Friday Links

Crude

Need to unwind? How about a long, relaxing bath of crude oil? This is a real thing in Azerbaijan. The article claims that the bath “looks, smells and flows like used engine oil.” Yes, well.

Doppler

For a show that’s all about nerds/geeks, The Big Bang Theory hasn’t gone over especially well with its featured demographic. Criticisms vary, from “it’s making fun of us” to “the laugh track is too much” to “it’s sexist.” Ryan Somma mounts a vigorous defense of the show, and though I don’t agree with everything he says, he makes some good points.

CodeGeeks

Speaking of geeks: 20 Kick-Ass Programming Quotes. #9: “Computer science education cannot make anybody an expert programmer any more than studying brushes and pigment can make somebody an expert painter.” -Eric S. Raymond

PA

Penny Arcade in classic form, mainly for the last two panels, which made my wife laugh even more than me.

maths

SMBC explains Fourier transforms, as only SMBC can.

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And finally: an old favorite I rediscovered recently, the comic Spooner. He’s stopped drawing them these days, but dig through the archive, and you can still find some pretty good stuff.

Have a stupendous weekend. See you Monday!

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2 responses to “Friday Links

  1. Hey can you please check out my blog for me and give feedback! Also The Big Bang Theory is ok.. but basically just a modern friends!

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