Stale Thoughts and Broken Links

Old posts from my weblog.

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XKCD: Movie Narrative Charts.

"These charts show movie character interactions. The horizontal axis is time. The vertical grouping of the lines indicates which characters are together at a given time."

If this sticker is blue ...


Wikipedia: Alpha Centauri.

"Alpha Centauri ... is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus and an established binary star system.... To the unaided eye it appears as a single star, whose total visual magnitude would identify it as the third brightest star in the night sky. Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to the Solar System, being only 1.34 parsecs, or 4.37 light years away from our Sun."

50 years of space exploration.


Scripting News: Bruce Sterling at Reboot.

"He talks about clearing your life of posessions, how you should divide everything into four categories: 1. Beautiful things. 2. Things with emotional value. 3. Functional things. 4. Everything else.

"Divide each category into the things you keep and the things you get rid of."

Walter Kessinger

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