Just came back from a short vacation to Canada, and had a little geeky story to share .
While on a bus tour on the Trans-Canada Highway, our guide, who has lived in Calgary for the past 20-something years, mentioned that it used to be the longest national highway in the world.  Well, until... (more)
Just noticed this interesting tidbit from Wikipedia . It is always interesting for me to see similarities in designs (scaling or otherwise) across different disciplines.
Since starting work at Quora a month ago, things couldn't have been better. The company has gotten larger but it's still really cozy. I've had the chance to work together on some projects with smart dedicated folks (yay Matyas Tamas, Anne K. Halsall, Quora User and Edmond Lau), and learn somethi... (more)