Cool stuff

Why ‘ji32k7au4a83’ Is a Remarkably Common Password [text] – a neat thing that’s been making the rounds on the internets recently

For the Easiest Duck Confit at Home, Go Sous Vide [text with images] – I like duck confit. I have a sous-vide water circulator. I sense experimenting in my near-ish future. (Just need to find duck legs around here…)

Awe-Inspiring Winners of the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest [images] – some nice underwater pictures

Why Synergies are the Secret to Slay the Spire’s Fun | Game Maker’s Toolkit – some analysis of what makes Slay the Spire so good 🙂

Before Envelopes, People Protected Messages With Letterlocking [text] – a cool article about the research around letter folding.

Top 20 things likely to be overheard if you had a Klingon Programmer[text] – because I chuckled.

NASA Captures First Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction in Flight [text, images] – those are pretty images. And a cool achievement.

Angry Metal Album Art Neural Networks [text with images] – neural networks classifying metal album art, I found that thing hilarious 😀

Google Cloud Topples the Pi Record [text] – “oh, we accidentally computed 9 trillion digits more than the previous record”

Lessons learned: writing really long fiction [text] – a post from Charlie Stross where he talks about writing (long) series of books.

Who the fuck is my D&D character [text] – a profanity-filled background generator for D&D characters. Goes with HERE IS SOME FUCKING D&D [text, GDrive folder with PDFs in it], a micro-RPG, because why not 😛

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