Over the beer, the conversation turned—for no sane reason—to computer operating systems. There being some non-technical folks at the table, I then had to cough up a metaphor to contextualize the relationship between Mac OS X and UNIX, thuswise: There is one true religion in operating systems, and it is UNIX. Or maybe it\'s not … Continue reading Over-Extended Metaphor for the day – Charlie’s Diary
This interactive model showing the relative scales of the very small and very large has been around for a while, but is still pretty amazing! Definitely worth checking out if you haven’t seen it before. (Warning: it’s somewhat CPU intensive, so not sure how well it would work on a phone or other mobile device.)
An interesting & actual description of the scale of this Universe we live in.
Don’t be surprised if it leaves you amazed, humble, scared, insignificant, fortunate, perplexed, confused….& numerous UN-named feelings.
Click here to be amazedLink : http://htwins.net/scale2/