Category Archives: Computers

Pop Science, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: As should be obvious to regular readers, I’m hardly a scientific type. Music, food, drink, and art are more my speed. But every once in a while my brain drifts briefly to rationality and I enjoy learning … Continue reading

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Science Fantasy

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Gawping at “science” evangelists has developed into one of my favorite pastimes. I use the scare quotes because, more often than not, the people who are celebrated as science evangelists (typically at places like Reddit) seem to … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The height of ’80s dong animation. Related Wikipedia.

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Docs About Movies 4: “Side By Side”

Paleo Retiree writes: Another in my series of looks at good documentaries-about-movies, a movie genre in its own right and one that strikes me as particularly healthy. Previous installments in this series are here, here and here. Today … Side by … Continue reading

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Internet Nostalgia

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Silicon Valley Is Losing Its Cachet

epiminondas writes: It would seem that overweening hubris has now settled into Silicon Valley like a thick, noxious cloud. The prey have become the hunters.  And trust is being lost.

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Enzo Nakamura writes: I love GIFS and I especially love Cinemagraphs, an approach to GIF-making that involves isolating an individual element that will play out a looping animation while the rest of the image remains still. I believe a fashion … Continue reading

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