Weekend Reading CCXX

by uber

Martin

I used to take my bus from the stop beside where the subject of this documentary sleeps. The climate in Dublin is a harsh, cold, wet one to be outdoors.


An Academic History of Bitcoin

Much like the WWW, it’s fascinating to see what the requisite set of features and timing was the one that caused global impact.

http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3136559


Camera Gear Destroyed by the Solar Eclipse

The eclipse was partial where I was, but it was a compelling image. The power of the Sun is easy to forget but potentially deadly.

https://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2017/09/rental-camera-gear-destroyed-by-the-solar-eclipse-of-2017/


How to Regulate Artificial Intelligence

This set of laws seems actually useful, especially the liability one. People have an odd sense of anthropomorphic exceptionalism.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/01/opinion/artificial-intelligence-regulations-rules.html


Hamlet applies for a Research Fellowship

The PI failed to include adequate explanation of the objective of the study to the subjects.

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/hamlet-applies-for-a-research-fellowship