Readings for Lunch — [ 20 Jan 2015 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

Can you recognise this image? Do you know what it is? I do, with a lot of nostalgia.
Look at this collection of "about" boxes from vintage Mac applications.

SCIENCE

Gigapixels of Andromeda

Via Lotti Haxell
One of the sharpest and most defined image of the Andromeda galaxy, transformed in a mind-blowing video.
(Try the zoom-in version too)

LEARNING

Command Line Primer

Sometimes the only idea of using the command line (or the "terminal", if you prefer) is intimidating. This simple guide will show you how to start using it with some confidence.