Mathematics Illuminated →
This site explains math really, really well. Topics range from prime numbers to non-euclidean geometry; from topology to chaos theory. Love it. I wish I had read this back when I was in high school. I’d have been a successful geek.
Cory Doctorow won't buy an iPad - and we shouldn't →
I agree with Doctorow on just about everything he said, except for his view that iPad apps are just the ‘CD-ROM revolution’ redux. There were plenty of great ideas that failed because the technology wasn’t up to it and I believe that touch technology will brings a whole new dimension to the ‘book 2.0’ thing. I even designed an ‘interactive book’ last year...