- The3is In Three — PhD students must explain their thesis topic in three minutes and one Powerpoint slide. Winner had written on the last words of Shakespearean characters as they met unlikely ends. No video alas, but what a great idea for an Ignite! (via sciblogs)
- Google Wave: We Came, We Saw, We Played D&D (ArsTechnica) — gamers using Wave to play RPGs. This can’t be the killer app, however, because it is not pornographic. (via BoingBoing)
- Metadata is Public Record (ArsTechnica) — Arizone State Supreme Court rules that metadata on the public record is itself in the public record. The test case was a cop who suspected his performance reports had been created when he asked for them and then backdated. His employer had argued the inode info wasn’t part of the public record, even though his report was. Sanity prevailed. (via glynmoody on Twitter)
- Cell Size and Scale — sweet zoomable interface to show the different relationships in size between everything from Times Regular 12pt to a Carbon atom (via salt, E. coli, hemoglobin, etc.). (via Tom Carden on Delicious)
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