Eclectifying

I talk about things I find interesting. I find a lot of things interesting…

Words as Art

by Ken Arnold on Thu 23 May 2013

There is a fish called the Sarcastic Fringehead. To me, that’s a post all in itself. That is just amazingly a thing. They named a fish the “Sarcastic Fringehead”. Aren’t folks wonderful? Isn’t it a glorious world that has such words in it? Some words are just art unto themselves. Not art in the sense […]

Word of the Day: Tetrachromat

by Ken Arnold on Wed 22 May 2013

You are most likely a trichromat, although dichromats are common enough. But only a few are tetrachromats. How many different kinds of cones in your eyeballs? Most people have three kinds (“tri-“, while colorblind people might have only two (“di-“). But apparently there are some folks who have four — “tetra”. And so they can see […]

Internet in a Box Anywhere, Data to the People Everywhere

by Ken Arnold on Mon 13 May 2013

The BRCK kickstarter project is moving fast, and well it should. Designed by people who do work in the field in Africa, the idea is to have a single, well, brick that will connect to the internet in any way available. It has a long battery life as well. They refer to it as a […]