I'm going to experiment with putting more of my work/research related stuff over on @scisus. If you want to hear me ranting about stan and modeling or talking about pollen movement and tree sex, I'll be over there.
This is pretty neat. The shared symbols between Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic writing systems
There were a bunch of articles recently about some research showing that the focus on individual action hurts collective action on #climateChange. Now I can’t find any of them? Help!
Plus a gem of a script:
"What'd they used to call you? The Net Ranger? Phineas Phreak? The only man alive who actually hacked NATO Ghostcom."
"You're all kidding yourselves. Even with top of the line crypto. Cray access. STU 3's"
"Thinking Machine laptops, I'm talking about the 686 prototypes -- with the artificial intelligence Risk chip --"
Facebook, #WhatsApp Will Have to Share Messages With U.K. Police
May I suggest the two best ways to celebrate Stanislav Petrov day are A: Declining to follow procedures that would launch nuclear weapons for spurious reasons, and B: looking for opportunities to do something good when not doing good would be easy. It's too late to thank him in person (he died in 2017), it's not too late to do good.