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Didn’t read the important IPCC report on climate change a few months ago? Still don’t want to read it because it’s very long and you don’t like reading?
Well, this video has summed up a lot of the conclusions from the report, all in a beautiful yet grim visualization.
Didn’t Read the Most Important Climate Report in Six Years? This Video Has You Covered
Today, the Smithsonian Institution unveiled their new 3D viewer. It allows you to see a small selection of their 137 million piece collection up close. Projects like these can revolutionize the future of museums, but also: it’s really fun to turn Lincoln’s head different colors.
Now You Can Tour the Smithsonian’s Artifacts Online—And In 3D
Sometimes I lose my mind a little bit and can’t be on the computer. The tail end of last week and this past weekend was one of those times. So here is the subsequent backdrop in stories I wrote.
The Most Detailed Analysis Yet of the Flaming Russian Meteor
A Modern Take on Michelangelo’s David Through the Eyes of a Drone
Robots Will Soon Be Powered By Artificial Hearts That Pump Pee
As anyone who was on Twitter during the Boston bombings can attest, social media was a mess. A new research report quantifies just how bad it was.
Only 20 Percent of the Top Tweets During the Boston Bombing Were True
The SEC yesterday proposed new regulations for crowd-funding. I talk about it over at Motherboard and why it doesn’t affect the platform you are probably most familiar with: Kickstarter.
New Crowdfunding Rules Would Allow Non-rich People to Invest in Startups
Inspired by a very good article over at The New York Times, I wrote about how Hurricane Sandy pushed up the date for landline termination in two East Coast regions and why some people don’t want to see our traditional phone networks go.
How Hurricane Sandy Pulled the Plug on Landlines
Had a really excellent weekend + moved into a new sublet. These are four things that happened in between all that, all over at my dear Motherboard:
Will Facebook’s $120 Million Company Town Enshrine Tech’s Insularity?
My piece about being childfree got reposted (and gained an asshole comment, no less!), but you can still read it over at Medium and get me some views.
Your Twitter Feed May Reveal Your Life History
Why WebMD Is Totally Terrifying Sometimes