Understanding Margin of Error

January 24, 2007 at 9:04 am | Posted in Animation, Dance, Education, Mathematics, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

If you think you understand ‘margin of error,’ you would do well to double-check your understanding of what Mark Chu-Carroll asserts is “the most widely misunderstood and misleading concept in statistics.

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Resources For Autodidacts

January 14, 2007 at 11:20 pm | Posted in Animation, Education, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

If you’re interested in teaching yourself, help yourself to dozens of classes here!

Jorge Luis Borges: This Craft Of Verse

January 11, 2007 at 10:09 am | Posted in Animation, Art, Education, Literature, Software | 1 Comment

Recently discovered in Harvard’s archives, these are rare recordings of Borges himself lecturing.

Anarchist U

January 4, 2007 at 6:39 pm | Posted in Animation, Education | Leave a comment

Toronto is the home for a “free school” that wanders the city, providing classes in various spaces, supported by a community wikiZOMBIE explains.

Software and Community in the Early 21st Century

December 17, 2006 at 1:17 am | Posted in Architecture, Books, Economics, Education, Fashion, Gratis, History, Legal, Philosophy, Politics, Propaganda, Software, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Eben Moglen’s keynote address given at the Plone Conference: the early signs of infosocialism?

SOS Children’s Wikipedia CD

November 26, 2006 at 5:09 am | Posted in Animation, CG, Education, Gratis, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

A children’s charity assembles 2,500 hand-picked articles, selected for their educational strength.

“I” Is For “Infidel”

November 15, 2006 at 5:16 am | Posted in Animation, Education, Fantastic, History, Journalism, Physics, Politics, Religion, Weapons, Webware | Leave a comment

Kathy Gannon speaks at length about the history of Afghanistan from 1986 to the present.

Sub Rosa Magazine

November 14, 2006 at 8:40 am | Posted in CG, Education, Esoterica, Gratis, Journalism, Philosophy, Politics, Religion | Leave a comment

Exploring the fringes of religion with an open mind and in good faith.

Endangered Ugly Things

November 1, 2006 at 7:15 pm | Posted in Animation, Biology, Education, Statistics | Leave a comment

Sure, baby seals are cute, but these guys are also at risk.  Be repulsed by them now, because you may not have the chance in the future.

Research Beyond Google

November 1, 2006 at 11:42 am | Posted in Animation, Education, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

The Online Educational Database outlines 119 resources for ‘deep web search’ that range from fair to excellent.

Essay Generator

October 15, 2006 at 8:35 pm | Posted in Animation, Books, Education, Humor, Webware | 2 Comments

While many learned professors have abandoned hope of ever discovering the truth behind the essay generator, I for one feel that it is still a worthy cause for examination.”

Interactive Whiteboard

October 15, 2006 at 9:00 am | Posted in Animation, Education, Eye Candy, Legal, Physics, Reference, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

This whiteboard let you edit your own sketches as well as animate what you’ve drawn.

Everything2

September 23, 2006 at 9:21 am | Posted in Art, Books, Economics, Education, Esoterica, Fiction, History, Journalism, Literature, Painting, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Reference, Science, Software, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Writings by writers, on a vast array of topics, ranging from how to brute-force a keypad car door to wikified poetry to even a whole lot of different views on ‘society’ and its implications.

Banned: The Golden Book Of Chemistry Experiments

September 21, 2006 at 6:39 pm | Posted in Advertising, Animation, Books, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Education, Gratis, Painting, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

The 1960s children’s book of exciting and dangerous chemistry they don’t want you to read! (free!)

Open Source Physics

September 8, 2006 at 8:16 pm | Posted in Animation, Education, Legal, Painting, Physics, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

A project that “seeks to create and distribute curricular material for physics computation and physics education at all levels.

Imagining The 10th Dimension

July 13, 2006 at 8:37 am | Posted in Animation, Education, Fiction, Legal, Philosophy, Physics | Leave a comment

A flash-based thought experiment that walks you through what existing in 10-dimentional space means.

The Philosophy of Liberty

July 11, 2006 at 4:16 am | Posted in Architecture, Education, Gratis, Legal, Philosophy, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Stick figures mime out a proposal for achieving a “truly free society.”

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