2022-04-29 Nerd Roundup

Lunar Lander for the web, the DSM-V, redefining the second, the birth of biocosmology and more this week.

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2022-04-29 Nerd Roundup
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James Grenning and Greg Young joined us this week. Aside from a bit of buzzing, the tech went off without a hitch and a good time was had by all.

Don't do this
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STORY BUT WHY?
Crypo hardware

A related Twitter poll he took
From Greg: Been a few storeis about crypto hardware in the last few weeks.
FontCode: embedding information in fonts

Related: Wiki on steganography
Amazing. You can't tell. It's a form of steganography
resumes are dangerous

HN discussion
To GitHub or not to GitHub?
Voxel based lunar lander in the browser Speaking of showing off on GitHub, this is nice! Cool idea for a comeback project, bro!
Mental disorders aren't diseases Psychiatry, and by relation the various DSMs, have a bad epistemological/ontological problem. It classifies things by symptom, not cause. It's a dumb way of doing things and it looks like they can't stop doing it this way
Humans in 3d wearing clothes More 3d human guessing.
Start with "who", not "why" This essay, while not-so-good, led me to a nice Yoda-ism. Who will get you to why when the who is outside the team. Who will get you to how when the who is inside the team
Get ready for the new, improved second It's time 2.0
The most complex thing in the universe This is good. Real good. Birth of a new science? Sign me up!
Wisconsin man, woman electrocuted to death while trying 'highly dangerous' TikTok art trend

Perils of high voltage (video compilation)
Some interesting science here. Also social media/tech connection
Ingestible pill and app gives you realtime fart tracking Why has this taken so long to be a thing? It's genius!

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