Model-Driven Development strikes back! Bezos has a secret plan to beat Musk and Space-X to the moon, and you can't tell people anything
|Initial load on Mondays and final additions made Wednesday morning
|NR shoot every Thursday at 11am on Google Meet. Link on 3rd tab
|Heuristics for Effective Software Development: A continuously evolving list.*
|A lot of qualitative statements. not much in the way of discernment functions. Many times causes coders' brains to explode
|The Navy needs a new way to write software
|So close ... yet so far away
|You can't tell people anything
|Making people feel like they're getting value is one thing. Actually providing long-term value is another. People engaged in transactional learning are sucked into doing the first thing because they have no way to measure the second
|Maker of dubious $56K Alzheimer’s drug offers cognitive test no one can pass
|Do you need to buy my product? Here, take my completely unbiased test to give you an answer!
|Inside the simple computer program that could explain why the Universe exists at all
|Wolfram's Theory of Everything. What a smart guy! If you don't believe it, just ask him, he'll tell you.
|Harvard astronomer revolutionizes search for alien life with new project
|Cool idea of crowd-sourcing and AI to find any sort of unusual pattern instead of just narrowing things down to one avenue
|Why is China smashing its tech industry?
|This strategic overview makes sense to me. Wonder if it'll pan out to be true?
|Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they’re entering
|Whoa. Wild stuff. Nerd comments were amazing too.
|Comments from HN
|related: some nerd comments
|It takes two neurons to ride a Bicycle (pdf)
|Computers riding bikes? Neat idea, and totally awesome graph as a result
|Water as a metal
|That is some really crazy experimentation. Water as a metal. Who knew?
|Five totally badass weapons you've probably never heard of
|Some really wild-looking weapons in this list. That one looks like a guitar
|Blue Origin has a secret project named “Jarvis” to compete with SpaceX
|Ah! So THIS is the master plan! I wonder how that fits into Bezos' offer of $2B to cover NASA taking on the Blue Origin risk for a lunar lander?
|Directed Energy: From Counter-Drone To Force Fields?
|Woot! Force fields! "...AFRL’s prediction that DEW could be used by 2060 to create “force fields” to protect bases by repelling incoming drones and munitions — or even eventually improved to develop a kind of “nuclear umbrella.”..." Looks more like using DEW to immediately spot and kill threats. Not a force field, but perhaps the same effect
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