Quelle: What We Got Wrong In Our 2015 U.K. General Election Model | FiveThirtyEight Nice take down of someone’s own work. If only more people would be so honest.
I went to bed last night living the nightmare of David Cameron and the Conservatives being predicted to win the UK 2015 General Election. Woke up this morning to find that the nightmare will last another five years. I, like many others, thought that the exit polls must have been wrong based on a seemingly… After the nightmare, the bright side. weiterlesen
banksy auf Twitter: „http://t.co/bcdJ9JA7Om“. A wonderful visualisation of how we see and interpret the world.
It would appear that the original posting of this sign has disappeared, sadly. Here, in case the link get’s restricted, the link to the article about the article that has already disappeared… We offer three kinds of service/ Wir bieten 3 Servicearten an | klein.multimediadesign.
I was just talking to somebody and they told me they were on their way to Japan for two weeks. „Have you ever been to Japan“ they asked? „No“ I replied, „but I have a friend who is a real Japanophile and he even took part of his holiday while there to spend some time… Never judge a book by its cover I always say. weiterlesen
This piece by Paul Graham has a blindingly obvious take on immigration and yet so many people don’t see it because of their built-in biases, biases that they don’t even know they have. Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In. However, there is a darker side to the piece…
“And the world could use a little less human and a little more divine right now.” is a quote from the following, informative and useful, piece: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes
There are four “Clarke’s Laws” and the third of them is: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Now, I have been watching and reading various pro-and-contra postings about medicine with increasing concerns and I think I Arthur C. Clarke’s law can be updated as follows. Any sufficiently advanced technocracy is indistinguishable from religion.… Arthur C. Clarke’s Third Law revisited. weiterlesen
A very good freind of mine asked me if I’d like to go and see the Pirates of Penzance in German in Germany… Theater Münster – Spielplan > Kalender > Die Piraten von Penzance. Unfortunately, I am allergic to the sound of English songs performed in German. My symptoms aren’t like those of people allergic to apples or to… Die Piraten von Penzance weiterlesen
I’ve had this song in my head for ages now and someone decided that the next days are Homoeopathy Awareness Week, so, I thought I’d write the song down and get it out of my head. First a link: Homeopathy Awareness Week, April 10th-16th. Get the facts on homeopathy.. Now the song, it’s based on… Homeopathy Awareness Week, April 10th-16th. Get the facts on homeopathy. weiterlesen