Browsing Archive: January, 2013

Pretend to be serious

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, January 31, 2013, In : Philosophy 
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.
-- Sacha Guitry

Website 4 the day:
How to be witty:
http://www.springhole.net/writing/be-witty-and-funny.htm

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A man's true measure

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Philosophy 
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
-- Samuel Johnson

Website 4 the day:
Why a mile is 5,280 feet:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/25108/why-are-there-5280-feet-mile-making-sense-measurements

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Everything can be counted

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
-- Albert Einstein

Website 4 the day:
Learn to count BlackJack cards:
http://www.ace-ten.com/strategy/advanced/tutorial

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Often regretted

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Philosophy 
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
-- Xenocrates

Website 4 the day:
Animated GIF from uploaded images:
http://gickr.com/

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Tornado went through

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 27, 2013, In : Humor 
When the tornado went through town it was quite a blow.

Website 4 the Day:
Random facts:
http://didyouknowarchive.com/

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Irony

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 27, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
-- Bill Nye

Website 4 the day:
Dictionary of obscure sorrows:
http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com

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Contemplation of the finite

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, January 25, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Humor is the contemplation of the finite from the point of view of the infinite.
-- Christian Morgenstern

Website 4 the day:
Recover data from lost partitions:
http://downloadsquad.switched.com/2011/02/19/gparted-0-8-can-recover-data-from-lost-partitions

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Serious philosophical work

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, January 24, 2013, In : Philosophy 
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
-- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Website 4 the day:
3D plans:

http://www.thingiverse.com/

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Comedy is tragedy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
-- Carol Burnett

Website 4 the day:
Copyright-free clip art:
http://www.wpclipart.com/

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Another defense

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
-- Mel Brooks

Website 4 the day:
Public domain images:
http://publicdomainpictures.net/

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Without humor

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, January 21, 2013, In : Philosophy 
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
-- Henry Ward Beecher

Website 4 the day:
Set start & end times for YouTube videos:
http://www.splicd.com/

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The concrete plant

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 20, 2013, In : Humor 
My job at the concrete plant seems to get harder and harder.

Website 4 the Day:
Personalized news feed:
http://www.icurrent.com/

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Truth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, January 19, 2013, In : Humor 
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.
-- Gloria Steinem

Website 4 the day:
Learn a language:
http://memrise.com

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Hemingway

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Hemingway was a jerk.
-- Harold Robbins

Website 4 the day:
Match crime to mug-shot:
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/time-waster

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Tolstoy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, January 17, 2013, In : Philosophy 
I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy.
-- Ernest Hemingway

Website 4 the day:
Quote masterpieces:
http://recitethis.com/

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Nietzsche

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
-- Leo Tolstoy

Website 4 the day:
Math and comp-sci matters better explained:
http://betterexplained.com/archives/

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Plato

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Plato was a bore.
-- Friedrich Nietzsc

Website 4 the day:
Compare local drug prices:
http://www.goodrx.com/

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Life's greatest hindrance

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
-- Plato

Website 4 the day:
Remember what you browse:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.hooeey.com/index.html

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Lost mood ring

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 13, 2013, In : Humor 
I lost my mood ring, I'm not sure how I feel about this.

Website 4 the Day:
Search error messages:
http://www.errorhelp.com/

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Always intimidating

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, January 12, 2013, In : Philosophy 
It's always intimidating to meet an icon.
-- Jennifer O'Neill

Website 4 the day:
Convert images to icons:
http://converticon.com/

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A good engineer thinks

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, January 11, 2013, In : Philosophy 
A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
-- Helmut Jahn

Website 4 the day:
Reverse engineer binaries:
http://www.backerstreet.com/rec/rec.htm

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Pay less attention

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, January 10, 2013, In : Philosophy 
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
-- Andrew Carnegie

Website 4 the day:
Monitor web pages:
http://watchthatpage.com/

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I can get by

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, In : Philosophy 
On a two week road trip I know I can get by better with no underwear than no laptop.
-- Curt Schilling

Website 4 the day:
Laptop manuals (except for Toshiba):
http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/

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Cannot direct wind

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, In : Philosophy 
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
-- Dolly Parton

Website 4 the day:
XPauto-start adjustment for experts:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

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This exhilarating moment

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, January 7, 2013, In : Philosophy 
In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery when you see the film and you say, Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
-- John Lithgow

Website 4 the day:
Stickfigure animator:
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/pivotstickfigure.html

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I'm inclined

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Humor 
I'm inclined to be laid back.

Website 4 the Day:
Free image/photo editor:
http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

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Necessary to life

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Philosophy 
Dreams are necessary to life.
-- Anais Nin

Website 4 the day:
Free animations:
http://www.animationlibrary.com/

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We need dreams

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, January 5, 2013, In : Philosophy 
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
-- John F. Kennedy

Website 4 the day:
Time-frequency analysis:
http://www.baudline.com/index.html

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Don't use drugs

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, January 3, 2013, In : Philosophy 
I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.
-- M. C. Escher

Website 4 the day:
Average face images:
http://www.faceresearch.org/demos/average

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Men of action

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, In : Philosophy 
All men of action are dreamers.
-- James Huneker

Website 4 the day:
Desktop calculator:
http://speedcrunch.org/en_US/index.html

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Not old

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, In : Philosophy 
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
-- John Barrymore
Legal search:
http://www.law.cornell.edu/search/lii

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