Quotes

Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

I find many adults are put off when young children pose scientific questions. Why is the Moon round? the children ask. Why is grass green? What is a dream? How deep can you dig a hole? When is the world’s birthday? Why do we have toes? Too many teachers and parents answer with irritation or ridicule, or quickly move on to something else: ‘What did you expect the Moon to be, square?’
Children soon recognize that somehow this kind of question annoys the grown-ups. A few more experiences like it, and another child has been lost to science. Why adults … Read More

Internet didn’t break. :/ #Windows10

Microsoft’s approach of staging Windows 10 downloads in a tiered model is working well and was a smart way to go about it. They still have a long way to go, as updates still have to roll out for corporate versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 and plenty of users won’t update in the first 24 hours, so a lot more traffic is coming. But the way Microsoft is metering the delivery seems to have provided most with a good download experience. I have seen some users complaining their download is taking four, or even six hours to finish,

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