Jacob Kaplan-Moss

6 items tagged “geek”

📌 The Life and Thoughts of Zach - Insane Geek Auction

Last night’s LCA charity auction was the just fantastic on every level: “Only a room full of geeks would: Form a coalition to win an auction rather than just letting an individual win and then privately donating. Value a celebrity hacker having his precious beard shaved off more than physical ownership of a beautiful work of museum quality art. Engage in one-ups-manship of adding seemingly valueless pledges to the prize pool. Figure out how to collectively come up with well over $28,500 (factor in the Euros and it’s over $35,000) for a charity they’d just discovered in under an hour.” #

📌 xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe

“Oh yeah! Good ol’ C-x M-c M-butterfly...” I think this might be my favorite XKCD yet. #

📌 QDB: Quote #178890

A wonderful example of the Scunthorpe problem. #

📌 FlightAware - Free Flight Tracker - IFR Flight Status, Tracking, History, Maps

*The* source for flight geekery #

📌 Singing Science Records

Songs about science. How could it be any better? #

📌 The case of the 500-mile email

I don’t know why this isn’t already in my delicious links. It’s perhaps the funniest bit of geek humor ever. #