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Weekend Reading: Hiatus

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After numerous posts, and even more examples of bad Roman numerals. I am suspending my link posting. Thank you for your attention.

Weekend Reading CCXXXII

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Why a Hedge Fund Started a Video Games Competition The CTO of this Hedge Fund was one of the people who started Google Research’s hybrid model. He had a very interesting perspective on the difficulties of creating effective but innovative research inside large commercial organisations. http://nautil.us/issue/54/the-unspoken/why-a-hedge-fund-started-a-video-game-competition Map Showing How much Time it takes to Learn […]

Weekend Reading CCXXXI

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Scrabble Pros recount their Best and Worst Plays I’ve recently dipped back into playing Words with Friends, via kottke Developers Share their Most Memorable Dirty Coding Tricks The QA process for video games on consoles is intense. QA sounds like a terribly difficult job. https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/310570/Developers_share_their_most_memorable_dirty_coding_tricks.php The Impossibility of Intelligence Explosion There is a post-millennial melancholy […]

Weekend Reading CCXXX

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Happy Thanksgiving The German Town that’s Literally Breaking Apart The placement of the wells in close proximity to the town, combined with the low compensation paid, are both troubling. http://www.robertgaskins.com/powerpoint-history/sweating-bullets/gaskins-sweating-bullets-webpdf-isbn-9780985142414.pdf [PDF]

Weekend Reading CCXXIX

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https://www.wired.com/story/facebooks-listening-smartphone-microphone/ The Token Handbook Tokens are a high-risk but highly innovative asset class for new organisations. They can be a way to create a decentralised hybrid of kickstarter, seed investment, and engagement tool. https://hackernoon.com/the-token-handbook-a80244a6aacb Magic the Gathering is Turing Complete Time to get writing on a Game of Life in Cards http://www.toothycat.net/~hologram/Turing/index.html Inside a Low-Budget […]