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Tuesday,  02/10/15  10:46 PM

Post #3,001:  Back to work.  In which the Ole filter makes a pass, and finds ...

Sin City - Aerial photos of Las VegasSin City, a series of high-altitude aerial photos of Las Vegas.  Awesome!

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, ready for takeoffSpaceX's launch attempt today was scrubbed due to excessive upper atmosphere winds.  So be it, stay tuned for another attempt mañana.  So interesting that this launch won't be as suspenseful as the landing.  fXf!

Did you know?  Apple's Dictionary is cooler than you think.  After reading this post, I have to agree.  Thanks.

Philip Greenspun attempts the impossible: Listing the most perverse things about the US tax code.  Child care deductions, alimony treatment, inheritance, health care, capital gains, and mortgage deductions are all featured.

Of course: JetBlue becomes first airline to accept Apple Pay.  Anywhere card swipes are a nuisance, NFC is going to be accepted.  I remember when the iPhone 5S was introduced thinking that fingerprint sensor was going to prove much more useful than people thought...

And: competitors race aluminum shovels down a ski slope at 65mph.  But of course!

The quest for virality is making everything shitty.  Yeah, that could be defended.  But fortunately you have the Ole filter to protect you!

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Correlation vs. Causality
The Tyranny of Email
Unnatural Selection
On Blame
Try, or Try Not
Books and Wine
Emergent Properties
God and Beauty
Moving Mount Fuji
The Nest
Rock 'n Roll
IQ and Populations
Are You a Bright?
Adding Value
The Joy of Craftsmanship
The Emperor's New Code
Toy Story
The Return of the King
Religion vs IQ
In the Wet
solving bongard problems
visiting Titan
unintelligent design
the nuclear option
estimating in meatspace
second gear
On the Persistence of Bad Design...
Texas chili cookoff
almost famous design and stochastic debugging
may I take your order?
universal healthcare
triple double
New Yorker covers
Death Rider! (da da dum)
how did I get here (Mt.Whitney)?
the Law of Significance
Holiday Inn
Daniel Jacoby's photographs
the first bird
Gödel Escher Bach: Birthday Cantatatata
Father's Day (in pictures)
your cat for my car
Jobsnotes of note
world population map
no joy in Baker
vote smart
exact nonsense
introducing eyesFinder
to space
where are the desktop apps?
still the first bird
electoral fail
progress ratches
2020 explained