A random collection of daily links drawn from the depths of the Internet.

1/16/12 Gil's LotD: The Restart Page

http://www.therestartpage.com Relive the restart process from a number of different systems.

1/15/12 Gil's LotD: Ocean waves

http://pruned.blogspot.com/2012/01/simulant-waves.html Tele-Present Water is a sculpture that remotely mimics ocean waves in real time.


1/14/12 Gil's LotD: That's what she said

https://github.com/DanielRapp/twss.js This program uses statistical models to predict whether or not a sentence can be made into a "that's what she said" joke.


1/12/12 Gil's LotD: Peppercorn

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppercorn_%28legal%29 A peppercorn is a token cost put into a contract to obscure the actual amount of consideration given.

2011 in Gilman music

I've decided to put together a top 45 list out of some of the albums I've listened to in the past year. This isn't a list of top albums that came out in 2011, it's a list of my personal favorites that I first heard in 2011. I was able to get in one album on most nights in the spring but slacked quite a bit in the fall. If you like any one band on here I encourage you to check out the others.

Bonus drinking game: take a drink every time Stereolab is mentioned.

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1/9/12 Gil's LotD crap: switchDiskSizeBase

http://web.me.com/brkirch/brkirchs_Software/Mac_OS_X_Software.html For whatever dumb reason Apple switched to base 10 units in MacOS X 10.6. This program sets it back.

12/22/11 Gil's LotD: Transit maps

http://transitmaps.tumblr.com/ Real and fake public transportation maps from all around the world.

12/15/11 Gil's LotD: Bananas

http://www.ediblegeography.com/spaces-of-banana-control/ I'll bet you had no idea you could use ripening bananas to heat your house.


12/11/11 Gil's LotD: Atlas Obscura

http://atlasobscura.com Atlas Obscura keeps an online reference of interesting tourist attractions.

Pilgrim's Cranberry Apple Cobbler

This recipe was taken from the Everyday Dutch Oven blog. As things neared towards Thanksgiving he started putting up seasonal recipes and descriptions of his (elaborate) Thanksgiving Dutch Oven setups. I saw this recipe earlier in the month and tossed it into my file because of the cranberry. Also, right before Thanksgiving I went to the local Tractor Supply Store for their Black Friday deals. They had a regular height 12 incher for $15 (marked down from $20).

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