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Friday, 18 November 2022

What the Image of the Milky Way's Black Hole Really Shows

quote [ This year?s picture of the swirling plasma around the massive object's edges will help to reveal more about the galaxy?s history and evolution ]

Into a black hole, black hole
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@4:08pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 4 November 2022

Crows Perform Yet Another Skill Once Thought Distinctively Human

quote [ if the birds only learned that open brackets were at the beginning of the sequence and closed ones were at the end, you would expect an equal proportion of ( { ) } mismatched and correct responses. But, she says, her and her colleagues found that the crows chose more of the latter than the former, even with the more complex sequences of three pairs of brackets. ]

They may already code in Lisp.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:59amGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 3 November 2022

Teflon releases up to 9100 plastic particles from a single scratch study shows

quote [ And at a micro scale, their Raman imaging and an algorithm model have identified the release of 2.3 million microplastics and nanoplastics from broken coating. ]

I've almost entirely eliminated Teflon from my life, this definitely seals the deal.
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ooo[......7@9:25pmGMT] [4 comments]

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Unsure When a Video or Photo was Taken? How to Tell by Measuring the Length of Shadows

quote [ As we can see, although the time established by this shadow calculation should be regarded as relatively rough, it is still certainly within a period of 15 minutes either side of 16:14. ]

Interesting to know about these elaborate tools.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:44pmGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 29 October 2022

?man in the shadows turned all his life towards the sun?

quote [ Miguel Bonnefoy tells in his new novel the life of Augustin Mouchot (1823-1912), an unknown scientist, a misunderstood genius, who invented the first solar-powered "machine" in the 19th century, which he named Octave. ]

They dug up this early eco-inventor (from coal-frenzied 19th century France no less) and turned it into a novel.
This is French radio running the interview, for more images of the inventions check extended. Thumb is nicked from an article in a Dubai paper.

[SFW] [science & technology]
[by Paracetamol@7:10pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

Robot tackles the knotty problem of grasping delicate objects

quote [ Folks blessed with a soft touch seem to have no problem getting to grips with delicate objects, but it can be a tough ask for robots. Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have taken a strength-in-numbers approach with a gripper that curls? ]

I dont know about you, but this reminds me of The Thing.

Just like a certain bullet proof husky dog from the intro.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Hot Pr0n]
[by ooo[......7@10:28pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 17 October 2022

Google Engineers Joked About How Incognito Mode Isn't Very Incognito

quote [ Google, in its defense, argues that it makes it clear to users that Incognito mode isn't fully private, and that its users have already consented to have their data tracked by the company. ]

ok, this may not come as a surprise.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@1:51pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 10 October 2022

With seemingly endless data storage at our fingertips, 'digital hoarding' could be an increasing problem

quote [ As most digital contents can be stored in any digital device, individuals tend to save such content without much organization and think they can sort it out later. This often leads to a feeling of being disorganized and cluttered in digital spaces. ]

Na-na, na-na, na-na, na-na-na-na now /
Baby, give it up / Give it up / Baby, give it up
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Insightful]
[by Paracetamol@6:27pmGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 9 October 2022

WORLD OF TOMORROW by DON HERTZFELDT

quote [ A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future. 2016 Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Short Film.World of Tomorrow Episodes Two a... ]

Could be a few categories really. Instead of more "my spoon is too big" or "my anus is bleeding" humour, this is more philosophical sci-fi. Kinda swings through a few different moods too.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Good]
[by Headlessfriar@2:19amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 6 October 2022

Philadelphia?s Diatom Archive Is a Way, Way, Wayback Machine

quote [ A cache of phytoplankton held at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is helping to reconstruct historical coastlines. ]

Circles, intersecting particles of light
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:23amGMT] [0 comments]

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