Vad har internet gjort för dig?

Jag föddes 21 mars 1992 – med andra ord påbörjades mitt skapande samma månad som Tim Berners-Lee postade det första meddelandet på webben i augusti 1991. Jag har växt upp med internet. Jag hade möjligheten att växa upp under en tid när en uppkopplad dator utvecklades från att vara en häftig grej som bara ett […]

xkcd: Forgot Algebra

I’ve wondered about this. It’s hard for me not to be a jerk when I hear someone say they don’t remember anything from math class (the same sadly goes with science as well as some classes such as programming). Isn’t the majority of a good life to learn stuff that’s simply awesome, without a pretense […]

My RSS feeds

Having gone off from traditional newspapers and TV reports more and more in the last few years, I’m now getting almost all of my news from RSS feeds (what is RSS?), anything from private blogs such as mine, to larger science blogs, news outlets and organisations such as NASA, and – let’s face it – […]

The web goes dark

It’s fantastic to see how the world wide web, which is by default a mass creation by literally billions of people, can get together for a cause. Today many pages across the web, including (the English versions of) Google, Wikipedia, xkcd, WordPress, Torrentz, go dark to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills that if passed […]

List of common misconceptions

Inspired by xkcd, I sat down and read through the Wikipedia page List of common misconceptions. Divided into multiple categories such as sport, chemistry and cooking, the article list common misconceptions, such as Thomas Edison inventing the light bulb and humans and dinosaurs having co-existed. It is surely a recommended read – either go the […]