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So it actually happened

Has anyone got Elon Musk’s phone number?

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Mona Lisa: reimagined

Using a new app (presumably incorporating Google’s Deep Dream code), someone has created dozens of different versions of the Mona Lisa based on the styles of other painters or on random photographs. The results are amazing.

Posted in graphics, youtube

Uncanny Valley

Here’s a really impressive short film about virtual reality:

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He’s a Russian Spy

Here’s a brilliant bit of music that deserves a bigger audience. Shot in Liverpool, Exmoor and Berlin. The song is performed by There’ll Always Be Diseases (TAB-D) and is available as a download single. The video features Boz Hayward, (who

Posted in music, youtube

Welcome to the spam factory

Does this text message look familiar to you? Been involved in a car accident in the last 3 years that was not your fault? Then you can claim compensation, to find out how much click www.ur1.click/******** I routinely forward messages

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Tom Harper defending his journalism on CNN

Last weekend, an article by Tom Harper, Richard Kerbaj and Tim Shipman in the Sunday Times alleged that files leaked by Edward Snowden had been decrypted by the Russians and Chinese, endangering the lives of Mi6 agents in those countries.

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Noli Timere Messorem

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3D noughts and crosses

3D Noughts and Crosses

Long ago (back in the 80’s), my school had a couple of Research Machines 380Z computers for us to play around on. These things had about as much processing power as your average modern-day wristwatch, but were great fun nonetheless.

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3D panoramas from Mars

Flickr user Moe_Ali has been using photos taken by the Curiosity Rover to create 3D images that work with red-blue 3D goggles. They’re really quite good, but don’t bother trying to view the example shown below; click through to the

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The mathematical arse

Stack Exchange user mikuszefski has come up with a parametric formula for plotting rather nice arses in three dimensions. Take a look at this: Apparently it doesn’t look so good from the other side, but I don’t have Mathematica so

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