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Guys: “Well you know, there were many people working on those algorithms, it’s not only Katie Bouman work but rather a team effort.”

Also guys: “Elon Musk is sending rockets on Mars, he makes electric cars, he invented tunnels, he’s such a genius, I love him.”

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Scott Kelly spent 340 days on the International Space Station while his identical twin brother Mark stayed on earth. Scott Kelly's DNA mutated, his telomeres lengthened instead of shortened, genes known to encode proteins that help fix damaged DNA ... nytimes.com/2019/04/11/science

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chairplanenesthesia

where you just get knocked out for the duration of the flight and you don't have to experience anything

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you also get knocked out through check-in and security

accepting VC funding

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The Female Pioneers of the Bauhaus Art Movement: Discover Gertrud Arndt, Marianne Brandt, Anni Albers & Other Forgotten Innovators openculture.com/?p=1038601 t.co/dO7hWhw22n

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I heard Mars had little atmosphere.

Couldn't we create one by dimming the lights and playing jazz?

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The Fantastical Sketchbook of a Medieval Inventor: See Designs for Flamethrowers, Mechanical Camels & More (Circa 1415)

openculture.com/?p=1063063 t.co/4cyFsB0gWe

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RT @CuriousZelda@twitter.com
I'm in a box
I can't be seen
They'll never know
Where I have been

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Wow, @amazon—with no warning or real explanation—kicked us out of their affiliate program after 13 years.

Are there any human beings at @amazon who could explain why? We can’t get any meaningful answers.

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Home Taping Is Killing Music: When the Music Industry Waged War on the Cassette Tape in the 1980s, and Punk Bands Fought Back openculture.com/?p=1063050 t.co/WOFARcf1Ox

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Apple is planning on releasing the very first iCar

But they are having problems installing Windows.

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Getting tired of the argument that encryption aids terrorists. You know what else aids terrorists? Things like air and water.

Let's ban open access to air for all people, put a national identity cum mass surveillance system in place and control distribution of air through that. That way, only someone who's not a terrorist will get access to air to breathe. Bonus: A secret blackbox AI algorithm randomly identifies some people as "dangerous" and denies them air!

#NothingToHide #Encryption

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