Well that may be overstating things a bit, but now that I’ve got your attention take a look at the Calais Viewer. Paste some text into the entry field and submit it, and it parses it for the specific meaning using natural language processing. My friend Eric Hoffer was a guest speaker at the Web […]
If you’re of a “certain age” and you’re a music lover, you’ve got a stack of vinyl records laying around somewhere and no way to play them in your car. I’d been mulling this over for a while, with most of the pieces of the puzzle laying around here, and finally figured out a “duh” […]
We’re popping champagne corks again here at tom-mcgee.com world headquarters (ouch! watch where you’re pointing that!) as a new site launches for Teall & Associates. Nothing fancy here; in fact the client direction was to do exactly the opposite. Jon is running a PR agency targeting major financial firms, so he wanted something really staid. […]
A friend just donated a stack of really interesting LPs (thanks Annie!). As I work through them (right now I’m listening to “The Late Fourteenth Century Avant Garde” — I love medieval music) I notice that I have to get up every 20-30 minutes to change sides. Isn’t that what all the ergonomic experts recommend? […]
Go on, I dare you.
Here’s a photo of the sun, taken by the Super-Kamiokande observatory in Japan. A very unusual photo, not by natural light, infrared or ultraviolet. By neutrino emissions. What’s more, it was taken at night. How do you take a photo of the sun at night? Through the Earth…
A Review of the New Volume by Edward Tufte
Hot off the presses for 2006, the guru of intelligent presentation has issued his fourth full-size volume.