Archivi categoria: geek

yoga sketches

Yoga sketches, detail #1. I have sketched a series of yoga poses that I follow as a daily exercise. Page 3 of my yoga sketches. I thought they might be of interest to someone else as well, so I’ve put … Continua a leggere

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ipad and photography

I am wondering about the next iPad. What is available now is certainly enticing and must be a joy for light computing / intense internet reading. I do have limited budget, however (need to spend some money on real stuff … Continua a leggere

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simple diet

The following are copied straight from a nice article by Philip Greenspun which does not deal with diets. Diet #1: In the 1980s Steve Ward, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, described a sure-fire dieting scheme. … Continua a leggere

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network speeds (intervallo)

Useless stats on network speeds using speedtest.net. Eni / ??? / Milano 70932 kbps (download) 16594 kbps (upload) ping 13 ms Wind / ADSL / Bari 535 kbps (download) 213 kbps (upload) ping 126 ms Alice / ADSL / Pietro … Continua a leggere

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elastic moduli of alcoholic drinks – help needed

I’m in charge of a very important research project here at Acme Ltd., a major player in the oil business. With the latest state-of-the-art equipment I study the effects of hydrocarbons on seismic data; one way to do that is … Continua a leggere

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the future according to google

An interesting piece was published a few days ago on the official google blog: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/future-of-search.html Let me quote two passages: It would be much nicer if we had a device with great connectivity that could do searches without interruption. One … Continua a leggere

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iPhone a Sauze d’Oulx

Questo finesettimana ho fatto una delle mie solite improvvisate; sveglia alle 8, tempo indecente, cosa faccio allora: vado in Piemonte a controllare se li’ invece il tempo e’ buono. Piemonte significa Sauze d’Oulx, che non ho idea di come si … Continua a leggere

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