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- 2017 ladies and gentlemen, click your heels together and call an Uber. And get a taco on the way.
- The only filesystem that cares about your data just released 0.7.0 with a ton of new features.
"Adversarial Kittens" is my vaporwave BABYMETAL cover band.
- Claude Shannon is far less famous than he deserves, we all know this. I bet none of us knew that so was his wife
- Based on this new science, I should be filthy stinking rich
- Want to read a lot of words on AMD's new line and how it compares to Intel? AnandTech has you covered.
- A suspenseful thriller of ... marine insurance? The The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso.
- The "latencies every programmer should know" is a gem but I found the orders of magnitude almost more insightful.
- A nice little article on a modern Eureka moment.
Why are terminal emulators so slow? (This is why I use vim)
- I didn't quite follow the math on this but it's a great presentation on why the Fermi Paradox isn't really paradoxical if you look at the distribution of probabilities for the terms instead of the medians.
- Renewabls and energy storage work great for planetary missions (unless you have space nukes) and forward operating bases alike.
Everyone lives in cities and of course it's for a reason. Pity they're all on the coast and are going to be underwater. If only we could measure sea level rise from space...oh, darn. Maybe we can rebuild everything from porous aluminum and just float?
- Scientific support for winning just by "wanting it more".
- Stupid Ethereum Tricks: loan shark, SQL Server, 101, an 'OS' for building contracts, and...objectively compared to other blockchains.
- Nice reminder that we have no idea how to do surgery in zero-g. But we can grow human livers in mice and gene-edit human embryos at least.
- Everyone does monte carlo modeling for their investment portfolios, right? Right? Anyone? Well, you'll be shocked to hear that a gaussian distribution doesn't line up with reality
- From the you-got-that-much-data-from-what department: Building a 3D model by measuring displacement in water. That's one dimension and some rotations. Amazing.
- You know a plane is badly designed when the phrase "special rubber deck" is involved.
- Some nice new features in SSH
- CockroachDB Releases 1.0!
- Yet Another Serialization Format: Cauterize
- You got Python in my Rust!
- From the I'm-glad-someone-plays-eve-and-tells-me-about-it department: Corpse Collectors.
- Infosec Roundup: