Numo: Hedgehog blog

May 17, 2008

Numo the Hedgehog

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Automatic Translation for Romanian

May 16, 2008

Google recently added support for Romanian to Google Translate. As you can imagine, it doesn’t really work for anything but short stereotypical phrases. So I wouldn’t really use it for learning pick up lines, even less for translating a blog 😉

My personal favorite: “Software” got translated to “Produse de plastic” that means “plastic products” in Romanian 🙂

The good news: you can always suggest a better translation.


Turning a sphere inside-out

March 23, 2008

(from an ol’ friend’s blog)


Shift Happens

January 1, 2008

Nice presentation I found on the blog of an old friend.


My Penis and Everyone Else’s (BBC Documentary)

November 21, 2007

Human Computation (Google Talk)

November 9, 2007

Dangerous Knowledge (BBC Documentary)

October 13, 2007

To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.

Boltzmann knew what it was to be in the grip of a beautiful and powerful idea. He once wrote that “What the poet laments holds for the mathematician. That he writes his works with the blood of his heart.” So we know that he was a passionate man.