This video has been making the rounds, I first saw it on Bruce Schneier’s blog, and it’s an absolutely amazing (though non-repeatable) solution to the Prisoner’s Dilemma as presented on a British game show: The Original Game Setup That’s the … Continue reading
In honor of Earth Day, a great idea well executed: Hat tip: The Atlantic
The video is via LiveLeak, and is presented without date or the circumstances. It’s unclear from my viewings of the video whether or not the security team hit any pirates, or whether or not there was any return fire from the pirates.
I have nothing to say about this other than these maps are incredibly cool and beautiful – check out the site (maps.stamen.com) and play with it yourself…. HT FlowingData
All music videos should be shot by dogs: Johnny Neon ‘Hearts’ from Dave Meinert on Vimeo.
I, for one, would like to be the first to welcome our new bear overlords. This great article from io9 points to our inevitable downfall from our new ursine masters: Well, humanity had a good run, but now it’s over. … Continue reading
Some links to peruse: I’ve previously blogged about a case involving a defendant’s 5th Amendment right to refuse decrypting her laptop – the case is now moot, as the Prosecution was able to gain access to the files in question … Continue reading
Penn’s GRASP lab is back with their semi-terrifying quadrocopters – this time working in sync to play the James Bond theme on strategically placed instruments. Apparently the Prof in charge of the project spoke at TED yesterday, I will be … Continue reading
They say you can’t buy happiness, but looks like someone has cracked it – having this original Calvin and Hobbes water color would be amazing. This past Wednesday, a 13″ x 10″ watercolor and ink illustration was auctioned. It featured Calvin … Continue reading