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"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another without losing enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill

New month, new directions. Let's have some fun.

I have the attention span of a weasel on crack -- Charles Stross

Fear lives between what you know and what you are doing about it. - Chris Martenson

30 Mar 2017


Ask HN. What's the best way to learn blockchain

Mastering Bitcoin. One of the suggestions.

Princeton Bitcoin book.

IBM's blockchain

IBM's main site.

Blockchain in 200 lines of code.

Ironclad A crypto libray in Lisp

23 Mar 2017


Inside an AI Brain


Small Machines

Intel Edison Matchbox sized linux system from Intel.


Mars Flyover

19 Mar 2017


Escape to Another World. The basic idea is that as jobs are harder to find and games are better people disapear into the gaming world.

Northgard is a strategy game based on Norse mythology in which you control a clan of Vikings vying for the control of a mysterious newfound continent.


Rebuild 3


15 Mar 2017


Used Cars are a security nightmare.

BeagleBone Blue - is a complete Linux-enabled robot computer.

13 Mar 2017


Tuning the pharo garbage collector. I think in the end this would work for Squeak as well.


Khan Academy Pixar in a box.

12 Mar 2017

AI, but mapping this time

Three links, all to do with maps

Planet Explorer

Most detailed maps will be for cars. My comment is that this will fail. Roads change too often....

Geohot's new automated driving device.

10 Mar 2017


Deep Learning reinvents the hearing aid. Separates out different audio streams.

Fujitsu is building a deep learning supercomputer for RIKEN.

03 Mar 2017

Oroville Dam

Oroville Dam Spillway aftermath

Oroville Dam update 1 March

02 Mar 2017


Deep Forest: Towards An Alternative to Deep Neural Networks

Bruce O'Neel

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