Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.
We're going to live in a very weird world man.
Thinking a lot today about the failures of the One Laptop Per Child program and how we actually have the technology to widely distribute high-power, low-environmental-impact machines to developing communities at an extremely low cost now,
But the whole world has its head up its ass and we're fighting about the usual bullshit instead.
one of my biggest music peeves is that classic country often actually had subversive themes appealing to working class people struggling to live in a society that didn't value them, while modern pop country is overwhelmingly a bunch of white boys in designer boots fetishizing a lifestyle they've never experienced and objectifying women
THIS CRITTER IS KILLLING ME. It's a sea slug that has converged on a fish shape.
Here's a vid of it swimming https://vimeo.com/159589650
It's "pectoral fins" are Rhinophores, basically antenna for smelling. It hunts jellyfish, and uses the remnant of its Foot to stick to them.
@trevdev There's an anecdotal story about Amazon or some big data corp knowing a couple was expecting a baby before they did, based on changes in their shopping patterns. It may be apocryphal, but it's not out of the realm of possibility. The problem with thinking "What could x possibly do with y data?" always seems to come 5 years down the line, when it turns out that that data can be used to predict z thing that no one could have envisioned.
No matter which social network you're on, following a diverse group of people helps you taking a peek at the other side of your personal filter bubble.
You don't have to agree with everything and everyone, but please, at least try to listen to people and their opinions.
It will help you appreciate your own life, and may just make you a little wiser.
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