Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: August, 2019

Bookmarks for August 30th through August 31st

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 30th from 16:45 to 19:58: Famous Graphics Chips: Microsoft’s Talisman — the Chip that Never Was | IEEE Computer Society – Metroidvania – Wikipedia – Helen Greiner […]

Bookmarks for August 29th through August 30th

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 29th from 19:03 to 10:15: The Adults In The Room – Product vs. Feature Teams | Silicon Valley Product Group – A Television of Her Own: On […]

Bookmarks for August 28th through August 29th

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 28th from 22:16 to 13:16: 1491451 – When using the CoreAnimation present path, make CompositorOGL use a scissor rect to only update the parts of the framebuffer […]

Bookmarks for August 28th from 07:29 to 17:46

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 28th from 07:29 to 17:46: There’s a great William Tenn Cold War short story about this about a race to the… | Hacker News – The Myth of Consumer-Grade Security – Schneier on Security – 16-bit RISC-V processor made with carbon […]

Bookmarks for August 26th through August 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 August 26th from 13:55 to 23:21: The Joy Of audio logs in System Shock 2 | Rock Paper Shotgun – The dislike for facial recognition technology is another […]

Bookmarks for August 23rd 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 23rd from 16:14 to 09:44: Employees connect nuclear plant to the internet so they can mine cryptocurrency | ZDNet – ArtStation – ELYSIUM, Mitchell Stuart – ArtStation […]

Bookmarks for August 21st through August 23rd

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 16:32 to 07:35: Taking a look at HS2’s huge Old Oak Common station – IanVisits – Kegan’s Theory of the Evolution of Consciousness | Tomorrow’s […]

Bookmarks for August 21st from 13:36 to 15:55

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 21st from 13:36 to 15:55: Remembering the best shareware-era DOS games that time forgot | Ars Technica – yep, egatrek and scorched earth for me please My apology regarding Jeffrey Epstein — MIT Media Lab – December 27, 2018 CenturyLink Network […]

Bookmarks for August 19th through August 20th

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 19th from 13:32 to 14:02: GPT-2: 6-Month Follow-Up | Hacker News – GPT-2: 6-Month Follow-Up – "The University of Oregon is developing a series of “bias probes” […]

Bookmarks for August 18th through August 19th

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 18th from 10:22 to 08:52: Low-Boom Flight Demonstration | NASA – A Look Inside the X-59 QueSST Cockpit | NASA – Morrison floats legislation written in code […]