RIP Hans Rosling. :( I first heard about him through this viral interview clip, which is more relevant than ever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYnpJGaMiXo
Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee: accessible and engaging despite the complicated premise. Recommended! Sequel to this: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/lee_10_12/
Perfect timing! This Heptarchate short story by Yoon Ha Lee was published a few days ago: http://www.tor.com/2017/02/15/extracurricular-activities/
Edge --> cat generator. What could possibly go wrong? https://www.metafilter.com/165237/No-idea-how-these-people-got-their-cats-wedged-into-their-neural-nets
@astrolabe_cat If you read her other tweets, it looks like the govt has disavowed this, but it's unclear exactly what they disavowed.
@astrolabe_cat I suspect some off-the-record bad behaviour ended up in writing because people didn't think things through.
@astrolabe_cat And now everyone is scrambling to blame someone else.
Here's what happens when a trained professional uses a cat generator. :) https://twitter.com/ka92/status/835139879747014657
Xenophobic letter withdrawn; olympic buck-passing continues. http://www.groundup.org.za/article/school-withdraws-xenophobic-letter/
Suddenly, every CS graduate in the world panics and googles "how to balance binary tree".
@Fancierfancier A cursory search suggests that the answer is "you don't, because you use a self-balancing implementation". Trick question?