Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: May, 2012

Bookmarks for May 28th through May 30th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 28th from 20:01 to 21:19: ZOMBIES, RUN! – @hondanhon: Just completed a 3.22 mile run playing #zombiesrun: collected 12 supplies http://t.co/RorVsTue Twitter / iamdanw: Was trying to pay by cash […]

Thought experiment: medical and pharma patents

One of the things that crossed my mind when I was writing my quantified self post was the state of intellectual property – primarily patents – in the field of blood glucose testing. There’d be the patents for the sensing strips themselves and the methods through which you design the capillaries to draw the hood […]

Bookmarks for May 28th from 18:59 to 19:58

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 28th from 18:59 to 19:58: Overview | Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE – another one for the "if I were creating a startup" list Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Review • […]

Bookmarks for May 26th through May 28th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 26th from 04:53 to 14:22: Manhattanhenge | Hayden Planetarium – What will future civilizations think of Manhattan Island when they dig it up and find a carefully laid out network […]

Bloody-mindedness

Optimism, pessimism, fuck that; we’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work. – Elon Musk interviewed by Wired in August 2008.

Bookmarks for May 25th from 16:38 to 18:31

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 25th from 16:38 to 18:31: FuelBand for alpha waves (16 May., 2012, at Interconnected) – Matt on a follow-on Fuelband for alpha waves makes the following note: "And then I […]

It’s like Argos…

I’m in New York for a friend’s wedding and it’s one of those occasions where I’ll break out the DSLR for some nice(r) photographs. The thing this time has been to get a replacement 50mm f1.8 lens because the one I have, fantastic as it has been, has decided to separate itself into two substantially […]

Bookmarks for May 23rd through May 25th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 23rd from 10:09 to 15:59: Marvel Comics creates superhero in honor of hearing-impaired boy | MetaFilter – Amusing just for the responses about Hawkeye. Functional MRI in Awake Unrestrained Dogs […]

Bookmarks for May 22nd through May 23rd

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 22nd from 12:04 to 08:09: StoryCode: Immersive Storytelling | Home – Portland should have one of these. Notable for a surprisingly sane lack of the T-word on the front page. […]

Bookmarks for May 21st through May 22nd

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 21st from 09:09 to 11:20: Untitled – @hondanhon: RT @agencyofconey: The talented people of @failbettergames are opening up their storygame platform. Sign up here to help test: http://t. … Instagram […]