Monday, 23 February 2015

Spot the Pun

I spotted this while walking through Sydney a few years ago. Can you spot the pun - of sorts?

Image source:
Clue: Juxtapose the name of the house and the type of shop.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Two consecutive thoughts

"First, the question of why there is something rather than nothing is neither silly nor just of interest to philosophers and "armchair speculators". Second, like all good philosophy, by the end of the journey the prize is not necessarily getting an answer, but rather consists in gaining a much richer and more nuanced understanding of the question."
I found this in some of my notes having found it - I don't know where - some time ago. Although I cannot attribute it to its proper source, I offer it nonetheless considering it too good to waste.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Drawn QRCode

Continuing my bazaar interest in barcodes and the like, I thought that I'd draw a QR code on squared paper and see what whether it would scan. It did.

Here are the original QR code (ISO 18004) and the drawn - both saying 'Marginalia55', as usual:

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Changing the World

"You can't change the world but you may be able to pass on some useful ideas that prove helpful to others and so change their world."