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No matter what we do to make out networks better, we make them worse.
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Not to critique teachers or anything. It's just that these Gifs are astoundingly elegant.
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This could be an April Fools’ joke. But it isn’t. In what can only be described as an ironic twist, the Indian Journal of Dermatology is retracting a paper that presents guidelines on plagiarism for…wait for it… Plagiarism. Here’s the notice: The article “Development of a guideline to approach plagiarism in Indian scenario” [1] is … … Continue reading →
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"Constants ain't, variables won't"
A detailed post that shows how constant-expressions in C++ are not as constant as they might appear.
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SineRider is a math/sledding puzzle game inspired by the TI-86.
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Okay, this is awesome. A complete transistor level simulation of the 6502 processor, done via a process that involves melting the cover of the chip with 200°F hot sulfuric acid to expose the die, taking 72 microscope images, stitching then together to make a 342Mpixel image, and then finding polygons that represent wires and transistor to then emulate the whole thing in software.

The slides from the SIGGRAPH talk are great:
http://www.visual6502.org/docs/6502_in_action_14_web.pdf
Visual Transistor-level Simulation of the 6502 CPU and other chips! Welcome to Visual6502.org! Here we'll slowly but surely present our small team's effort to preserve, study, and document historic computers. We aim to present our work in a visual, intuitive manner for education and inspiration, ...
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It's not just the size of these delicate little portraits and scenes he paints that blow our minds. It's the choice of surfaces.
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Lightning: it isn’t just for stormclouds.
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A plant that glitters under the full moon, and only then. Another wonderful thing in the world!
On the cliffs of the Mediterranean, there grows an untidy, scrambling shrub called Ephedra foeminea. It isn’t the prettiest of plants, but once a year, in the middle of July, it becomes far more ap...
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