A whirlwind tour of analog computers, including some of which use fluids for computation.
Tails is a security-oriented live Linux distribution with built-in Tor client and encryption tools.
‘Surprisingly accurate’ models of political leanings based on cars in a neighborhood. This bothers me a lot. A whole lot.
A researcher found that kidneys can smell and that this ability is exclusively used by gut bacteria in feeding, in turn helping to regulate blood pressure. Mind blown.
From the 1950’s: an analog computer designed for solving differential equations. To program it, the operator needed to rewire patch cables. It used high voltages, though, and could sometimes caused a shock.
AI is now designing games. And it’s not just level design either.
Google Glass never really went away, it just found a different — and more practical — use case.
Some safety rules. I like how it starts with threat modelling.