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Galaxy Crash

No, it’s not the name of some crazy sci-fi sitcom or made-for-TV movie. Rather, Galaxy Crash is an “interactive java applet which allows you to model galaxy collisions on your own computer. With this applet you can study how galaxies collide and merge gravitationally…” [via BackupBrain]

Bastard Work ™

A new term…. Bastard Work to describe a category of not-really-real work, work that seems, well, illegitimate, especially when compared to real work. I’ve got these assumptions about what is real work and what is not-real work… they come out in questions like these: “Was that really writing I was doing if I was organizing […]