Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: September, 2018

Bookmarks for September 30th from 09:44 to 22:30

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 30th from 09:44 to 22:30: Operation Fishbowl – Wikipedia – "Operation Fishbowl was a series of high-altitude nuclear tests in 1962 that were carried out by the United States as a part of the larger Operation Dominic nuclear test program. Flight-test […]

Bookmarks for September 29th from 07:17 to 20:48

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 29th from 07:17 to 20:48: The Five Eyes Statement on Encryption: Things Are Seldom What They Seem – Lawfare – Ion Engine Startup Wants to Change the Economics of Earth Orbit – Bloomberg – Blockchain Science-Fiction Premiere: “Byzantine Empathy” – "In […]

Bookmarks for September 28th from 16:13 to 19:32

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 28th from 16:13 to 19:32: Coherence (physics) – Wikipedia – Askaryan radiation – Wikipedia – “The Askaryan radiation[1][2] also known as Askaryan effect is the phenomenon whereby a particle traveling faster than the phase velocity of light in a dense dielectric […]

Bookmarks for September 28th from 12:40 to 15:57

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 28th from 12:40 to 15:57: Portland launches e-scooter rider survey, announces focus groups – BikePortland.org – "One of the most interesting questions showed a graphic of a street cross section and asked where I typically ride my scooters. Then the next […]

Bookmarks for September 27th through September 28th

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 September 27th from 21:54 to 09:51: Machine Learning for iOS – Take a Deep Breath and Say Hi to Your Exposome – Scientific American – DigiTimes: Intel To […]

Bookmarks for September 27th from 09:57 to 11:48

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 27th from 09:57 to 11:48: The Second Future of A.I. Retreat | A Future Worth Thinking About – "One of the more interesting things to experience was the process by which we as a group cultivated a real recognition of the […]

Bookmarks for September 26th from 05:53 to 12:53

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 26th from 05:53 to 12:53: Delta Computer Glitches Force Flight Halts Third Year in a Row – Bloomberg – WhatsApp can be dangerous – The Washington Post – WhatsApp founder, Brian Acton, says Facebook used him to get its acquisition past […]

Bookmarks for September 25th from 12:17 to 16:46

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 25th from 12:17 to 16:46: OPENSTEP Installation Guide – BBC finds truth behind this woman’s killing – BBC News – Safari’s “Siri Suggested” Search Results Highlighted Conspiracy Sites And Fake News – "Siri Suggested Websites come from content on the web […]

Bookmarks for September 24th through September 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 September 24th from 16:43 to 11:58: A history of the oxo good grips peeler – One of the most important moments in the history of industrial design occurred […]

Bookmarks for September 24th from 12:46 to 13:46

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 24th from 12:46 to 13:46: The Costly Fiasco of Minnesota’s Licensing and Registration System – IEEE Spectrum – Replacement Minnesota vehicle licensing and registration system: started in 2008, due to be operational by 2014, but contract wasn't agreed until 2012 with […]