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I need this in wallpaper.
 
Optical illusions harness the shift between what your eyes see and your brain perceives. Here are some great ones, with explanations.
Optical illusions harness the shift between what your eyes see and your brain perceives. Here are some great ones, with explanations.
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Social progress happens when people realize the thing they thought would destroy civilization merely became another box on a census form.
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At a conference, speaker describes a smart heath startup's technology as "wearable pants".

The tech sounded cool but I'm putting my money on Pants as a Service.
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+Dong Mo is presenting our paper at #USENIX #nsdi15 right now on PCC, a new data transport architecture that achieves consistent high performance even under challenging conditions, often 10x higher than TCP, but without needing to change the protocol. Check it out at http://speedier.net/pcc/
...with +Qingxi Li  +Doron Zarchy +Michael Schapira
The TCP family has failed to achieve consistent high performance in face of the complex production networks: even special TCP variants are in many cases 10x away from optimal performance. We argue this is due to a fundamental architectural deficiency in TCP: hardwiring packet-level event to ...
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Kickstarter idea: a new magazine called Unpopular Mechanics. It will mostly feature fulcrums.
This is going to be huge.
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To minimize risks, we must learn more about how financial markets operate at ever faster rates, urges Mark Buchanan.
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For those of you who are, or who will soon be, early-career professors in computer networking, check out this workshop. Darleen Fisher, +Z. Morley Mao  and +Aditya Akella have put together a really nice group of mentors and speakers that should make for creative discussions and useful networking. The application deadline was extended to tomorrow, Tuesday June 16.
NSF NeTS Early-Career Investigators Workshop '15. July 30 and 31, 2015. Waterview Conference Center, Arlington, VA. Workshop Web page: https://sites.google.com/site/netscareer15/home. Objective: With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Networking Technology and Systems ...
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New research finds that Internet speeds could be greatly increased by removing infrastructural latencies and that a speed-of-light Internet could be created for a fairly low cost.
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Is truncating the y axis misleading?

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Being misled is the in the y of the beholder....
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My department is hiring a Lecturer, as well as tenure-track faculty.
 
We're not just hiring tenure-track faculty.
LECTURER. Department of Computer Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In keeping with the goal of offering superior educational experiences to our students, the CS department seeks an outstanding Lecturer to complement our strong teaching community of lecturers and faculty in the ...
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