Weekend Reading CCXXI

by uber

House Address Twin Proximity

There seem to be numerous such twins in the Bay Area, and worse there are also enormously long roads with the same name. There’s at least one twin for my apartment, and one for my office, within 50 miles.

http://www.paulplowman.com/stuff/house-address-twins-proximity/


…Eventually, she moved to the U.S. and stole my husband!

https://www.thecut.com/2017/09/brownie-recipe-comment-stolen-husband-sydne-newberry.html


The Black List

Once this becomes widespread, presumably it loses some of its original value but gains a different authority?


Carving in Stone

I can’t even begin to imagine how to carve living stone.


The Washington Post’s robot reporter has published 850 articles in the past year

The increase in accuracy and consistency is of particular note, I also imagine these articles are mostly also read by machines.

https://digiday.com/media/washington-posts-robot-reporter-published-500-articles-last-year/


How the international Red Cross turned a PR disaster into DLC

I haven’t played ARMA, but the civilian parts of the Operation Flashpoint: Resistance were especially immersive.

https://www.polygon.com/2017/9/19/16330216/international-red-cross-pr-disaster-arma-3-laws-of-war-dlc