Kathy Sierra talks to the web development community about cognitive load and life long learning. Even if you are not planning to be a computer coder, she does a great job of explaining cognitive load in real life.
Relativity turned 100 and how better to celebrate than watching great animation and listening to “Dr. Tennant” brogue about it. Enjoy watching from the tesseract you built in your basement like I did.
When age fell upon the world,
and wonder went out of the minds of men;
when grey cities reared to smoky skies tall towers grim and ugly,
in whose shadow none might dream of the
sun or of Spring’s flowering meads;
when learning stripped the Earth of her mantle of beauty
and poets sang no more of twisted phantoms seen
with bleared and inward looking eyes;
when these things had come to pass, and childish hopes had gone forever, there was a man who traveled out of life on a quest into spaces whither the world’s dreams had fled.
The first post, kind of a launching place. This will be the last item on a chain so if you are here go find something interesting elsewhere. Look for things that interest me, ideas I’m wrestling with and general nonsense. I’m now going to add all my stockpiled content.