The Avogadro Project, “The proposition of the Avogadro Project is to
redefine the kilogram in terms of the Avogadro constant. …
The nominal diameter of a 1 kg Si sphere is 93.6 mm. In order to
obtain an accuracy of 0.01 ppm in volume, the diameter must be known
to a range of 0.6 nm.”
The Cognitive Style of Unix,
“One of the most deeply held beliefs in the culture of *nix is that
the steep learning curve pays off.”
Unbound DNS Server, “OpenBSD is contemplating replacing BIND with
the Unbound recursive DNS server and the NSD authoritative DNS
server.” They should also go Postfix.
Scientific Presentations with LaTeX, using KOMA-Script(!) instead of Beamer.
SoyWiki turns Vim into a powerful, lean, and fast wiki. Really nice.
An early LISP program (circa Feb. 1960), what a mess. :)
Abstract Heresies, blog by Joe Marshall on Lispy things.
mu is a Maildir indexer based on Xapian.
Gallium has a melting temperature of about 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Akzidenz vs. Helvetica