Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-09-23
- The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads – MIT Technology Review
Together, these devices make it possible to send and receive signals directly to and from the brain. But nobody has created a network that allows group communication. Until now.
- World War II bombings weakened upper atmosphere at edge of space | Ars Technica
“Residents would routinely recall being thrown through the air by the pressure waves of air mines exploding.”
- List: Myths About Your Thirties — Debunked – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
The media sources that are reliable sources of news and information and the ones that are evil and designed to manipulate dumbasses will blend together and you will not be able to tell the difference without consulting Snopes, which you’re also not sure if you can trust.
- Why I’m done with Chrome – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering
For ten years I’ve been asked a single question by the Chrome browser: “Do you want to log in with your Google account?” And for ten years I’ve said no thanks. Chrome still asks me that question — it’s just that now it doesn’t honor my decision.