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is a search engine that analyse the text on a page to try to extract the text that answers a natural language question.

I played with this idea 5-6 years ago, but shelved it partly because I don't know enough about natural language processing, and ...

Say it with a postcard

PostSecret is a site that posts images of homemade postcards they receive that people have written their secrets on...

Some of them are quite remarkable, and most are intriguing for the combination of words and imagery and the fact that you get so little context and have no idea ...

Whiteboard Fountain

Why don't we have a Whiteboard Dry Erase Stainless Steel Water Wall Fountain in the office? Some nice running water AND a whiteboard in one! And so cheap at only $5,998.00!


Unixica - A tribute to Unix people and culture -- A tribute to Unix and its people is an interesting resource with a wealth of information and links related to the history of Unix, it's inventors and other interesting people.


IKEA for the lazy (or short of time) offers a personal shopper site for IKEA in the UK.

Interesting idea, as the one thing that annoy me with IKEA is actually having to go there - even though they do offer delivery, actually shopping there can be so annoying, and their delivery options are very ...

Are you living in a computer simulation?

From Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?:

This paper argues that at least one of the following propositions is true: (1) the human species is very likely to go extinct before reaching a “posthuman” stage; (2) any posthuman civilization is extremely ...

An intuitive explanation of Bayesian reasoning

As a follow up to the entry on the PHP Naive Bayes package, here is a page I found that explains Bayes theorem with a lot of detailed examples: An Intuitive Explanation of Bayesian Reasoning:

Your friends and colleagues are talking about ...

Squashed philosophers

Ever wanted to impress friends with your knowledge of philosophy, or just wondered what they were all about, but don't have time (or the interest) to read the full original works and try to understand them?

1,250 moments of failure

Ghost Sites has a gallery with screenshots of 1,250 web projects that dies between 1998 to 2004 together with 'web elegies' - annotations on the context of the failures.

See Ghost Sites: The Museum of E-Failure

It is ...