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Elon Musk: The World's Raddest Man. This is Part 1 of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies.

Elon Musk: The World's Raddest Man

PDF and ebook options: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing (see a preview here), and an ebook containing the whole four-part Elon Musk series: How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist — The Startup. How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist — The Startup

I’m an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities. The F-35 Could Provide 23 Years of Free College for Everyone. Theconversation. The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare.

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But if you want to minimise animal suffering and promote more sustainable agriculture, adopting a vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing you could do. Renowned ethicist Peter Singer says if there is a range of ways of feeding ourselves, we should choose the way that causes the least unnecessary harm to animals. Most animal rights advocates say this means we should eat plants rather than animals. It takes somewhere between two to ten kilos of plants, depending on the type of plants involved, to produce one kilo of animal.

Personne ou presque ne fait attention à lui, l'homme qui ne lève pas le poing sur cette photo mythique. Et pourtant... C'est peut être bien lui le plus grand héros de cette scène ! Peter Norman nous a quittés il y 9 ans.

Personne ou presque ne fait attention à lui, l'homme qui ne lève pas le poing sur cette photo mythique. Et pourtant... C'est peut être bien lui le plus grand héros de cette scène !

L’écrivain italien Riccardo Gazzaniga a écrit un texte puissant en mémoire de ce sprinter Australien dont l’histoire est méconnue, contrairement à la photo, entrée dans la légende du sport.Préalablement publiée sur son site personnel, traduite en anglais sur GRIOT, nous avons décidé de la partager avec vous, en français. -----Parfois, les images peuvent nous tromper. Prenez cette photographie, par exemple. Vous la reconnaissez sans doute, elle est extrêmement célèbre et se trouve dans tous les livres d’histoire : c’est le geste de rébellion de deux coureurs afro-américains, John Carlos et Tommie Smith, brandissant le poing pour protester contre la ségrégation raciale, alors qu’ils se trouvaient sur le podium après avoir couru les 200 mètres lors des Jeux Olympiques de 1968, à Mexico.

Going Deeper into Neural Networks. Posted by Alexander Mordvintsev, Software Engineer, Christopher Olah, Software Engineering Intern and Mike Tyka, Software EngineerUpdate - 13/07/2015Images in this blog post are licensed by Google Inc. under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Going Deeper into Neural Networks

However, images based on places by MIT Computer Science and AI Laboratory require additional permissions from MIT for use.Artificial Neural Networks have spurred remarkable recent progress in image classification and speech recognition. I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How. Kids can't use computers... and this is why it should worry you - Coding 2 Learn. TL;DR?

Kids can't use computers... and this is why it should worry you - Coding 2 Learn

Why not just go watch another five second video of a kitten with its head in a toilet roll, or a 140 character description of a meal your friend just stuffed in their mouth.

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Compass Box, ou l’assemblage du whisky façon puzzle. La boîte qui a fait comprendre aux amateurs de scotch que «blend» n’était pas un gros mot fête ses 15 ans.

Compass Box, ou l’assemblage du whisky façon puzzle

Une décennie et demie à multiplier expériences, folies, exploits… et miracles. En toute fausse modestie, il se définit comme un «whiskymaker», un fabricant de whisky, un type qui pioche des fûts dans les distilleries de malt et de grain pour les marier. Bref, un blender comme il en existe depuis le XIXe siècle. Mais John Glaser, le boss de Compass Box, fait bien plus que cela. En quinze ans tout rond, cet Américain in London a réussi à prouver que «blend» n’était pas un gros mot qui vous vaudrait bannissement dans un hiver éternel au-delà du Mur (ou, pire, bonnet d’âne dans les dîners en ville). Il vous accueille dans ses locaux de Chiswick (prononcez Tchizik, le w est muet), une friche de l’ouest londonien, en vous tendant un shaker pendant qu’il en remplit un autre.

Parfois, je tombe sur des whiskies intéressants et j’imagine ce qu’on peut faire avec. Internet Census 2012. Internet Census 2012 Port scanning /0 using insecure embedded devices Carna Botnet Abstract While playing around with the Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) we discovered an amazing number of open embedded devices on the Internet.

Internet Census 2012

Many of them are based on Linux and allow login to standard BusyBox with empty or default credentials. Everything Is Broken — The Message. Rat Park drug experiment cartoon – Stuart McMillen comics. Excellent comic!!

Rat Park drug experiment cartoon – Stuart McMillen comics

(As a person who takes as-needed morphine for an extremely painful degenerative lifelong condition, I can testify that having pain relief available does not, in fact, result in addiction and destructive behavior — it’s actually the opposite. The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection. Convinced from spending hours reading rave reviews, Bob eagerly clicked “Proceed to Checkout” for his gallon of Tuscan Whole Milk and… Whoa!

The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection

What just happened? In the 220 milliseconds that flew by, a lot of interesting stuff happened to make Firefox change the address bar color and put a lock in the lower right corner. With the help of Wireshark, my favorite network tool, and a slightly modified debug build of Firefox, we can see exactly what’s going on. By agreement of RFC 2818, Firefox knew that “https” meant it should connect to port 443 at Amazon.com:

9 lessons about the web and business from Pearltrees, the or. Pearltrees is a French startup that wants to change the way we organise the web. Www.oneweirdkerneltrick.com/swaggr.pdf. Android Fragmentation Report July 2013. 11,868Distinct Android devices seen this year 3,997Distinct Android devices seen last year 682,000Devices surveyed for this report. 47.5%Samsung's share of those devices. 8Android versions still in use 37.9%Android users on Jelly Bean Fragmentation is both a strength and weakness of the Android ecosystem.

When comparisons are made between Android and iOS the issue of different API levels, and the vastly different devices running them, is often emphasised. In this report we examine the extent of Android fragmentation and analyse its impact on both users and developers. The Problem: Android devices come in all shapes and sizes, with vastly different performance levels and screen sizes. How Gmail’s New Inbox Is Affecting Open Rates. I wanted to understand the impact of Gmail’s new tabbed inbox, so I dug deep into our database and pulled every delivery to Gmail for the past year and half.

That amounts to 12.5 billion emails and more than 2 billion unique opens. It can be difficult to measure small changes in delivery because there are seasonal trends in email. Own Your Feeds. Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe. Updated 7/16/2013 – See Original Here Once at a picnic, I saw mathematicians crowding around the last game I would have expected: Tic-tac-toe. As you may have discovered yourself, tic-tac-toe is terminally dull. There’s no room for creativity or insight.

Good players always tie. Arguments Rhétologiques Fallacieux. Petit recueil de 18 moisissures argumentatives pour concours de mauvaise foi. Petit recueil de 18 moisissures argumentatives à utiliser sans modération lors des concours de mauvaise foi, par Richard Monvoisin, vice-champion de mauvaise foi 2008, et Stanislas Antczak, champion 2007. (Certains sophismes sont davantage détaillés dans l’article Logique – Le monde de sophisme). Nous avons découpé ces moisissures argumentatives en trois grandes catégories : les erreurs logiques, les attaques, et les travestissements.