- Violence is the last refuge of incompetence
Veterans are people who have been robbed of the ability to live in the fantasy world of their choosing. We know what the real world is and we have to live with it.
- Ten Years of Fukushima Disinformation
Amardeo Sarma, Anna Veronika Wendland
22 Jun 2021
March 11, 2021, marked the tenth anniversary of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, which, together with the tsunami it triggered, devastated the northeast coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu and triggered the Fukushima nuclear accident. However, it is Fukushima that has remained in public awareness. ...
- How to Lead a More Rational Life with Bayes’ Theorem
Thomas De Moor
16 Sept 2021
Bayes’ theorem is heavily used in machine learning, AI, statistics, and other areas. But it’s also a useful tool to lead a more rational life.
- Syntax highlighting is backwards
9 Jun 2018
Most code editors color different pieces of your program in different ways. For instance, they’ll make keywords like if bold and bright so that you notice when you’ve misspelled them. They’ll make non-executable parts like comments and documentation fainter so that you know that the computer isn’t s…