Microcosmic Tales: 100 Wondrous Science Fiction Short-Short Stories by Isaac Asimov (Editor), Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor), Joseph D. Olander (Editor)
Riddle by Ogbewe Amadin
Silly Asses by Isaac Asimov
Monthly Archive: September 2020
Raspberry Pi MPEG-2 license key
Patch for MPEG-2, VC-1 license
Eee PC 1008HA (Seashell) drivers
How to cheat a coin flip
Reason and Persuasion: Three Dialogues By Plato: Euthyphro, Meno, Republic Book, 4th edition by John Holbo (Author), Plato (Author), Belle Waring (Translator).
Three complete Plato dialogues – Euthyphro, Meno, Republic Book I – in a fresh English translation, with extensive commentary and original illustrations. “Reason and Persuasion” is suitable as an introductory textbook or for more advanced students of Plato and philosophy.
How to Unlock Android Phone If Forgot Password, Pattern Lock, or Broken Screen
Prohibition worked better than you think
‘At Least During the Internment …’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter: I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families. by George Takei
Don’t Believe What They Tell You About The Left. Try reading our books and talking to us instead of listening to what YouTube loudmouths say we think… by Nathan J. Robinson
Punchcutting at the Atelier Press & Letterfoundry
It’s Coming From Inside the House by David Austin Walsh
Conservatives are desperate to absolve the 1 percent. by Ryan Cooper
The Last of Its Kind: The biologist David Sischo has a tragic assignment: keeping vigil over a species’ sole survivor, then marking its extinction in real time. by Ed Yong
I’m an American who’s lived in Europe for 10 years — and I don’t miss these 5 aspects of American culture at all. by Jessica Stillman
Have we all underrated the humble pencil? by Tim Harford
Thoreau’s family made its money by manufacturing high-quality pencils.
The boy was dying. Zebrafish helped save his life. by Sharon Begley
Precision medicine–ARAF tested in zebrafish to confim function.
Pro DSLRs Compared
“Who Rises to the Top? Early Indicators”, pdf
“A follow-up of subjects scoring above 180 IQ in Terman’s genetic studies of genius“
“Although there are numerous studies of gifted students, there have been no studies following up the very high IQ students into adulthood. Using the Terman files, 26 subjects with scores above 180 IQ were compared with 26 randomly selected subjects from Terman’s sample. Findings were generally that the extra IQ points made little difference and that extremely high IQ does not seem to indicate “genius” in the commonly understood sense of the word.”
Books You Should Read: Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using Kinematic Principles
“Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using Kinematic Principles” by Douglass L. Blandin
Dan Gelbart shop video series: High precision air bearing CNC lathe and grinder (vid)
Forty-three new women came forward to describe assault and harassment by Trump. Newspapers ignored them.
Quantum computing for the very curious. by Andy Matuschak and Michael Nielsen
Andre Norton Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction
Mens Messenger Bag 15.6 Inch Waterproof Vintage Genuine Leather Waxed Canvas, $50
Everything you wanted to know about money-laundering but were afraid to ask
Foundations of the #MoneyLaundry – A Twitter Seminar thread by CZEdwards
A case study in a vertically integrated #MoneyLaundry by CZEdwards
REITs: Who has cash? Money Laundries.
Gunnerkrigg Court webcomic
A Complete List of Important Natural Language Processing Frameworks you should Know (NLP Infographic)
How To Pretend That You Are Smart: There is a difference between assertion and argument, but a lot of highly credentialed people do not notice when they’re just stating their prejudices rather than proving anything. by Nathan J. Robinson
Tiny MS DOS program called “Memories”. This program has a size of 256 bytes and won the “PC 256 byte” competition of the demoscene event “Revision” in 2020
NASA is offering Space Program ‘Artifacts’ and ‘Special Items’ for use or display in your science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) themed program. Free / nominal cost for schools.
The Corn of the Future Is Hundreds of Years Old and Makes Its Own Mucus.
Nitrogen fixing, endophytes.
The men behind QAnon: Experts and researchers said the key to “Q” is hiding in plain sight. by Chris Francescani
They figured out the guys behind Qanon, a couple of white supremacists: James Arthur Watkins, his son, Ronald Watkins.
Sediments settle much faster in an angled container
Boycott Effect, discovered by Arthur Edwin Boycott in 1920.
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
Lies, damned lies, and GWAS by Nathaniel Comfort
Review of Blueprint by Robert Plomin
Kentucky Council Against Health Fraud
Our Cube Pro Total Conversion: A step-by-step guide on how we converted this printer into a more open and functional machine
What if Satanists Want to Pray in Public Schools? 7 Questions for Joseph P. Laycock
MAKE magazine project, 2018: Rainbow Lightbox
Pololu: A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier
Nakamura penguin design
video: Penguin Bomb Designed by Haruki Nakamura
video: Amazing Paper Craft by Japanese Artist Haruki Nakamura
video: Amazing Japanese Paper Toys With A Surprise
Kirigami paper toy by designer Haruki Nakamura
Papercraft Penguin Bomb!
The Amazing Pop-Up Penguin Bomb And How To Make It
Dead Right by John Holbo. Holbo’s thoughts after reading David Frum’s Dead Right (1994)
Steven Brust’s Vlad Taltos / Dragaera fanttasy series. Compares to Zelany’s Chronicles of Amber. First novel, Jhereg.
Tilt Five: Holographic Tabletop Gaming AR glasses show content on a retroreflective surface
Compliments of Chicagohoodz: Chicago Street Gang Art by James “Jinx” O’Connor (Author), Damen “Mr. C” Corrad
Snapmaker 2.0, Modular 3-in-1 3D Printers
Dichroic prism. A dichroic prism is a prism that splits light into two beams of differing wavelength. A trichroic prism assembly combines two dichroic prisms to split an image into 3 colours, typically as red, green and blue of the RGB colour model.
Mellow Chicago Bike Map, link
Here’s the difference between what I saw with my own two eyes and what I see online and on TV. by Jacob Grier
How to Organize Your Friends and Family on Thanksgiving. by Jane McAlevey