Book Passage has posted the video of Paul Theroux’s talk last month.
If you have been looking for a great Calculus course to take for free online, I can highly recommend Professor Robert Ghrist’s Calculus: Single Variable course on Coursera. The visually animated lectures are engaging, the homework problems are challenging, and the experience was quite rewarding when I took the course.
I’m probably late to the party here, but I just discovered while about to waste some trees to print out an article to read later that I can pick my “Nexus 7” in the list of printers in the Chrome browser’s print dialog. The article immediately opened as a PDF in the document reader on my Nexus 7 tablet. Pretty handy, and saved some paper.
Before speaking last night at Book Passage, Paul Theroux stopped by the KQED studios to give this one hour interview.
Nice explanation of why bees build their honeycomb out of hexagons:
An interesting article about the current state of Google Glass. At this week’s Google I/O conference, not many of the Google faithful were seen wearing Glass, not even Google executives or employees. I haven’t been able to try it yet, but I don’t think I’d wear one myself in public…