Browsing Archive: August, 2013

Man should forget his mistakes

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 30, 2013, In : Humor 
A married man should forget his mistakes; no use two people remembering the same thing.
-- Duane Dewel

Website 4 the day:
Quick, funny shorts:
http://5secondfilms.com/

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Talk to God

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 30, 2013, In : Humor 
Why is it when we talk to God we're said to be praying, but when God talks to us we're scizophrenic?
-- Lily Tomlin

Website 4 the day:
How old are your ears?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxcbppCX6Rk&feature=youtu.be

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Rules for success

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 29, 2013, In : Humor 
There are two rules for success: 1) Never tell everything you know.
-- Roger H. Lincoln

Website 4 the day:
Free website privacy policy generator:
http://www.freeprivacypolicy.com/free-privacy-policy-generator.php

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Pure and simple truth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, In : Philosophy 
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
-- O. Wilde

Website 4 the day:
Watch a computer's thinking in chess:
http://turbulence.org/spotlight/thinking/chess.html

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Experimentation cannot prove me right

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, In : Philosophy 
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
-- A. Einstein

Website 4 the day:
Einstein for everyone:
http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton/teaching/HPS_0410/chapters/index.html

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Right too soon

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 26, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Being right too soon is socially unacceptable.
— Robert A. Heinlein

Website 4 the day:
System info:
http:/supportdetails.com/

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Late cannibal

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 25, 2013, In : Humor 
When the cannibal showed up late to the luncheon, they gave him the cold shoulder.

Website 4 the Day:
6 word stories:
http://www.sixwordstories.net/

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The heresy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 24, 2013, In : Philosophy 
The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
-- Helen Keller

Website 4 the day:
Specific-purpose calculators:
http://www.calculatoredge.com/

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We don't see

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : Philosophy 
We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are.
-- Anais Nin

Website 4 the day:
Make a pop-art poster:
http://bighugelabs.com/popart.php

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Suits in a garment bag

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 22, 2013, In : Humor 
Why do we put SUITS in a Garment Bag, and put Garments in a Suitcase?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Find similar websites:
http://www.websiteslike.org/

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Beauty not diminished

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Beauty is not diminished by being shared.
-- Robert A. Heinlein

Website 4 the day:
Bicycle power calculator:
http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/ProdDiss/Bicycle/bikecalc1.htm

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So little power

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : Philosophy 
The president should have so little power that it doesn't matter who they are ... instead of having so much power that it doesn't matter who they are.
-- Penn Jillette

Website 4 the day:
Epic Google:
http://www.toobigtouse.com/

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Man will lie awake all night

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Before a marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you've said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it.
-- Helen Roland

Website 4 the day:
Search a section of Mars:
http://www.google.com/mars//

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Stole a calendar

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 18, 2013, In : Humor 
A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months.

Website 4 the Day:
Great courses from great universities:
https://www.edx.org/

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Fill out a form

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Humor 
Why do you fill out a form by filling it in?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
100 year old 8th grade test:
http://tiny.cc/8thgradetest

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What procrastination gives you

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Humor 
Procrastination gives you something to look forward to.
-- Joan Konner

Website 4 the day:
Open source text-to-speech:
http://espeak.sourceforge.net/

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Don't like their sound

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 15, 2013, In : Philosophy 
We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
-- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962.

Website 4 the day:
Make a movie poster:
http://bighugelabs.com/poster.php

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A library is external

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, In : Philosophy 
A library is an external human memory.
-- Frederick G. Kilgour

Website 4 the day:
Multiplatform open-source programming language:
http://haxe.org/

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A life form with six or more legs

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, In : Humor 
A committee is a life form with six or more legs and no brain.
-- Robert A. Heinlein

Website 4 the day:
Learn web or smartphone programming for $25 to $49 per month:
http://teamtreehouse.com

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Who wants to hear?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 12, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? .
--- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

Website 4 the day:
Ethiopian multiplication:
http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Ethiopian_Multiplication

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Scouts' knot-tying class

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 11, 2013, In : Humor 
Our Boy Scouts' knot-tying class went off without a hitch.

Website 4 the Day:
High speed photos and explanations:
http://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2

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We went to Atari

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 10, 2013, In : Philosophy 
So we went to Atari and said, 'Hey, we've got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we' ll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we'll come work for you.' And they said, 'No.' So then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, 'Hey, we don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.'
-- Steve Jobs on attempts to get Atari and H-P interested in his and Steve Wozniak's personal computer.

Website 4 the day:
Feynma...

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Recite at a play

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : Humor 
Why do you recite at a play but you play at a recital?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Windows secret weapon:
http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/windows-wmic.html

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Every Tom, Dick and Harry

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Humor 
Every Tom, Dick and Harry is named Sam!
-- Samuel Goldwyn

Website 4 the day:
Open Source media player:
http://xbmc.org/about/

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How lying is done

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
-- Adrienne Rich

Website 4 the day:
Share keyboard/mouse on multiple systems:
www.inputdirector.com/

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If my husband ever

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : Philosophy 
If my husband ever met a woman on the street who looked like one of his paintings he would faint.
-- Jacqueline Roque, wife of Pablo Picasso

Website 4 the day:
Limit access to named websites:
http://keepmeout.com/en/

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All men

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : Philosophy 
All men are created unequal.
-- Robert A. Heinlein

Website 4 the day:
Develop games:
http://gamesalad.com

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No one knew

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 4, 2013, In : Humor 
No one knew she had a dental implant until it came out in a conversation.

Website 4 the Day:
Google game:
http://tiny.cc/3mmh0w

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Too many shortcomings

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 2, 2013, In : Philosophy 
This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.
-- Western Union internal memo, 1876.

Website 4 the day:
Google terminal:
http://www.masswerk.at/googleBBS

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If I had thought

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 1, 2013, In : Philosophy 
If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can't do this.
-- Spencer Silver on the work that led to the unique adhesives for 3-M "Post-It" Notepads.

Website 4 the day:
Google Gravity:
http://www.mrdoob.com/projects/chromeexperiments/google-gravity/

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Gable falling on his face

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 1, 2013, In : Philosophy 
I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper.
-- Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind."

Website 4 the day:
Google barrel roll:
http://goo.gl/8tMto

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