Remember Clockwork Orange?
This is a scene from the movie compared to the location today. Clockwork's grimey world looked like there was still a bit of hope left compared to the crushing hopelessness of reality. #TIL
#TIL that the now common 44.1kHz sampling frequency was chosen by Sony not only because it satisfies the Nyquist threshold for human hearing, but because it was easily implementable in both NTSC and PAL video tapes.
via @BrunoPhilipe@twitter.com, https://twitter.com/BrunoPhilipe/status/1036954903493701634/photo/1
Have to boost this from twitter: @WeRateTypes:
Meet Hindley-Milner. Very classic type system. Would let it infer all my code any day. Γ/10
#Quora time (this time I just couldn't resist): "If the word "Europe" was adapted from the Greek mythology "Europa", what was modern-day Europe's name before?"
– Before the Greeks, when dinosaurs roamed the fertile lands of what is now Europe, it was called “This Land”.
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