Some fascinating new technology, Nautilus love, holograms, and the dark and dirty internet.
Ever since I thought of drones, I wanted this, but to like control 50 drones with a leap motion and orchestrate their movement. (Obviously, this would require a lot of practice and a lot of lawyers.) Awesome 2 minute video.
Neat! I just started playing around with Assistant.ai for Android, and it's a pretty sweet app. Having "Sam" talk to me and help me, even if "she" is a rudimentary speech interface, is really interesting. I just asked her how she's doing. She said, "Super! Thanks for asking! You?" I said, "Not too bad." She said, "Excellent! I hope things stay that way. How can I help you today." I said, "I'm fine, I was just wondering." She said, "Great! Glad to hear it."
"Realistic digital spaces need delusions as much as they need detail."
Deep dive into how we read online, and what the future of digital reading will bring.
A long, fascinating read about the illicit surveillance you've always been pretty sure is happening.
This is a super cool visualization of data streaming between different Tor nodes.
Holy shit! Another planet! Apparently it's a gaseous one.
The FBI routed and hosted a major child pornography website for two weeks to gather 1500 IPs of child pornography consumers. Weird. At the cutting edge of darkness.