Monthly Archives: July 2012

Interactive Model of the Constellations

SantiagoOrtiz

Awesome.

Posted in Amusement, Fiddling & Time Wasters, Mad Props, Visual Concepts, Web

First Two Years of College: Free or $99/mo

peter_cooper

Let us suspend our cynicism and agree that an undergraduate degree is a worthwhile endeavor, if for no other reason than it is required to stand upon the threshold of a middle class life in the United States.

Posted in Course Related, Editorial, Education, Mad Props, Opportunity, Resources, Scholarship

Lego Turing Machine

LegoTuringMachine

Alan Turing broke the Nazi’s enigma code, invented computer science and in 1952 was faced with the choice of prison or castration for being a homosexual. He choose suicide. Here is a lovely Lego build of his theoretical, binary machine.

Posted in Amusement