Friday, February 06, 2015

Friday Links!

Hey look, it's a confederacy of dunces: Vaccine Critics Turn Defensive Over Measles. And here's the correct response: Penn & Teller Destroy Anti-Vaxxers In 90 Seconds.

From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this excellent: BOOKER T. & THE MGS COVER THE BEATLES’ ‘ABBEY ROAD’. Next, and this is incredible, it's Chinese company 3D prints cement chateau and 5 storey apartment building. This is stunning: Colossal Cave Adventure. Next, and this isn't stunning at all, but it's quite funny: He-gassen.

From Tim Lesnick, and I have no words: Jacobson's Fabulous Olfactometer.

From J.R. Parnell, and this is a fascinating read: The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence. And here's an additional bit: The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction. Also, and this is quite useful, it's Everything You Don’t Know About Tipping.

This is a terrific article: The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years.

From C. Lee, and if you ever have an appointment in Ethiopia, you definitely need to read this: If you have a meeting in Ethiopia, you'd better double check the time.

From Sirius, and this is entirely brilliant: 3D Printed ‘Cool Bricks’ Can Cool an Entire Room Using Water.

From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is wildly entertaining: Rope A Dope 2 - Groundhog Day Battle (Wake, Fight, Repeat). So is this: One Man’s Quest to Rid Wikipedia of Exactly One Grammatical Mistake.

From Kez, and depending on the team you follow (hello, Buffalo!), this might be very useful: 2015 NHL Draft Lottery Simulator. Also, this is a worthy endeavor: #tweetsweet.

From Les Bowman, and this makes for excellent reading: Chipotle: The Definitive Oral History.

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