Just an insight into where my mind is at: while doing some Greek translation exercises at lunch today, I caught myself thinking: “So does that mean the future passive is derived from the aorist passive? Yes it does… ah… that makes sense now…”
[jord] Espresso Drinks Illustrated
In this presentation on the user interface redesign of WordPress, there are lots of great points, but the highlight is whether navigation items in a web-app should be nouns or verbs, and how you should decide.
The last three chapters of the textbook are on miscellany. The words for “I sit down”, “I lie down”, “I know”, “I am able” are interesting: they have perfect endings, but present meanings. Have I lost you yet? The most scary part of chapter 18 (this week’s chapter) is the notion of principal parts. For […]
Mythbusters: What does a bull in a china shop really do?
Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum Somehow the third installment in this franchise manages to be a good action movie and seems to continue the story of the first two. There are some gaping plot holes, but no more than your average action movie, I guess. An enjoyable distraction – somehow, without any bad language that I […]
Modern Approaches to Data Visualization – no excel graphs here!
Cafe Culture Downunder – a review of the evolution of espresso sales in Australia
[matt] Though successful in their day jobs, the players in the Really Terrible Orchestra are revelling in their inability to play well.
Chris Braga gives some useful advice on how to go to church.