Browsing Archive: April, 2013

A professor talks

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, In : Humor 
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
-- W. H. Auden

Website 4 the day:
Hubble photos:
http://www.hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire

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Nearly everything in history

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, In : Philosophy 

Very nearly everything that happened in history very nearly did not happen.
-- Alfred North Whitehead

Website 4 the day:
Read others' secrets:
http://www.postsecret.com/

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Been a jogger

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Humor 
He has been a jogger for three years running.

Website 4 the Day:
Science Fun:
http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/homeexpts/HOMEEXPTS.HTML

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Merely an illusion

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, April 27, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
-- Albert Einstein

Website 4 the day:
Guide to MySpace/Facebook/Friendster photos:
http://www.buttafly.com/originals/friendster2.php

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What I do here

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, April 26, 2013, In : Humor 
Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
-- Eugene Ormandy

Website 4 the day:
Make an app without coding:
http://www.appmakr.com/

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America's blessed life

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Humor 
If America leads a blessed life, then why did God put all of our oil under people who hate us?
-- Jon Stewart

Website 4 the day:
Make some music:
http://www.incredibox.com

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Here to help others

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Humor 
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
-- W. H. Auden

Website 4 the day:
States of the union:
http://stateoftheunion.onetwothree.net/

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Hofstadter's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, In : Humor 
Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
-- Douglas Hofstadter

Website 4 the day:
Break virtual glass:
http://www.false.jp/

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The Times headline

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Humor 
Foot Heads Arms Body
-- The Times headline when Michael Foot was put in charge of a nuclear disarmament committee.

Website 4 the day:
The Wilderness Downtown:
http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/

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Didn't tell mother

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, April 21, 2013, In : Humor 
He didn't tell his mother that he ate some glue. His lips were sealed.

Website 4 the Day:
National health statistics:
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

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People without hope

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : Philosophy 
People without hope for tomorrow have a very difficult time living for today.
-- Doug Kanney

Website 4 the day:
Tutorial and presentation software:
http://www.debugmode.com/wink/

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Out of reach

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, April 19, 2013, In : Philosophy 
What's out of reach always seems the best, whether it is or not.
-- Mary E. Pearce

Website 4 the day:
Learn your consumer rights:
http://www.consumerfed.org/index.php/consumer-privacy/fraud

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No substitute for excellence

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, April 18, 2013, In : Philosophy 
There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.
-- Thomas Boswell

Website 4 the day:
Offline Windows malware tool:
http://windows.microsoft.com/is-is/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline

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A tranquilizer

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
-- Arnold H. Glasow

Website 4 the day:
3D landscapes of anyplace on earth:
http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/

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Quality remembered

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten.
-- Julian Morel

Website 4 the day:
View/organize multimedia files:
http://www.freshdevices.com/picture_viewer_software.html

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No distance on earth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, April 15, 2013, In : Philosophy 
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.
-- Robert Nathan

Website 4 the day:
Geeky posters:
http://math.chapman.edu/~jipsen/mathposters/

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Retired teachers

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, April 14, 2013, In : Humor 
Retired teachers have no class.

Website 4 the Day:
Useless websites:
http://www.theuselessweb.com/

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Don't drum up the people

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, April 13, 2013, In : Philosophy 
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
-- Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Website 4 the day:
Online photo editor with filters (some free, some with subscription):
http://www.picmonkey.com/

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Expensive architecture

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, April 11, 2013, In : Philosophy 
If you think good architecture is expensive, try bad architecture.
-- Brian Foote and Joseph Yoder

Website 4 the day:
Public library companion:
http://libraryelf.com/

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Not enough to do your best

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, April 11, 2013, In : Philosophy 
It is not enough to do your best: you must know what to do, and THEN do your best. 
-- W. Edwards Deming

Website 4 the day:
Theodore Roosevelt's advice to startups:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i0MAYklF4M

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Why we are here

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, In : Philosophy 
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
-- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Website 4 the day:
Unusual deaths:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths

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No time to stop

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Humor 
There's no time to stop for gas, we're already late
-- Karin Donker

Website 4 the day:
How small is an atom:
http://www.ted.com/talks/just_how_small_is_an_atom.html

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No matter

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : Philosophy 
No matter what the problem is, it's always a people problem.
-- Jerry Weinberg

Website 4 the day:
What's invisible:
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-invisible-more-than-you-think-john-lloyd

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Interview aced

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, April 7, 2013, In : Humor 
He aced the interview at a rubber stamp company by making a good impression.

Website 4 the Day:
Collect/offer a reward:
http://www.rewarder.com/

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Why buy a product?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, April 6, 2013, In : Humor 
Why buy a product that it takes 2000 flushes to get rid of?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Search/replace for windows:
http://tools.tortoisesvn.net/grepWin.html

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Send some Styrofoam

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, April 5, 2013, In : Humor 
If you're sending someone some Styrofoam, what do you pack it in? 
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Another password review tool:
http://www.passwordmeter.com/

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Temperature doesn't matter

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Humor 
It doesn't matter what temperature the room is, it's always room temperature. 
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
How secure is your password?
http://howsecureismypassword.net/

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Million Shakespeares

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, In : Humor 
If you had a million Shakespeares, could they write like a monkey? 
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
DNS/URL tools:
http://viewdns.info/

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Microwaving instant coffee

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, In : Humor 
I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time. 
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Music metadata encyclopedia:
http://musicbrainz.org/

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Within walking distance

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, April 1, 2013, In : Humor 
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Video compositor:
http://www.debugmode.com/wax/

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