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In Which They Are Received - Viola

Robot War and the Future of Perceptual Deception

[Image: A diagram of the accident site, via the Florida Highway Patrol].One of the most remarkable details of last week’s fatal collision, involving …

Tractor-Trailer

Solved: The Mystery of the Martian Moons

The aura of mystery surrounding Mars has long been intensified by its curious pair of moons: Phobos and Deimos, whose origins have remained clouded …

Kidlington's mystery tourist influx continues to baffle locals

<b>Mistaken identity and a covert social experiment are among reasons suggested for the sudden appearance of tourists in an Oxfordshire village.</b><p>"Coach loads" of sightseers in Kidlington have been seen posing for photos in front gardens and against parked cars.<p>Locals have no idea why the quiet suburb, …

Oxfordshire

#pianofonts https://t.co/p4NOmHKy1l

Viridian Soliloquy

Watching a house come together in Foxchase Landing in Crozet. Awesome lake and mountain views, too. Still time to customize interiors! (Also, it's hot out!)

Even @amdeb404's stairs are repping! This is gonna be great

Birth of Thanaticism

CapitalismLetters<p>— April 3, 2014<p>26<p>I don’t know why we still call it capitalism. It seems to be some sort of failure or blockage of the poetic …

"If You Need An Audience, We Don't Need You"

My role here today is to play Devil's Advocate, so although this was billed as the Keynote talk, I fear it may for some be the Wrong note talk...<p>The …

Nonet - III

Reuters Institute Digital News Report

Video<p>Social media<p>More than half of all online users across the 36 countries (54%) say they use social media as a source of news each week but this …

An enormous and beautiful Indian transmedia project comes to videogames

In 2013, the Sri Lankan newspaper <i>The Sunday Times</i> interviewed Avinash Kumar, an experimental VJ (video jockey) from India, about a project he was …

Transmedia

How Boris Johnson was brought to his knees by the 'cuckoo nest plot'

Sir Lynton Crosby, Boris Johnson’s campaign manager, was making final preparations for the formal announcement of Mr Johnson’s Tory leadership bid when his phone rang at 8.53 on Thursday morning.<p>“Hi Lynton, it’s Michael Gove here,” said the voice on the other end. “I’m running.”<p>“Running what?” Sir …

Boris Johnson

A Berry Pie Round-Up for the 4th of July

I'm not always the most patriotic person. Lately I've been pretty heartbroken and confused about the state of our country and it's hard to feel like …

Baking

Prelude

Is This New Swim Stroke the Fastest Yet? - Issue 37: Currents

I tug my black swim cap over my hair, strap on my pink goggles, and keep a focused calm, like Michael Phelps before a race. It’s lap swim on a Monday …

Swimming

Blade Runner

After studying <i>Alien</i> in intimate detail, it’s time to look at the typography and design of Ridley Scott’s <i>other</i> classic sci-fi movie, <i>Blade Runner</i>. …

Science Fiction

First Things First: Threat Analysis and Assessment for IoT Devices

In a previous post, taking a security-first approach to developing IoT device software was discussed. A key ingredient to this approach is an …

Chad Etzel on Twitter: "Moar jumper wires!!!… "

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Prelude 4 for electric violin & drones - original demo version

Violin

The Top 3 Most Effective Ways to Take Notes While Reading

Before you get started: Filter the book by reading the preface, index, table of contents, and inside jacket. This tells you where the author is going …

Clever Attack Uses the Sound of a Computer’s Fan to Steal Data

In the past two years a group of researchers in Israel has become highly adept at stealing data from air-gapped computers—those machines prized by …

When Music Is Violence

From trumpets at the walls of Jericho to pop songs as torture in the Iraq War, sound can make a powerful weapon.<p>In December, 1989, the Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was expelled from power by American forces. To escape capture, he took refuge in the Papal Nunciatura in Panama City. When an …

Turns