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... couldn’t say “yes” fast enough. As a kid, I read a lot of comics, crime novels and science fiction - from Spider-Man to Batman to Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie to Star Trek and back again. I loved ...
Sunday, 21 October 2018
2. The HAL 9000 Christmas ornament
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... that celebrates 50 years of the science-fiction masterpiece. Press the button to see the ornament light up as HAL says several memorable phrases. Side note: reviewers can't decide if it's actually Douglas ...
Friday, 19 October 2018
... should get round this. Royal Society Open Science journal: Friction-lowering capabilities and human subject preferences for a hydrophilic surface coating on latex substrates: implications for increasing ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018
4. The Poet of Code
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... of the 200th Anniversary of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège. And this was a party with a purpose. Hennessy gathered masters in arts and design, science, technology, music and entertainment, business, aerospace, ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018
... Officer of SXSW. This chance meeting sparked a conversation between Karen and Dustin that became a collaborative effort with the 2018 SXSW Art Program. “Convergent Visions” probes various areas in science ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
... was her grandfather's cousin. Her interest sparked, she began her own cryptozoological quest. The result is Wild Thing, a fantastic podcast about Bigfoot researchers, Sasquatch and science, legend and ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Sarah Gailey's micro-short-story STET is a beautiful piece of innovative storytelling that perfectly blends the three ingredients for a perfect piece of science fiction: sharply observed technological ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
... hypothesis." From Science News: Scientists linked both skills to certain spots in the brain: The left orbitofrontal cortex and the right hippocampus were both bigger in the better smellers and better ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
9. Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, RIP
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Paul Allen, billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, philanthropist, science fiction fan, and founder of Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (formerly the Experience Museum Project), has died from complications ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
... me feel so cheerful. Via Science Alert: A new analysis of 10 years of FDA records reveals that from 2007 to 2016, almost 750 dietary supplements were found to be contaminated with secret doses of totally ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
... to the contrary. A lot of things are at play here. Eugenics. Racism. The controversial science of direct to consumer DNA testing. The long history of white people claiming Native American ancestry for ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
ARTICLE – I recently attended the 2018 New York Comic Con, literally my most favorite place in the world. NYCC showcases everything I love; Comic books, Fantasy art, Superheroes, Pop culture, Science fiction ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
NASA sure hasn't been having a great time with its telescopes. The Chandra X-ray Observatory has gone into safe mode and halted all its science operations a few days after Hubble shut down due a gyroscope ...
Sunday, 14 October 2018
Science Alert claims this illusions mimics time travel in the brain. I think the illusion works, but I saw no dinosaurs. Via Science Alert: In the Illusory Rabbit, the middle flash never happens, ...
Friday, 12 October 2018
... the principles of science to business, teaching managers to methodically target waste, maximize output and streamline the flow from producer to consumer. In a nutshell, it's a universal process that can ...
Friday, 12 October 2018
... Committee on Commerce, Science and Transporta... Read all  ...
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Some parts of machine learning are incredibly esoteric and hard to grasp, surprising even seasoned computer science pros; other parts of it are just the same problems that programmers have contended with ...
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Joshua Browder launched DoNotPay when he started his computer science degree at Stanford; at first the app automated the process of fighting traffic tickets, then it expanded to helping homeless people ...
Thursday, 11 October 2018
NEWS – This week we are bringing you information about five different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter that will be of interest to security conscience people, EDC fans, ...
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Is wireless power possible, and did Nikolai Tesla make a tower that could transmit a useful amount of electrical power wirelessly? In this video, the Action Lab Man conducts demonstrations with a Tesla ...
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
... gross misuse of power.” Alex Ahmed, a doctoral candidate in computer science at Northeastern University in Boston, said she organized a student discussion on campus this month to debate whether they should ...
Monday, 08 October 2018
22. IPCC climate report is most urgent yet
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... science on climate change and making recommendations as to what must be done to avert the most catastrophic outcomes; their latest report is the gravest yet, where even the most optimistic projections ...
Monday, 08 October 2018
Not so long time ago artificial music intelligence was considered to be a “science fiction”, but, thanks to a small team of like-minded people from Italy, it became true. Read more on MAKE The post ...
Friday, 05 October 2018
... who joins other science fiction writers who won the prize, including Octavia Butler and Jonathan Lethem. Congrats, Kelly! Read the rest Read all  ...
Friday, 05 October 2018
Ada Palmer is a University of Chicago Renaissance historian (and so much more: librettist, science fiction novelist, and all-round polymath); she has convened a series of seminars at the University in ...
Thursday, 04 October 2018