Star Trek and god: an introduction. The Metrons are a funny people.
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: 2021-07-23 Nerd Roundup!
|Bezos becomes first billionaire launched into space||We have to admit this because it's not going to go away: the rocket looks like a giant penis. Congratulations to Blue Origin for the launch. I wonder just how far behind Musk are those guys?|
|Opening the gates to the next generation of information processing||Major advancement in protein structure prediction. Good example of Press Releases outpacing the audience's ability to consume. Best I can tell, this is part 1 of 2-4 parts necessary to take optical-quantum computing to the next level of scale. Might be wrong, though|
|Balloon-borne telescope to rival Hubble||Seems lately like everybody's got something that'll beat Hubble. OBT = overtaken by technology|
|Despite the hype, iPhone security no match for NSO spyware||From a text with no alert. Whoa. Nobody is really safe. We live in a completely open system where our best defense is being too small fry for anybody to notice or waste a possible disclosure on|
|Police Destroy 1,069 Bitcoin Miners With Big Ass Steamroller In Malaysia||Holy cow! Cops with bulldozers! Coming after my graphics cards!|
|Jet turbine-powered flying motorcycle which can travel 300 mph and has a price tag of $380,000 completes first flight testing||I would ride this. It's not too late to be thinking of Christmas gifts.|
|Our universe might be a giant three-dimensional donut, really.||Donut. Perhaps we live in a sprinkle.|
|No, the universe is probably not shaped like a donut||don't let them take our donut universe away from us!|
|Megaverse: Simulating Embodied Agents at One Million Experiences per Second||Interesting discussion here about the embodiment theory of AI|
|HN Discussion: No, we don't use kubernetes||Step 1: make something super complex. Step 2: wheenver anybody does anything close to that, claim that they're reinventing the wheel. Step 3: sell consulting and certifications. Step 4: Profit!!|
|No we don't use kubernetes||Related: the article that kicked off the dicsussion|
|Alpha Fold 2 paper is out||Has Google cracked protein folding in the general case using AI? Huh?|
|Gene Roddenberry wrote a script where Captain Kirk fights Jesus||Captain Kirk versus Jesus! Woot! I like Kirk, but I'm going with Jesus on this one.|
|What Buzz Alrdin saw just after he stepped on the moon. Reconstructed by reversing out the reflections in his visor from a movie taking by Neil Armstrong||This is the most freaking cool thing I've seen in a month or two. New footage from Apollo 11 moon landing.|