Category: Interesting

Various sites, re: sci-fi depictions of UIs

Sci-fi Interfaces: https://scifiinterfaces.com/

HUDs + GUIs: https://www.hudsandguis.com/

saji8k: https://www.saji8k.com/blog/

Speculative Identities: https://speculativeidentities.com/info

Interface Love: https://ilikeinterfaces.com/

A ‘Rebel’ Without a Ph.D.

A conversation with the mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson on quantum electrodynamics, climate change and his latest pet project: https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-math-puzzle-worthy-of-freeman-dyson-20140326/

The Ransomware Superhero of Normal, Illinois

Thanks to Michael Gillespie, an obscure programmer at a Nerds on Call repair store…: https://www.propublica.org/article/the-ransomware-superhero-of-normal-illinois#169844?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=email

The second 100,000 primes and their reciprocals (1/x) to 500 significant digits

As with the first 100K primes, this is a large CSV file (~50MB) tarred to ~25MB. Column 1 contains the primes, adjacent cells in column 2 contain the reciprocals.

Download from my GitHub here.

The first 100,000 primes and their reciprocals (1/x) to 500 significant digits

Beware, this is a large CSV file (~50MB) tarred to ~25MB. Column 1 contains the primes, adjacent cells in column 2 contain the reciprocals.

Download here.

({=}) Coed:Ethics 2018

Good take from Jon Sharpe on ethics in tech. Suspect this issue will take center stage in many aspects of our lives the next few years: https://blog.jonrshar.pe/2018/Jul/17/coed-ethics-2018.html

“Ironies of Automation” by Lisanne Bainbridge

Published in 1983 but still timely: ~5K words – 18-20 minutes

“Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching” by Paul A. Kirschner, John Sweller, and Richard E. Clark

Great read – ~8K words and 25-30 minutes.

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