I don't want to put my willy in that secret hole
Friday, 13 May 2022

Black hole Sgr A* unmasked

quote [ Scientists were aware there was a huge object hidden at the centre of the Milky Way, and they also knew it had no hair. The EHT collaboration has now obtained the very first image of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Galaxy. ]

Taking the Milky Way to your hairless black hole

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by slaytanik@1:47pmGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Why ?De-Extinction? Is Impossible (But Could Work Anyway)

quote [ Several projects are aiming to bring back mammoths and other species that have vanished from the planet. Whether that?s technically possible is beside the point. ]

De-extinction is our new reality
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:29pmGMT] [5 comments]

Sunday, 8 May 2022

Computer Scientists Claim To Have Found A Foolproof Way Of Detecting Deepfake Videos

quote [ A new framework for detecting deepfakes achieves 99% accuracy for both face and expression swaps. ]

A lot of catfish a lot of deepfakes
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:07amGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 30 April 2022

VR Researchers Have Basically Figured Out How to Simulate the Feel of Kisses

quote [ A giant virtual spider rains down a flood of poison on the user which they can feel splashing across their lips. ]

Yes, that quote is inside the article.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@5:06amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 23 April 2022

Isometric Projection in Game Development

quote [ Let's learn the theory behind isometric projection and how it is used by gamedevs to write isometric-looking games. ]

This is more math than games, so tagged accordingly. Nice read-along.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@11:51amGMT] [0 comments]



Friday, 22 April 2022

OpenAI DALL-E 2: Top 10 Insane Results! ?

quote [ ?? Check out Lambda here and sign up for their GPU Cloud: https://lambdalabs.com/papers

? The paper "Hierarchical Text-Conditional Image Generation with CLIP Latents" is available here:
https://openai.com/dall-e-2/
https://www.instagram.com/openaidalle/ ]

These massive neural nets keep getting more and more impressive.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 WTF]
[by steele@6:24pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Shameful: Insteon looks dead?just like its users? smart homes

quote [ The app and servers are dead. The CEO scrubbed his LinkedIn page. No one is responding. ]

Got a crazy bitch like the Smart House
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:21amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Opinion: Another Species of Hominin May Still Be Alive

quote [ Do members of Homo floresiensis still inhabit the Indonesian island where their fossils helped identify a new human species fewer than 20 years ago? ]

Intriguing possibility. They seem more likely to exist than Bigfoot since there are actual fossils of them.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by Marcel@4:58pmGMT] [5 comments]

Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Driverless car appears to flee the scene after being pulled over by cops

quote [ The Cruise autonomous vehicle was stopped in San Francisco's Richmond District. ]

Riding in our driverless car the city comes into view on the horizon
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:14amGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 7 April 2022

You-Tldr

quote [ Ever wanted to get a quick overview of a YouTube video before deciding to watch it? Perhaps you want a quick summary of the contents before committing your time to watching it? Or maybe you just want the transcript of a video for any other purpose.

you-tldr is here to help. It transcribes your YouTube video in one click. That's it. ]

Attempting to fix my repost with a neat site I hadn't seen posted. Basically gives you a quick TLDR of a youtube video. Free to use with basic controls
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by rylex@1:09pmGMT] [7 comments]



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