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whole lotta non-healthcare-related links [Jun. 28th, 2012|02:00 pm]
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Programming stuff:
- Both true and false: a Zen moment with C - legit, but pretty funny.

- Why is processing a sorted array faster than an unsorted array? - understanding how hardware works is important when optimizing software.

- VIM Clutch is hardware pedal to toggle vim between insert and normal mode. This is actually kinda tempting!

Other stuff:
- How we die (in one chart) - wow, I didn't realize how big of a problem tuberculosis/pneumonia/influenza used to be. Yay science!

- What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America? - interesting discussion on Quora.

- Navy Plan To Fire Dust Clouds At Space Junk Would Take 10 Years - hmm, that's kinda neat.

- Video of a Mercedes racing a golf ball - yeah, that's pretty cool.

- Map of MLB player hometowns - pretty much what I expected, although some kinda heatmap might be nicer - there are a lot of markers in the US. (thanks Shawn!)

- The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever

[User Picture]From: andrewhime
2012-06-29 09:56 am (UTC)
3 from Denton. One hot guy a year older than me, and one Hispanic guy who has a huge lipper in one of his Google image search pics.
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From: brittongregory
2012-06-30 01:00 am (UTC)
In the firmware world, we deal with similar compiler-related problems *all the time*. And yes, it's fun!
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