weekly reel February 5, 2023
Hey geeks. Have some Colin Stetson.
New History Warfare Vol.2: Judges by Colin Stetson (bandcamp.com)
Scott Alexander: You don’t want a purely biological, apolitical taxonomy of mental disorders.
Kottke notices The minimalist photography awards for 2022.
Asianometry: When silt fills your water reservoir.
Why Canadians can’t bike in the winter (but Finnish people can), thx Uri.
SMBC: Requiem for a blockbuster.
Drew DeVault: Private platforms should engage in censorship.
Ange Yaghi: What is bloom (Fraunhofer diffraction), and how is it simulated?
Google: MusicLM - Generating music from text.
Connor Oliver’s favourite computer: an old Mac.
Noclip (2021) The story of Thief & Looking Glass studios.
People make games - Working at Valve: “A fearless adventure” or “Lord of the flies”?
jm8 @ Escapist: Game difficulty is more enjoyable when designed qualitatively, not quantitatively.
Shitty tech ℹ️
Wladimir Palant - IPinside: Korea’s mandatory spyware.