Archive for the ‘learning’ Category

US Consumerism killing the earth

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

stuff iconInteresting video of global consumerism and its effect on the planet. As a gadget-freak, it gave me pause to the impact it has on earth. (more…)

Free audio language lessons online (Over 30 languages!)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

language iconUntil the USA imposes its will and declares English the official language of the civilized world, we can bask in the melodic mixture of languages that are spoken around the world. FSI provides audio and related documentation to learn over 30 different languages. (more…)

Visualize your data! Cool graphs for your browsing pleasure

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

data iconIf a picture is worth a thousand words, then data visualization is worth a whole library of scientific papers? IBM’s Many Eyes website provides an online tool to allow you to view data in wonderful methods. (more…)

Top 10 greatest hacks of all time

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

hack iconUser submitted list of the greatest hacks in history spanning beyond computer hardware and software (more…)

How to get away with only 3 hours of sleep a day

Monday, March 24th, 2008

sleep iconDuring my college years, I was able to get away with 3-4 hours of sleep a day during the week, but ended up sleeping 12+ hours during the weekend. Polyphasic sleep, a method of taking multiple short naps during the day, theoretically allows you to stay up 21 hours a day indefinitely. (more…)

Videos to help you understand technology in plain English

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

video iconA collection of videos to help yourself, colleague or family member understand, in plain English, with pictures, a way-cool or way-new Internet website and does it way-better than you could have. (more…)