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Monday, January 09, 2017

The best wireless headphones

Sennheiser wins all the spots for the best Wi-Fi headphones (link).

RS 180 and 170 are at the top, right after the new 220.

Using both of these today, listening to various types of music, is quite indulging. It is extremely hard to go back to the old PC headphones after this experience!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Morphic Field

"if rats of a particular breed learn a new trick in Harvard, then rats of that breed should be able to learn the same trick faster all over the world, say in Edinburgh and Melbourne"

"Habits are subject to natural selection; and the more often they are repeated, the more probable they become, other things being equal."

http://www.sheldrake.org/research/morphic-resonance/introduction

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Umlauts with Auto Hotkey

Auto Hotkey, besides being a great help for redefining keyboard shortcuts when using Dvorak keyboard, comes in very handy when using German umlauts.

Here is a script that defines CapsLock + letter to produce an umlaut version of the letter pressed.

A modification might be used if using Dvorak layout but wanting to use the Qwerty keys for umlauts just because they're easier to locate on the keyboard.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Mental Models

https://medium.com/@yegg/mental-models-i-find-repeatedly-useful-936f1cc405d#.yfh9gqwsr

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Bosnian Statistics

From the last census.
http://www.slobodna-bosna.ba/vijest/33991/koliko_nas_je_ostalo_srba_manje_280_hiljada_hrvata_217_hiljada_a_bosnjaka_142_hiljade.html#.V3UOYcNf21I.facebook

Monday, June 27, 2016

One foot in, one foot out

Probably the best summary of Brexit and the future.

"The prospect of a long, drawn-out and inconclusive farewell prompted French political scientist Jean-Louis Bourlanges, a former European Parliament member, to quip that the outcome of last week's British referendum would make little difference.

"Before, the UK had one foot in and one foot out of the EU. Afterwards, it will be exactly the opposite," he said.

"Analysis - UK's friends seek EU third way as Johnson wants all the cake" - http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKCN0ZD278

Monday, June 20, 2016

Country codes (ISO & UN standards)

The link below contains a list of countries with their 2-letter ISO, and 3-letter UN codes:

Complete List of Country & Dialing Codes (link)


Let the kids eat dirt

Source: Why your kids should eat dirt (link)