Category: wtf?

Sorry, China!

system, blogging, hacks, wtf?
I have to apologize to China, although if you're Chinese proper, I doubt you'll see this apology unless you're on vacation somewhere else or using a proxy. I've noticed a steady uptick in traffic to this site, notably this blog, over the past few mon… more »

Trolls of the long-lived variety

wtf?, chilling effects, berkeley, wikipedia
Some of you close to me will know that I spent a brief period of unpleasantness trying to do good work on Wikipedia when I was in graduate school. I haven't made serious substantive edits to Wikipedia since that time. The "high-water mark" of that pe… more »

Thunderbird and .ics files from Exchange

system, hacks, wtf?
Sigh. Outlook should die, die, die. Short version: if you use Thunderbird to read email and you regularly get `meeting.ics` files from people, install [Show All Body Parts]( i… more »

ATLAS.ti Software Compatibility

wtf?, research, usability
This is a rant; you may want to move on. As part of my work, I interact regularly with a piece of software, ATLAS.ti, that permits various forms of qualitative data analysis. Think of a project where we may have 30 or so interview transcripts and we… more »

Did I Get Socially Engineered on PATH?

hacks, wtf?
*(Short version: prolly not.)* I ride the PATH -- a subway that goes underneath the Hudson river from NJ to NYC -- almost daily to get to work at NYU. Yesterday, a curious thing happened that, at first, made me angry. Later, I realized I might have… more »
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And a few words about the structure of the eye . Everyone " retina ". Especially often we hear it buy clomid online in the phrase " retinal detachment ." So what is the retina ? This - the front edge of the brain, the most distant from the brain part of the visual analyzer. The retina receives light first , processes and transforms light energy into irritation - a signal that encodes all the information about what the eye sees . The retina is very complex and in their structure and function . Its structure resembles the structure of the cerebral cortex. The shell of the retina is very thin - about 0.14 mm.