This is amazing and terrifying. Stanford has developed a way for small predator-like drones to land on the side of buildings and then take off again. And now the government is funding three teams to make little drones even more birdlike, for use in manhunts and other military operations. At some point, we entered the future. Did anyone notice when? I’m really excited to see them in a...
Library of Pristina University, Kosovo →
Brutalist architecture and covered with something like chain mail. The reasons behind these choices are likely tied to the wars, but I haven’t looked into that yet.
learn how to use twitter
Okay, so I would put this on Twitter, but people who follow me are the criminals in this story. Two things: (1) Only abbreviate when you have to! If your whole post is 50 characters long, go ahead and write “you are”. (2) Abbreviate intelligently! “Convinc’d” is a crazy way to abbreviate “convinced.” Why? Because ‘, while not a LETTER, is...
advantages to dating librarians, by Randall Monroe →
There was a nuclear disarmament walk in Northampton, Massachusetts today.