11.05.08

Exhibition

7:28 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

09.22.08

Hot, Flat, and Crowded

6:41 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

Tom Friedman, live at Duke.

09.01.08

Go Duke!

3:35 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

I wasn’t there, but hopefully this begins a new era of interest in Duke Football.

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08.23.08

TKD at the Olympics

12:25 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

There’s no place for this in any sport.

Cuba’s Angel Valodia Matos, left, kicks match referee Sweden’s Chakir Chelbat in the face … at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing… Matos attacked the official, throwing punches and kicks, after being declared the loser in his bronze medal match.

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He, and his coach, have been rightly banned for life from all international competitions.

Much more fun is the “Kicked in the Face” gallery at NBCOlympics.com — pictures of scoring kicks to the head in the Tae Kwon Do Matches.

07.16.08

Wordle

10:38 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

Create a pretty word cloud quickly and easily with Wordle.  I created the following with the RSS feed for Tasgall.com.

This one is from a piece of code I picked at random.

Note: Java required.

One Easy Step…

3:42 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

How to get wrongfully shot by the police in one easy step…

1. Wear this wallet.

07.08.08

The Gamble Collection

11:09 am - Jason G. - Commentary

Just put online

From 1908 to 1932, Sidney Gamble (1890-1968) visited China four times, traveling throughout the country to collect data for social-economic surveys and to photograph urban and rural life, public events, architecture, religious statuary, and the countryside. A sociologist, renowned China scholar, and avid amateur photographer, Gamble used some of the pictures to illustrate his monographs.

Great photos…  Kudos to Duke Library for making them available to everyone.

07.05.08

Pink Noise

10:20 am - Jason G. - Commentary

Got an annoyingly noisy work environment?  Use white or pink noise

Noise

Just in case you’re a web app only person…  there are solutions for you too.

07.03.08

Modern Engineering…

9:03 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

It’s fascinating what modern engineering can do with an old idea…

There’s a lot of other good stuff at TED.com.

World Record Holder

4:48 pm - Jason G. - Commentary

Firefox Record

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