Tab Sweep 4

In which I post, with little or no comment, a variety of unrelated things that are cluttering up my browser and/or newsreader…

Pixar’s Brad Bird on Fostering Innovation (via Daring Fireball.)

The WALL-E robot toy I linked to the other day is out in the wild and Gizmodo has the video (and pictures) to prove it.

A hard drive recovered from the debris of the Space Shuttle Columbia has yielded valuable data from the Critial Viscosity of Xenon experiment that was aboard that flight. (via Engadget.)

Making and Maintaining a Master Information Document (via Lifehacker.)

A nice companion to my “Happy Birthday BASIC” post: Everything I Needed to Know About Programming I Learned from BASIC (Coding Horror).

Worlds Tallest Lego Tower Reaches 100-Foot Mark (Gizmodo).

Max Silvestri of ”Gabe and Max’s How to Get The Dreamlife of Your Dreams Using The Internetparodies the video of Nicholas White stuck in an elevator. (via BoingBoing.)