pckswarms.ch - interesting uncommon events

Why not? I've seen your daily routine. You're not busy.

A larger challenge is to encourage the shift from rationalism, which assumes that algorithms are the answer, to empiricism, which assumes that continuous exploration, persistent questioning, and vigorous dialog will promote a deeper understanding of our world.

Dimitris Chloupis made a remarkably astute observation - Lisp is a factory for making programming languages; Smalltalk is a factory for making programming environments.

24 July 2019

AI/Maps/Self Driving

AI is supercharging the creation of maps around the world.

Lyft has released a level 5 dataset with contest soon to follow.

NuScenes format.

Lyft level 5 dataset.

Lyft Level 5 download

21 July 2019


Adventures building a Self Driving RC Car.

End to End Learning for Self-Driving Cars.

Large Scale Adversarial Representation Learning Explained.

19 July 2019


Agroecology as innovation.

FAO report on such.

FAO on Agroecology


OpenStreetMap and WGS84 datum.

17 July 2019


Planting trees to save climate.

The paper - Global tree restoration potential.

Increased frequencey of and population exposure to extreme heat index days.

16 July 2019


Interesting Programming Languages.

Wow, lots of compute needed for AI.

Intels Pohoiki Beach is a neuromorphic computer.


US beekeepers lost lot of colonies last year.



Transmission Upgrades and Expasion for Renewable Energy.

Interconnections Seam Study

11 July 2019


Xerox Star Emulator.


Unsupervised word embeddings capture latent knowledge from materials science literature.


Pathologic 2'seasy mode lets you soak in the dread of an unwell town

It's Winter.

Things we lost in the Flood.

Overcrowd - Commuting game.

5 horror games that changed the horror genre.

09 July 2019



The Weather Machine -- book.

ECMWF on tropical tidbits.


Daphne Bavelier won a prize for video games and attention spans.

Jacobs Foundation Prize.

Among Trees.

Climate Crisis Games.


01 July 2019

Smalltalk and Fluid Simulations.

Honey Ginger on Pharo News.

Honey Ginger github

Bruce O'Neel

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