Braitenberg vehicles are simple automatons conceived in thought
experiments proposed by the German cyberneticist Valentino Braitenberg
to illustrate the abilities of reactive agents, thus representing the
simplest form of behavior based artificial intelligence or embodied
cognition, i.e. intelligent behavior that emerges purely from
sensorimotor interaction between the agent and its environment,
without any need for an internal memory, representation of the
environment, or inference.
Groonga, an open-source fulltext search egline and column store, a
successor to Senna. Written in C, LGPLed. Looks really promising
but is awfully underdocumented.
Burning Man at Google: A Cultural Infrastructure for New Media
Production (PDF), by Fred Turner.
Watch how Paul Graham writes an essay
What I’ve Learned from Hacker News, by Paul Graham.
(Excuse the Grahamania, but I really like his recent posts.)
Semantic meaning of everyday objects in a connected world, video and
slides by Aaron Straup Cope.
The Anti-web Manifesto, or: a Rejection of the modern Web and its
How To Datamosh: Part 1,
Part 3, at
Pattern Pulp, a new blog on patterns.
Endless Notebooks, a fantastic idea.
Researchers solve mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and
25 Things About My Sexuality, a blog. NSFW.
USB Bra, “plug and play”.
Beyond the Tesseract
Suns From Flickr