Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: January, 2015

Bookmarks for January 26th through January 27th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 26th from 17:45 to 09:02: Procedural content generation: Creating a universe « Rabidgremlin’s Soapbox – 23114, 584, 46931, these three numbers were used to create the entire […]

Bookmarks for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30: Floundering Mattel Tries to Make Things Fun Again – WSJ – 'No meeting is to be held without a specific purpose' 'no […]

Bookmarks for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23: Foreword – Open up! – Report of the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy – Monday morning commute reading – the Digital Democracy […]

Bookmarks for January 24th through January 25th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 20:41 to 06:11: Jamelle Bouie on Twitter: “A very short history of why we have a wealth gap between blacks and whites. tl;dr, it’s by […]

Bookmarks for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49: Untitled (http://opportunitygrrl.livejournal.com) – The Opportunity rover (11 years on Mars & counting) is so old, it has a parody LiveJournal. Jennifer @ […]

Bookmarks for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46: The Deep Mind of Demis Hassabis – From the day in 2011 that Demis Hassabis co-founded DeepMind—with funding by the likes of […]

Bookmarks for January 23rd from 09:39 to 11:50

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 23rd from 09:39 to 11:50: Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality – A few months before she died, my grandmother made a decision. Bobby, as her […]

Bookmarks for January 22nd from 17:45 to 22:46

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 22nd from 17:45 to 22:46: Google drops three OS X 0days on Apple – Don’t look now, but Google’s Project Zero vulnerability research program may have dropped […]

Bookmarks for January 22nd from 00:08 to 17:44

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 22nd from 00:08 to 17:44: US Air Force wants to buy $8.8 billion worth of drones that it doesn’t need – The US military has started dramatically […]

Bookmarks for January 21st from 17:19 to 22:28

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 21st from 17:19 to 22:28: How Paper Magazines web engineers scaled Kim Kardashian’s back-end (SFW) – On November 11th 2014, the art-and-nightlife magazine PAPER “broke the Internet” […]