weekly reel September 4, 2022

Yo, geeks, and music with Hubert Lenoir.

Darlène by Hubert Lenoir (bandcamp.com)


[fr] Monsieur Phi - Histoire coloniale Corée / Japon.

[fr/qc] IRIS / Pierre-Antoine Harvey : Le rôle potentiel des profits dans l’inflation élevée (“greedflation”) se confirme.

SMBC: How mathematicians want to die, Nouning, The human paradox.


Linus Akesson: C64 theremin.

Andy Baio: Opening the pandora’s box of AI art, and Exploring 12 million of the 2.3 billion images used to train Stable Diffusion’s image generator.

Large text compression benchmark, a competition that “ranks lossless data compression programs by the compressed size of the first 109 bytes of the XML text dump of Wikipedia”

Aral Balkan: Dear Linux, privileged ports must die.

Skybox Satellite, “skybox images collated from GoldSrc (Half-Life) engine games & maps”

Shitty tech ℹ️

DF / TechCrunch: FTC sues data broker Kochava for sale of people’s location data.

DF / NYT: Facebook’s problems.

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