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Weekend Reading CXCII

by uber

I am slowly coming to terms with the idea that I have no idea how Roman numerals work. Ford Skipping to Level 4 Car autonomy because their Engineers keep falling asleep http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/self-driving/ford-robocar-to-ford-engineers-wake-up

Weekend Reading CXCI

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What the Internet Looks Like There is, of course, a relevant reddit too. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/01/in-photos-inside-the-internet/422592/ ‘I thought I was smarter than almost everybody’: my double life as a KGB agent The red paint smear on the column in the metro station is so very reminiscent of a spy film. It’s hard to imagine how someone can […]

Weekend Reading CXC

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I’m still trying to figure out the optimal timing for this given my new home time zone. Comments welcome. To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics M https://www.quantamagazine.org/20170202-math-and-the-best-life-francis-su-interview/ M&M and Skittles Sorting Machine Tempted to do one for Jellybeans, though the flavours here have complex RBG profiles. https://willemm.nl/mm-skittles-sorting-machine/ The Secret History of the LaCroix Label […]

Weekend Reading CLXXXIX

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Spot the error #menlo A photo posted by Alex O'Connor (@uberalex) on Jan 30, 2017 at 9:40pm PST Wired in the 1990s VR escapism, Neural Network singularity, and Fusion abundance have been just around the corner for the last two decades. How many more cycles to go? Are we less hopeful now? http://kottke.org/17/01/wired-in-the-1990s Apartment Find: […]

Weekend Reading CLXXXVIII

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This is my last Weekend Reading posted from Ireland. I move to California on the morrow. Slán go fóill. It’s usually difficult for people to agree on a crowd’s size. Here’s why. Crowd Counting seems to be one of those problems that should be simple enough, but in practice seem not to be. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/22/its-usually-difficult-for-people-to-agree-on-a-crowds-size-heres-why/ What […]