NASA designed new spaceship parts with generative AI McClelland holds up a tangle of metal. “So, for
instance, I didn’t design any of this,” he says, moving his hands over the intricate arms and curves. “I gave it these
interfaces, which are just simple blocks , and said there’s a mass of five kilograms hanging off here, and it’s going toexperience an acceleration of 60G.”
Levi Walter Yaggy’s Geographical Maps and Charts (1887/93) – The Public Domain Review Levi Walter Yaggy’s Geographical Study (1887) unpacks like a matryoshka doll. The experience begins with a heavy wood box, outfitted with leather straps and brass clasps, inside of which is a sheaf of complex maps and charts, and a learning guide on how they should be used in the classroom. The maps are each the size of a small rug (ranging between two and four feet) — large enough to lay on the floor and have pupils gather around — and all save one are printed expensively, on thick paper with c…
NetHack 3.6.7: Release Notes “NetHack 3.6.7 is the official release of NetHack that follows NetHack 3.6.6” — en daarmee is er een nieuwe versie uit. Ik speel al jaren DCSS, maar het blijft mij iets doen als er een nieuwe versie van Nethack uitkomt.
Full article: Wikipedia’s
Intentional Distortion of the History of the Holocaust In the last decade, a group of committed
Wikipedia editors have been promoting a skewed version of history on Wikipedia, one touted by right-wing Polish
nationalists, which whitewashes the role of Polish society in the Holocaust and bolsters stereotypes about Jews. Due to
this group’s zealous handiwork, Wikipedia’s articles on the Holocaust in Poland minimize Polish antisemitism, exaggeratethe Poles’ role in saving Jews, insinuate that most Jews supported Communism and conspired with Communists…
MotherDuck: Big Data is Dead This
post will make the case that the era of Big Data is over. It had a good run, but now we can stop worrying about data
size and focus on how we’re going to use it to make better decisions. I’ll show a number of graphs; these are all
hand-drawn based on memory. If I did have access to the exact numbers, I wouldn’t be able to share them. But the
important part is the shape, rather than the exact values.