Just found out that English as She is Spoke is on wikisource. Highly recommended to all.
It’s a bit strange in that it has no real order and is a collection of semi–related stories about the development and use of the aqualung. Very informative about some of the physiological effects of diving.
A particularly potent part is Cousteau’s story of the first time bottom trawling had ever been filmed, revealing it to be a hideously inefficient and ineffective method of trawling. No–one had ever realised before, because no one had ever actually seen a net working.
@briansuda the last decent thunderstorm I’ve seen in SW England was about that long ago too :(
kissane tangible for objects/works, in-person, f2f or IRL for conversations or interactions
“Sometimes we are lucky enough to know that our lives have been changed, to discard the old, embrace the new and run headlong down an immutable course” Jacques Cousteau
Implementing pingback alone has already caused me more headaches than any other aspect of #taproot. WHY XMLRPC, HIXIE?
seb_ly gotta love F# phrygian!
Woah, pinocc.io looks like a dream come true. I can’t wait to start linking musical instruments up to the IoT.
bruce lawson for all the wrong reasons ;)
The result, the World Wide Web, what we know today as the Internet
Just because the book is not intended for a technical audience does not excuse blatant mistakes. If anything, it makes accuracy more important.