By Rebecca Fox
I know, I know, it’s another comic about science. Rebecca Fox gives you a 101 level class on modern skepticism. It lacks the in-depth math and mind-bending conversation of The Dialogues. Instead, you get a down-to-earth approach to critical thinking.
It seems like we’re due for a renaissance of skepticism, . . .
It's the First of May, so get outdoors
Comic Book Rules - John Scalzi reviews Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. I think that he is right that comic books, and really the economics of Hollywood, dulls the impact of the movie. One scene, in particular, should have been a gut punch, but it lacked teeth because we all know the rules. Serious spoilers included, be warned.
Get a notebook cover, discover a useful planner
Opening the Hobonichi is quite the experience. To be honest, I mostly ordered the planner to get my hands on the Earthbound notebook cover. After missing out on a restock at JetPens, I decided to order one right from the mothership in Japan: 1101.com.
Even though I purchased the Hobonichi as a notebook cover, I wanted to . . .
Yesterday Cancelled Due To Infinity War
Old New Tech - Hackaday has an explainer on how propeller aircraft timed machines guns to the spin of the propeller. Granted, it has nothing to do with modern tech, but it is a look at how engineering problems get solved.
Comet Vacation - If you ever wanted to know what the surface of a comet looks like, images have been captured by . . .
Short on interesting finds so I wrote more today.
Crusades Against Privacy - In what shouldn't surprise anyone, Jomes Comey really wants law enforcement to have access to the data on your phone. Tech Dirt has the details from his book where he made it his personal "crusade" to get access to encrypted devices. This is why it is vital that legislators begin to understand it is . . .
No Company Will Do This Ever - It should go without saying, but don’t give anyone remote access to your computer you don’t know, and don’t ever let anyone do anything to your computer you didn’t ask them to do.
Time Travellers From The Future - A Fun thought experiment that the Paleocene Thermal Maximum could have been caused by a . . .
The News From What Has To Be Earth's Dumbest Timeline
The Oldest Experiment - The Nautilus has a story about one of the oldest running experiments in science, counting sunspots.
Always Share Prince Demos - Prince's original demo of Nothing Compares 2 U sounds better than some people's finished records. Always liked his version better anyway.
Reject Book Covers - The . . .