A nice sunny day

Several things this morning:

(1) The feed from my Delicious bookmarks is still out of commission, but here are three, eclectic as ever, from the last couple of days:

Magic From Space: Traffic from Space Videos Blow Our Minds, Pants, and Socks (yup. UK traffic visualizations, the sort of thing I’ve been imagining for years, and here it is)

Geeks, nerds, or dorks? (Joho the Blog points to an explanation of the frontiers of physics)

Dumneazu: Polish Truck Stops: We Like Them. Very Much. (more food and music)

(2) Today’s BoingBoing tells us of Cliff Bolling, an enthusiast for 78 RPM records, who has digitized a whole lot of them (all this via a Wired blog posting). Since I’ve been playing around with the same general sort of effort to extract music from obsolete formats and organize the resulting mountain of mp3 files, it’s useful to see how somebody else approaches the enterprise.

(3) via Keep Swinging: Chinatown My Chinatown as a banjo duel. The banjo player on the left is Spats Langham; on the right Johan Lammers: