Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: August, 2018

Bookmarks for August 24th through August 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 August 24th from 23:13 to 13:40: Boss Fight Books on Twitter: “At last, we’ve got a copyedited Katamari Damacy by @lauraehall ready for layout! Home stretch, everybody! https://t.co/2F8YSBtDko” […]

Bookmarks for August 24th from 13:13 to 14:14

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 24th from 13:13 to 14:14: DESTRUCTION AND CREATION By JOHN R. BOYD – "To comprehend and cope with our envi- ronment we develop mental patterns or con- cepts of meaning. The purpose of this paper is to sketch out how we […]

Bookmarks for August 23rd from 18:50 to 23:35

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 23rd from 18:50 to 23:35: Yelp/paasta: An open, distributed platform as a service – Deploy with haste: the story of rig – Disable SMT/Hyperthreading in all Intel BIOSes | Hacker News – humanities.one – Humanities One – No collusion? We’ll see. […]

Bookmarks for August 23rd from 04:17 to 17:16

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 23rd from 04:17 to 17:16: ? On ‘Shake to Undo’ https://daringfireball.net/2018/08/shake_to_undo – UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn proposes a publicly-funded alternative to Facebook | TechCrunch – Typeset in the Future, a book about the typography & design of science fiction movies […]

Bookmarks for August 22nd from 22:34 to 22:55

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 22nd from 22:34 to 22:55: Prime Spiral — from Wolfram MathWorld – "The prime spiral, also known as Ulam's spiral, is a plot in which the positive integers are arranged in a spiral (left figure), with primes indicated in some way […]

Bookmarks for August 22nd from 09:05 to 18:49

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 22nd from 09:05 to 18:49: L.A. County gets state approval of new vote-counting system using open source software – The Shape of Space – Redis will remain BSD licensed – <antirez> – The Commons Clause will destroy open source | Drew […]

Bookmarks for August 21st through August 22nd

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 August 21st from 09:06 to 07:40: Hot Chips 2018: Nanotubes as DRAM from Nantero, a Live Blog – When Will SF Learn to Love the Tachyon Rocket? https://www.tor.com/2018/08/17/when-will-sf-learn-to-love-the-tachyon/ […]

Bookmarks for August 20th through August 21st

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 August 20th from 22:00 to 06:11: Let 2018 be the year that the stars came closer for all of us. | MetaFilter – Read N.K. Jemisin’s Historic Hugo […]

Bookmarks for August 20th from 13:35 to 21:55

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 20th from 13:35 to 21:55: A Superconductor Scandal? Scientists Question a Nobel Prize–Worthy Claim – Scientific American – The Case of a Revolutionary (But Imaginary?) Superconductor | WIRED – Letting neural networks be weird — This AI is bad at drawing […]

Bookmarks for August 20th from 09:01 to 11:10

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 20th from 09:01 to 11:10: Nvidia announces RTX 2000 GPU series with ‘6 times more performance’ and ray-tracing – The Verge – After 60 Years, I-95 Is Complete – Bloomberg – Speaking of megaprojects Parable of the Sower (novel) – Wikipedia […]