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Salim Fadhley writes, "Portals of London, an urban exploration blog, presents an alternative geography of London. It's a catalog of the weird, decrepit and slightly crumpled - things the author posits ...
Friday, 19 October 2018
... prompts as he writes his next novel, invoking it midsentence to get suggestions for completing the thought. The system was trained on an exotic corpus of old Wired articles, the Internet Archive's storehouse ...
Friday, 19 October 2018
Pete Warden (previously) writes persuasively that machine learning companies could make a ton of money by turning to data-compression: for example, ML systems could convert your speech to text, then back ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018
... by Julia Pugachevsky on Twitter: "THE EYES," she writes. UPDATE: Combine this year's two most popular Halloween accessories in a single terrific costume! Read the rest Read all  ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Solderer writes, "Old-school humor Magazine The American Bystander was dropped by its printer, citing prurient content (i.e. humor). Publisher Michael Gerber describes the ongoing situation in terms that ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
Alex Little writes, "The Parkland kids created a rube goldberg machine that shows the predictable domino effect of responses from politicians and media after every school shooting." Kesha and her ...
Monday, 15 October 2018
Back in 2014, David wrote up Jeremy Bell's prototype "ScrubBoard" that enabled a scratch-like effect with magnetic audiotape. Bell writes, "I've made a lot of progress on my device since then, and I have ...
Sunday, 14 October 2018
Now that's dedication. IMGURian Mike Matola is a wonderful weird genius. He hand-copied the entire Jurassic Park script, line by line, to create this line art of a scene from the Steven Spielberg dinosaur ...
Saturday, 13 October 2018
... on what people had on their profiles),” writes Rosen in the post. “For 14 million people, the attackers accessed the same two sets of information, as well as other details people had on their profiles.” Bu ...
Saturday, 13 October 2018
10. Facebook's value has crashed 30% since July
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
"Investors are bailing" from Facebook, writes CNN Money. The share price for the disgraced social media firm has dropped 30% since July. Facebook has had a hard time shaking its image as a firm that happily ...
Friday, 12 October 2018
... thinks this has enough merit to proceed. Jason A Holt writes, "The USPTO, after receiving letters of protest containing over 100 pages of evidence that the phrase 'Dragon Slayer' is widely used in the ...
Friday, 12 October 2018
... writes Waverly Colville at NBC News, and “The USPS proposed a 9.3 percent increase on this service for packages weighing over one pound and a 12.3 percent increase to lighter packages.” Excerpt: Trump ...
Friday, 12 October 2018
Bernie Sanders -- who seems to have kicked off a 2020 presidential bid -- writes about the terrifying global parallels to Trumpism, from Japan to the Philippines to Hungary to Turkey and beyond, and talks ...
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
... Court. As Taylor Hatmaker writes on Techcrunch, there's a lot of tone-deafness in the launch of this product. It's not just the obvious creepiness of letting a company that can't go ten minutes without ...
Tuesday, 09 October 2018
... deal at the end. The filmer writes: "The teenagers play a number of games, and then got their tickets counted which ran into the thousands. Finally, they trade their vouchers for a major prize." Read the ...
Friday, 05 October 2018
Charles Wallace writes, "In 1891 the Royal Albert Hall hosted what may be the first sci-fi convention, centered on the book 'The Coming Race' by our old friend Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The video linked above ...
Thursday, 04 October 2018
Susan Schorn writes, "The Political Action Committee 'Cowboys for Liberty' has released some funny, horrifying videos about the three worst GOP office-holders up for re-election at the state level in ...
Thursday, 04 October 2018
Mitchell Langbert, a business professor at Brooklyn College who looks like a cross between Ray Liotta and an angry fermented potato, writes that "If someone did not commit sexual assault in high school, ...
Thursday, 04 October 2018
... pain and made them more lenient towards the imprisoned prostitute, LiveScience writes. I wonder if aspirin and ibuprofen have the same effect. (Also, no matter how angsty I felt, I would set the prostitute's ...
Wednesday, 03 October 2018
dj BC (previously) writes, "You might be familiar with my Beastles mashup project from some years ago. The album "Ill Submarine" is dropping on TAPE on Cassette Store Day, October 13th 2018! I guess tapes ...
Wednesday, 03 October 2018
Sara from MIT Sloan Management Review writes, "MIT SMR is unlocked for all visitors on October 2 and 3. For almost 60 years, MIT Sloan Management Review has been dedicated to providing evidence-based insights ...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
Kevin from Mozilla writes, "MozFest -- the annual internet festival hosted by Mozilla in London -- is all about software. Right? Not so. The festival explores the future of the internet. As such, there ...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
Chase Quarterman writes, "In early 2016, I began working on a graphic design thesis project that explored Mississippi history and symbolism, relating to a re-design of the Mississippi flag (I'm a native ...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
24. The world's worst gun safe
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... take a hit with a hollow point, and aside from local newspaper coverage--a few dismal inches in a column of city news--no one will know about it. He writes that this is the only device he's examined "vulnerable ...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
... the babies' costume together for Disneyland's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. He writes: When we decided to go to Mickey’s Halloween Party at @Disneyland as Toy Story characters I knew immediately ...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018