Archives for: January 2007, 02

Simple English Wikipedia

01/02/07 | by Nimble | Categories: Distractions
If you go to the main Wikipedia page, you will get a multitude of options of languages. One "language" that caught a coworker's eye was "Simple English". The guidelines are to use simple words, keeping low literacy and foreign speakers in mind, using… more »

A Different Approach to Cosmology : Hoyle, Burbridge and Narlikar - Part 1

01/02/07 | by Nimble | Categories: Reviews, Books, Science
There's a lot to this book, so I'm simply going to have to split the review of the book into a few pieces. There are a few main themes to this book: to provide some recent history of cosmology, to give some interesting astronomical observations, to… more »

Tony vs. Paul

01/02/07 | by Adam | Categories: YouTube
Nifty bit of real-life stop motion animation. (Via BoingBoing) more »

Review: SanDisk Sansa e280

01/02/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Music, Reviews
Summary: SanDisk's iPod Nano killer. I decided to buy a standalone MP3 player after a recent 9 hour plane trip to the UK. While I normally use my Tungsten T3 with Aeroplayer I came to the conclusion that while it's great for short hops and bus trips,… more »