Friday Links!From C. Lee, and this is an interesting read: The Death and Rebirth of the Duncan Grapefruit. Next, and this is fascinating: The Four Color Map Theorem - Numberphile. I had no idea: Meet the Hunter Troop: Norway's tough-as-nails female soldiers. This is fascinating: This Is What a Master Pianist Sees. Here's an interview with Yoko Taro, creator of the Nier and Drakengard series: toco toco ep.49, Yoko Taro, Game Creator. This is an absolutely fantastic read for anyone interested in music (or computers): Algorithmic Music – David Cope and EMI.
C. Lee is going in big this week, and here are more links. First, and this is a very interesting video, it's The physics that tells us what the Universe is made of. This is entirely fascinating: The "Untranslatable" Emotions You Never Knew You Had:From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent. Learning to identify and cultivate these experiences could give you a richer and more successful life.
From Steven Davis, and this is excellent: The World's Blackest Material - An Inside Look At Vantablack. This is provocative: New studies show the cost of student laptop use in lecture classes.
From Wally, and this is a terrific read: The British airliner that changed the world. Harrowing: Arresting Cable Snaps During E-2 Landing - USS Eisenhower.