Posts filed under ‘Various’
“After Dutch holey cheese, there now is a Dutch font with holes as well.”
Author’s claim their perforated font can save up to 20% ink:
Lynx command to display HTTP headers sent by the web server:
lynx -head -dump “http://www.securelinx.com”
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:12:29 GMT
Set-Cookie: SESSe0d93dfb6a1ebb5228864233b3ee2c1f=qss7chjfhg49jvmbhucsvlbgu5; ex
pires=Fri, 20 Jun 2008 13:45:50 GMT; path=/; domain=.securelinx.com
Expires: Sun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
Last-Modified: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:12:30 GMT
Cache-Control: store, no-cache, must-revalidate
Cache-Control: post-check=0, pre-check=0
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
The Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop people who do not want it badly enough. They are to stop the …other people.
Well worth watching. Ron Pausch lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams:
Carl Tashian proved that computer translation, although getting better, has some way to go before replacing humans. Author poses the following question:
What happens when an English phrase is translated (by computer) back and forth between 5 different languages?
Using his web application we can check what gets lost in trasnlation.