Posts Tagged ‘california’

California Coastline

January 7, 2010

TOTD spotted this at No.2 in the Time 50 Best Websites 2009. Photographing the entire coastline of California from a helicopter flying as low as 500 feet sparked some controversy and, like Google’s Street View,┬áit does raise some questions about privacy. There’s no denying though that the detail in some of the photos is very engrossing.

http://www.californiacoastline.org/

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Babbage and his Difference Engine

June 4, 2008

You may have come across Babbage’s brilliance before, but this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBuJqUfO4-w

is a good summary of what he achieved and reveals how is work is spreading.