2021-04-30 Nerd Roundup!

Your gods will not save you now. It's nerds having fun, talking about the latest technical news, but is it really?

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2021-04-30 Nerd Roundup!

This should work in iTunes. (This link http://danielbmarkham.com/podcast/rss is a podcast feed) If it doesn't work, here's a direct link to the mp3: 2021-04-29 Nerd Roundup!

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STORY BUT WHY?
Verilog to factorio

Easy fun trivia. have we created a universe of video games to code?

Verilog to minecraft

It's the circle of love!

NET ML ready?

Is NET ML ready or not?

They Hacked McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines—and Started a Cold War

OMG, McDonalds and these Taylor guys are screwing over their own distributors

This tool can make your pics undetectable to facial recognition without ruining them

AGAIN again. Now we're all going to need our own AI to make our pics unrecognizable? Radar vs radar detectors, only at warp speed

Ransomware gang threatens to expose police informants if ransom is not paid

Wowser. This crap is freaking seriuos as hell

Please, Systematically Enforce Your Constraints

It's a good point, but frack if I know what the actual application would be. messy essay construction

Digital Needle - A Virtual Gramophone

Neat. Seen some other applications along these lines

Linux bans University of Minnesota for sending buggy patches in name of research

This is easily the #1 story of the past week so far

Using inflation tracking methods from 80s and 90s, inflation would be ~10%

Number looks bad? Change the definition!

A good point or an attempt to make a silk purse from a sow's ear out of a lot of Rust butthurt?

Resurrecting James Dean: The Ethics of CGI Casting

They looked everywhere for the right actor for the role. Who cares if he's dead or not?

Farming Robot Kills 100,000 Weeds per Hour With Lasers

Farmers. Who are robots. With frickin' lasers!

Deepfake satellite imagery poses a not-so-distant threat, warn geographers

Deepfake satellite pics. Who knew? How many other places are vuln to deeprakes that aren't immediately obvious? How far off is the completely immersive deep-fake web?

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