Archive for September, 2008

Sep 10 2008

Raising the driving age

Published by under media

Taking aim at a longstanding rite of passage for 16-year-olds, an influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the age for getting a driver’s license to 17 or even 18. Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a research group funded by the auto insurance industry, acknowledged the idea […]

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Sep 09 2008

Spore: The game of intelligent design

Published by under design,education,science

Spore is an epically conceived attempt to provide a game that lets you oversee your little creature from tidepool to galactic domination.  While this sounds like an educational game about evolution, this is not a science based game about evolution by natural selection. It’s a game about intelligent design.  You have godlike powers over your […]

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Sep 04 2008


Published by under coding

It seems we’re always on the lookout for a workable inline code documentation system.  The pros and cons of doing this are always fighting it out, with a significant con being that this tends towards overdocumentation. At any rate, I just read that the Python documentation switched over from LaTeX to reStructuredText.   One of […]

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