Polyhistoric Man Of The Web

Category: mostly pointless.

  • Wordle letter stats and my new strategy

    Like everyone else in the world today, I’ve been playing Wordle lately. I’m notoriously horrible at spelling, but it’s been fun since it’s basically a logic game. As with any logic game, Math can be helpful so I grabbed every valid word from the world JavaScript and ran some stats on it. I found that […]

  • Top 10 posts I didn't publish this decade

    Over the last 10 years, I’ve not published a lot. By that I mean I’ve started drafting a post 198 times and left it in purgatory. I also have 4 that have sat for over a decade. Some of those are things I’m working on, but the vast majority of those will never see the […]

  • An adventure with a super useless one-liner to find the most common words in WordPress commit messages

    I read some insight into Drupal committing and they had a chart of the most common words in drupal commit messages. I thought it would be interesting to do something like that with WordPress Core, so I through together a bash one-liner to find this. It’s not the most eloquent solution, but it answers the […]

  • You should read What If

    I just finished reading What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe.  I expected a funny book with interesting information and it exceeded expectations.  Much like the What If Blog, the book answers absurd questions in a completely serious manner and does scientific reasoning to answer them. This seems like a great way […]

  • Chewbacca Slippers

    I’m not saying these are the best slippers, but they are pretty damn close.  I bet they keep you warm like the inside of a Tauntaun.

  • Clarendon Whole Foods pays customers to drive – Greater Greater Washington

    Clarendon Whole Foods pays customers to drive – Greater Greater Washington.

  • Testing Dictation in Mountain Lion

    Actual Text: The feature about OS X Mountain Lion that excites me the most is dictation. It allows me speak and have it automatically transcribed into text. This is me testing it out right now. So how did it do? Transcribed Text: The future about sex Ours is dictation To speak and have it automatically […]

  • The Best Starship

    Dr. Tyson uses a brilliant analogy, how we judge baseball players across eras, to demonstrate which Starship is the greatest of them all. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Loves The Starship Smackdown – Watch More Funny Videos Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Loves The Starship Smackdown Video. Hat Tip: Joe

  • Bacon Typography: A Delicious Use of Oink And Paper | Co. Design

    If you’ve always wanted to meet someone who brings home the bacon, look no further than Henry Hargreaves. And this has nothing to do with Hargreave’s successful career as a model for famous fashion houses including Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, and Jil Sander. The model-turned-photographer simply decided one day to dabble in pork fat and […]

  • This info graphic speaks to me

              Source:  I Love Charts – miscelletc: Doctor Venn by Loldwell Classic.. Hattip (Daryl)