Some things are too good to be open: how OpenAI went from a non-profit for bettering humanity to exclusively licensing its products to Microsoft (after receiving a $1 billion investment).
I collected the population pyramids in the Arab World and created an animated GIF for Lebanon’s. Those images tell a story.
An audio play about congress, lobbying and “power”. Made by a theater in DC. It sounds like most boring DC thing ever, but it is not. Check it out.
O’Reilly Book Covers are part of tech culture. Here are my favorite and a history of how they came to be.
I realized that I forgot how to fold an Origami boat. I used to do that with eyes closed as a child. It made me sad. I wanted to get back into it but this time learn how to fold different variations.
code & data
Comparing the number of download of popular data science packages.
Here is a bash script that takes your Good Read archive and turns it into markdown files and Hugo posts.
In the famous words of BB King, “the thrill is gone away” from tech.
This GitHub repo has some shell scripts that let you benchmark Hugo’s build times.
If conditions, written in 5 programming languages that were created more than 30 years apart. Written after having a ‘lost in translation’ moment while coding.
The end of reality, an article by The Atlantic, made me think that we need a new file format for videos generated by algorithms.
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