Infographic: Colorizing Walter White’s Decay.
Fascinating post about the costume colours of the main characters of Breaking Bad throughout the show’s multiseason run.
After Walt’s cancer diagnosis, his colors become stronger, and eventually go black. When the cancer returns or when he’s defeated, the drab khaki returns. The closer he gets to Gus, and the stronger his ties to blue meth, the more blue shows up in his barcode.
Worth following this blog – tdylf.com – “the droid you’re looking for” – if you are a nerdy film fan.
Highly amused. I live with an app developer who is writing home health monitoring software and we got a delivery of measurement devices today. We’ve been recording each other’s temperature and blood pressure with the above kit, and beeping it to an NFC reading device. Finally I have discovered what “eighty over fifty!” means when exclaimed in a hospital drama by looking up a blood pressure table.
The nice thing about this blog is that I don’t feel too precious about it. Hence I’ve switched over to the new WordPress Twenty Thirteen default theme, to see how it handles. Besides don’t people just read blogs with an RSS reader? Apparently not from the death of Google reader, which hugely surprised me.
The first noticeable difference is that it’s configured up to work a lot more like tumblr which in my opinion had been gaining ground due to the simplicity of the interface and focus on “doing what bloggers do” which is primarily sharing and curating content, be it links, articles, photos, video or audio.
This theme has the custom look for these different types of post types. Which is a good idea, as the WordPress interface to my mind, predominately suggests I should be writing real, considered content, not just boshing out a link or a photo as I do with more regularity at neuromantic.org. Tumblr has a lower barrier to entry, psychologically at least.
Intended as something between a flapjack and a cake, it is vegan and doesn’t add any fat or unrefined sugar. Of course it’s a riot of calories with over half of the ingredients being dried fruit but still it’s pretty “raw” as sweet snacks go. Continue reading