Media I find noteworthy
Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea
More than just coupon codes: Browser extension Honey also collects their user’s history data
Prime Numbers & RSA Encryption Algorithm - Computerphile
What is the ‘self’? The 3 layers of your identity. | Sam Harris, Mark Epstein & more | Big Think
Creating False Memories
How meditation can change your life and mind | Sam Harris, Jon Kabat-Zinn & more | Big Think
Psychedelics: The scientific renaissance of mind-altering drugs | Sam Harris, Michael Pollan & more
Morality, the Good Life, and the Cold-Hearted Benefactor
How to Solve the Social Dilemma
Are you a “harbinger of failure”?
Why Windows Causes Stupidity
. Note that the author doesn't use the word ‘stupid’ pejoratively; rather, it's used to signify a lack of knowledge/competence.
Are you user friendly?
How to approach contemporary music, explained in 10 minutes
An opinionated list of best practices for textual websites
Why The Web Is Such A Mess
Standing up for developers: youtube-dl is back
Unexpected, Useless, and Urgent
. This is an interesting way to conceptualize various means of aggregating content.
6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets
Your phone is LISTENING to you - ultrasonic cross-device tracking
Characteristics of healthy romantic relationships
Playing Tetris decreases drug and other cravings in real world settings
. Apparently visuospatial tasks help because they target the working memory processes that support imagery related to cravings. For whatever reason, it amuses me that moving tetrominoes around combats addiction and drug use more effectively than the D.A.R.E program.
FTC Requires Zoom to Enhance its Security Practices as Part of Settlement
Why Congress should invest in open-source software
What If Rain Was Poisonous? | Unveiled
25 moments in tech that defined the past 25 years
14 Cool Apps Built on OpenAI's GPT-3 API
The Github youtube-dl Takedown Isn't Just a Problem of American Law
After receiving a takedown notice from the RIAA
(read: copyright trolls), Microsoft disabled 18 repositories related to
28c3: The coming war on general computation
How Homegrown Disinformation Could Disrupt This U.S. Election | 2020 Elections
Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave - Alex Gendler
Kardashev Scale | Unveiled
Vim #99: Moving to Neovim… for realz
Scientists test depth perception in cuttlefish by putting 3-D glasses on them
“Stargate Project” was a CIA program that involved remote viewing for intelligence purposes
All the ways your phone tracks your location
Engineers create plants that glow
Catching serial killers with an algorithm | Big Think x Freethink
The fastest drummer in the world is a cyborg | Big Think x Freethink
The psychological traits that shape your political beliefs | Dannagal G. Young