow, featuring the Potomac River. Mark Bryer, who is the director of The Nature Conservancy’s Chesapeake Bay program, explains a little bit about how river flow is important for ecology and the wildlife living in the rivers and in the Chesapeake Bay. Taking a different angle, here is funny video and song about supporting… Read More

I have Google Wave!

Last Sunday, I got my invite for Google Wave (from now one I will call it GWave). If you don’t know what it is, Google has created what they think email would be if it were invented now instead of 40 years ago. Here is a short video with a basic explanation: So far, I have done very little that could actually be called productivity… Read More

Google Flu Trends

So I am sick, possibly with the flu, and I remembered looking at Google Trends for the flu a while back so I though I’d post about it. Here is a video explaining it: It is interesting to me how they use search terms data to put together these models. It makes me think about what else could be graphed like this that they haven’t… Read More

Halloween News

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Image credit: Flickr user euart Here are some interesting Halloween news links I found while perusing the net: Halloween Safety for Adults Sex Offender Awareness on Halloween Dentists in Bridgman holding buy-back program for Halloween candy TUAW’s Halloween Roundup The Ultimate Halloween Desktop Have a safe weekend! I will be playing in an ultimate frisbee tournament as one of Rufio and the lost boys from… Read More