About a month ago saw a great Al-Jazeera news piece on “Feeding the billions” which looks at sustainable solutions for food production. In this segment there was a story about a Finnish company growing mushrooms using discarded coffee grinds. They also sell grower-starter kits to people who want to try this at home. So I … More Growing mushrooms – mini project
I wouldn’t say that I am bored enough to push this button. Then again I found this website, so maybe I’m just not wiling to admit it.. Anyway this is a great little time killer for those moments when you need to clear your mind or take a breather. Enjoy!:) http://www.boredbutton.com/
I thought this was quite well made and executed. This video is positive and therefore maybe more effective than similar videos raising awareness against abuse. Although arguably not a very gender sensitive message or approach I believe it can have a positive impact. What do you think?
The above statement seems valid if looking at this through the prisoner’s dilemma and assuming that the people participating do not know the strategy. But what happens if they do know the best strategy for winning? Isn’t the point of being nice the ultimate goal and not winning? My problem are not with the findings, … More Nice guys finish first – proven through simulated prisoner’s dilemma.
WordPress recently prompted me to renew my subscription and also offered to provide me with a free domain registration renewal if I renew before a certain date (smart way of keeping people hooked). I will post something separately in-case I learn anything new that I was not aware of. Anyway this prompted me to ask … More How much is your Domain worth?
I sometimes find myself exploring this map, clicking at specific distant lonely boats and vessels, reading up on them and imagining the adventure they are on. What is the sea like, is is rough or calm? Who is on the vessel? What are they doing at that very moment? Are they facing problems, and it … More Mesmerizing live map of the worlds marine traffic
Found this little gem of a site where you can find anything relating to the different sciences. https://sciencing.com/ For example I wanted to refresh my knowledge of how to calculate chemical formulas. https://sciencing.com/easy-way-learn-chemistry-formulas-23081.html
So Ive been experimenting a with a bunch of methods to keep my computer clean, fast and safe. Having tested a bunch of free products I decided to take a leap of faith and paid for a service called Advanced SystemCare Pro 12 (cost me around 15 Euros/18 USD for 1 year for 3 devices). … More Program to speed-up and clean-up your PC
I recently became very interested in science which tries to explain how life, universe, atoms etc. work. Quantum electrodynamics and what not. Really great piece here about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFS4oiVDeBI Anyway, a good friend of mine sent me a link to a great comic which talks about this and explain theories and people used in the … More Daily dose of comic relief about existentialism!
I have been working on some material for a Safety and Security Plan. Scouring different sources and concepts of setting up an efficient and effective plan which needs to account for all aspects of security within most countries and contexts. Here is one source that is interesting: http://eprhandbook.actionaid.org/