Monthly Archives: Dec 2021

Ironic

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An inspired warning sign

                     

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People don’t mind being told what to think

Barring threats of violence or ruination, people don’t actually mind being told what to think. As long as it can reasonably fit with their existing world view. And when we see big media productions in USA fail again and again it … Continue reading

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Alien organisms

What happens when organisms get dropped in alien environments: Agricultural crops often do best far away from their native land, where pests and pathogens are adapted to them. New-world maize and cocoa are among the biggest crops in Africa. Conversely, … Continue reading

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Just in time for the Winter Solstice

“The Lords of Midnight” was a fantasy strategy game released in 1984 and its mix of storytelling, immersive graphics (for 1984), and a solid strategy game made it an instant hit. I played it again and again and as I … Continue reading

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Boosted!

Third time, Pfizer.

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Where do we come from?

Every element has originated somewhere. Hydrogen and Helium originated in the Big Bang but the rest? That’s what the chart above shows. There are different versions of this, mostly because scientists have become better at determining the processes that have … Continue reading

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Points for honesty?

This warning label: “To simulate safety” – I feel that’s a bit like something being “highly compatible“, meaning that it’s not.                  

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The Tree of Life

OneZoom is a website that displays the Tree of Life with all living species known. You can zoom in and out at all branches and find the relationship between each species. I love that hippos and whales are close relatives: … Continue reading

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The NSO zero-click iMessage exploit

Interesting to read about the NSO exploit in “A deep dive into an NSO zero-click iMessage exploit: Remote Code Execution” from Project Zero. And this was the surprise: The exploit came in the form of a bitmap image in JBIG2 … Continue reading

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