28 July 2005

Processing dazzles

Complexification.net is an online art gallery. On display: visual applets programmed with Processing and Flash MX. Pretentious, striking, unquestionably cool, occasionally beautiful.

22 July 2005

Recent history is weird

It was illegal to sell contraceptives to unmarried women in Massachusetts until 1972, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional (Eisenstadt v. Baird).

Further reading: History of the Pill; Sex-related U.S. court cases.