On my Cool Tools podcast, which I co-host with Kevin Kelly, we interviewed Stephen Dubner. Stephen's an award-winning author, journalist, and TV and radio personality. He's co-author of the Freakonomics books, which have sold millions of copies in 40 languages, and he's host of Freakonomics Radio, which gets 8 million global monthly downloads and is heard by millions more on N.P.R. stations and other radio outlets around the world. Here are the show notes.
How many times have you played a game and wondered what on earth its creators were thinking? We're looking at you, Warcraft III: Reforged. Whether it's inefficient updates or disappointing graphics, there are lots of things you'd change if you created your own video game. So what's stopping you? If you think you have what… READ THE REST
A frisky 1-year-old border collie, Nova, is excited to play frisbee with Abe Lincoln, who is sitting on bench in a suburb of Dallas. But no matter how many times she tries to hand him her toy, the fuddy-duddy statue won't budge. Does he not understand the game? She finally gives up and looks for… READ THE REST
Les Religions Sauvages [NSFW] is a two-hour film featuring a series of animations which depict a trip to hell. This film, directed by Pakito Bolino in 2004, includes work from 30 artists, from 11 different countries. The scenes in this film were inspired by religious imagery of the La Major cathedral in Marseille. I watched… READ THE REST
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From half-empty glasses of water to old Post-Its with doodles you don't even remember drawing, your desk has seen better days. But hey, you don't have time to deal with clutter management when you have assignments to finish, deadlines to meet, and superfluous things to fact-check on Wikipedia. We all suffer from cluttered tabletops, and… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to learn some of today's AI systems to beef up your resume or are hoping to head on a new career path because you're so bored of your current desk job you could cry, mastering the art of machine learning may just be what the doctor ordered. Unlike a lot of other… READ THE REST