galvanist - It's a wiggle.

Sometimes you need to get data from a plot. This cool web app is free and awesome for that purpose. It even supports export to

Do you have a JSON file, like the list of static site generator software? Do you want to convert it to CSV and slice/dice it in a spreadsheet?

Well friend, now you can because of my latest time-waster: json2csv


A few days ago Playdead, the makers of the amazing game Limbo, released this trailer for their next game: Inside. I can’t wait to play it.

hurricane names lead to gender-based expectations about severity and this, in turn, guides respondents’ preparedness to take protective action. This finding indicates an unfortunate and unintended consequence of the gendered naming of hurricanes, with important implications for policymakers, media practitioners, and the general public concerning hurricane communication and preparedness

(via HN)

In mathematics, tetration (or hyper-4) is the next hyper operator after exponentiation

For a good time, call 9^9^9?


Dear Inner Demons - Retro Video Game Edition

Prints available for $16(US) @Society6

Created by Christopher Hemsworth


Microsoft has a long way to go before they catch up with Apple’s ability to present products. I kept being distracted by the smarmy sales guy’s numerous flubs. The stagecraft was pure infomercial-grade hucksterism, no art.

via HN

So it begins.

P.S. Without net neutrality we’re in big trouble.

As of 1.3.2 (in 2009), jQuery inherits its depth-first pre-order traversal from the W3C’s DOM Selectors API.

(via cranky ole fireballz)

Its worth taking the time to rewatch and celebrate such a classic.

Gentleman you can’t fight in here, this is the war room!

See also this “precooked interview” excerpt where Peter Sellers does various UK accents. It is included on the Dr. Strangelove DVD. The man was genius.

The possibility of a major fracked oil disaster occurring in the urban East Bay has increased over the past several months. Last September, fossil-fuel company Kinder-Morgan began shipping Bakken crude through its Richmond facility, and other oil companies have plans to bring in the highly explosive fuel to the area by train as well. The demand for Bakken crude is rising because it’s relatively cheap to extract. And as a result, oil tanker trains carrying the fuel are now rolling throughout the state, and may soon be traveling along Oakland’s waterfront, and through Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, and El Cerrito.

A coffeescript-style treatment for Go that makes is a tiny bit more pythonic in syntax.