Thursday, October 13, 2022

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, a staggering story: Inmate in Georgia‚Äôs maximum security prison accused of impersonating billionaires to steal millions.

From Ross P., and it's fascinating: How AI Image Generators Work (Stable Diffusion / Dall-E) - Computerphile.

From Wally, and it's something we've always wanted to know: How a WWII banana shortage changed the course of Twinkie history. It seems like we're doing better in space than on Earth right now: Smashing success: NASA asteroid strike results in big nudge. The creativity here is genuinely impressive: 250,000 Dominoes - The Incredible Science Machine: GAME ON! 

From C. Lee, and this is interesting: This 100% solar community endured Hurricane Ian with no loss of power and minimal damage. This is a fascinating story: At N.Y.U., Students Were Failing Organic Chemistry. Who Was to Blame? An excellent read: How China Targets the Global Fish Supply: With its own coastal waters depleted, China has built a global fishing operation unmatched by any other country. It's about time: Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds. Timeless: a charming photo archive of science fiction conventions from the 1960s and 70s. This is very clever: Darkest Dungeon, but instead of fighting monsters, they fight the stresses of a 9-5 work life

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