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[email protected]: Glitch Art in Peru
Paola Torres Núñez del Prado's fascinating essay on how glitch art found its beginnings in Peru amidst the failing infrastructure in Lima.
thank you based scientists [quantamagazine.org]
Theories of Everything, Mapped
Really neat website mapping out various theories of how the universe works, and how they relate.
professional russian trolls [nytimes.com]
These are the first, truly impressive examples of computer-generated poetry that I've seen. Twitter bots, anyone? Worth reading if you're into either machine learning or poetry.
Why Engineers Can’t Stop Los Angeles' Enormous Methane Leak
The hole is so big that they can't push fluid into it fast enough to stop the gas from coming out. That's... what she said?