Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 28, 2015 at 02:27PM

What’s a blue?

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Shut up, conspiracy theorist!
http://j.mp/1AoB83u
Link excerpt:
Secret CIA Black Sites In American Heartland For ‘Disappearing’ Citizens

“We Honestly Have No Fucking Idea What We’re Doing”, Admits Leading Quantum Physicist

In 2045, this “deathbed confession” will be integral to some YouTube documentary.
Today it is just hilarious.
http://j.mp/1aC5pqE
Link excerpt:
“We Honestly Have No Fucking Idea What We’re Doing”, Admits Leading Quantum Physicist February 10, 2015 THEORETICAL Quantum Physicist Dr. Amit Goswami admitted today that he, and his peers, have absolutely ‘no fucking idea’ what they’re doing, and claims they were no nearer than prehistoric man to f…

Uh-oh: AT&T and Comcast are ecstatic about the FCC’s new chairman

The short attention span theatre of American politics.
http://j.mp/1LWwaSe
Link excerpt:
AT&T calls new chairman an “inspired pick,” seeks end to “outdated” regulations.

Eddie Redmayne as transgender pioneer Lili Elbe – first picture released

Reprising his role from Jupiter Ascending.
http://j.mp/1LWw90D
Link excerpt:
First image of the Oscar-winning actor in The Danish Girl, the Tom Hooper-directed film about the transitioning of Einar Mogens Wegener in the 1930s

US Senate passes bill to fund Homeland Security through Sept 30

So glad they could put aside partisan differences to focus on the real enemy: Us.
http://j.mp/1LWwaBJ
Link excerpt:
Joshua Roberts | Reuters The U.S. Capitol building This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Funding for the U.S. department overseeing the country’s border’s had been in the air in recent weeks. The newly-minted Republican Congress have sought to reverse President Barack Obama’s…

An Affordable 3D-Printed Arm

Distributed, crowd-funded, 3D printed transhumanist philanthropy.
It doesn’t get much cooler.
http://j.mp/1LWwaBw
Link excerpt:
Students at UCF are designing an inexpensive 3D printed arm for kids. To find out more and to get involved, check out: http://j.mp/1AGShKx Big thanks to…

Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence aces Atari gaming challenge | ZDNet

Notably, it couldn’t figure out the objective of Raiders of the Lost Ark on the Atari 2600.
http://j.mp/1LWw8K2
Link excerpt:
DeepMind has published a paper detailing how its AI tech not only learnt how to play a host of Atari games, but went on to succeed in a number of them.

FCC votes to classify the Internet as a public utility

If you don’t like this decision be sure to vote to change your FCC representative.
http://j.mp/1aC5nyX
Link excerpt:
Getty Images Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. The debate on net neutrality has been a well-documented one, with numerous arguments coming both in favor and against it. Net neutrality is the policy of treating all Int…

Neill Blomkamp’s New ALIEN Movie Officially Has Sigourney Weaver on Board, Will Ignore Last 2…

Wherein Ripley is found by Christopher Johnson and retuned to earth to live in a shantytown outside Joburg.
http://j.mp/1LWw8tn
Link excerpt:
Neill Blomkamp’s Alien movie, which was just a series of concept sketches posted on Instagram a few months back, has suddenly become very real. And now we are learning some details, although many of them could…