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Comedy and the Internet
- DED Talks: How Nikola Tesla Became Your Favorite Weirdo (video).
- DED Talks: Why Thomas Edison Was History's Biggest Dick (video).
- Gym Idiots (playlist).
- Here is the Magic Power of Selfie! (video).
- Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by John Hetlinger at American't Got Talent (video).
- My Best Friend is Hot (video).
- NinoGuero (channel).
- Shaq is a Heck of an Investor (article).
- TinyHouse Listings (videos).

Education
- I don't do Math by Emily Calandrelli (video).

Health & Fitness
- Found My Fitness (channel).
- Immune Response (article).
- It's never too late to get fit (guide).
- Navy SEAL on real martial arts (video).
- Whole grain intake tied to longer, healthier life (article -- probably fiber related).

People, the Media, and Probably Nonsense
- Ben Shapiro Destroys the Concept of White Privilege (video).
- Did Google Manipulate Search for Hillary? (video).  SourceFed Responds: Google + Clinton Follow Up (video).

Games
- Ubisoft's Prince of Persia (free game).

Hardware
- Rasberry Pi! (guide).
- The Analog Mechanical Keyboard for Precise Movement in Games (product).
- The dual-screen E Ink Gvido is like a Kindle for sheet music (article).

Movies and Shows
- Mr. Robot (show).
- The Fighter (movie)

Music
- Armada Music (channel).
- Itro & Tobu - Cloud 9.
- Legend of Mana (OST).
- Let the Bodies Hit the Floor.
- No CopyrightSounds (channel).
- Pandora/Proximity (channel).
- Tasty Network (channel).
- The HD Music Girl (channel).
- Welcome to Earth (video remix by Melody Sheep). 

Science
- Jonas Salk - The Man Who Saved the Children (video).
- New Solution to Carbon Pollution? (article).
- Proof of evolution that you can find on your body (video).

Science (Computer) and Security
- Five Tips for Writing Flexible Code (article).
- Introducing Qt 3D (video).
- Ken Thompson Hack (article).
- Life of JavaScript Libraries in 2016 (article).
- Reviewing Microsoft's Automatic Insertion of Telemetry into C++ Binaries (article).
- Teen hacks into North Korean Facebook using the password 'Password' (article).
- theForger's Win32 API (C++ GUI).
- UC Berkeley Intro to AI Course (videos).

Science Media
- Did "Cosmos" Pick the Wrong Hero? (article).  Defending Giordano Bruno (response article).
- Elon Music's Code Conference 2016 (video).
- Scientists Who Are Actually Really Stupid: #1, Neil Degrasse Tyson.  By Milo Yiannopoulos.  (article).
- Singularity is Near! (documentary).

Software and Websites
- ChangeTip - Donate to any person, any cause, etc. (web app).
- FoxType - Write in a more polite, friendly tone. (web app).
- Gfycat - Videos to gifs (website).
- Satoshibox - Upload, Share, Profit (web app).
- Top 50 Usefuyl Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier (links).

Published: Jun 17, 2016

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Comedy and The Internet
- Cute daughter brings drinking water to her dad (image).
- Gym Wildlife (video).
- Stop Drinking - Thai Ads (video).
- Toddler Finally Meets Garbage Men He Idolizes And He Can't Even (article).
- Wait for it... (gif). 

Money, Life, & Politics
- American schools are teaching our kids how to code all wrong (article).
- Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong (video).
- Grammar rankings: Democrats vs Republicans (image).
- How to be an adult (link collection).
- Just Two Scientists Left in Congress (article).
- Logical fallacies (images).
- On the Origin of Species votes most influential academic book in history (article).
- PewResearchCenter - Statistics heaven!
- Phil Plait at TAM 8: Don't be a Dick (video). 
- Researcher who spiked rabbit blood to fake HIV vaccine results slapped with rare prison sentence (article).
- Rush Holt on YouTube (teacher, scientists, progressive, US congressman) (channel).
- The pay gap between men's and women's soccer in the U.S. (images)
- The Degeneration of the Daily Show (video) - Rebuttal of the pay gap issue above.
- U.S. Supreme Court Says No License Necessary to Drive Automobile on Public Highways/Streets (article).
- Why you can't call nuts, avocados, olives, or salmon "healthy" (article).

Entertainment
- Curiosity Stream - A large collection of documentaries.
- Derren Brown's Pushed to the Edge (video).
- The Genius of Charles Darwin (video).
- Ziphead by Fairlight (demo scene).

Health and Fitness
- Authority Nutrition (website).
- Body to Beastly: What to Do When You're Tired of Being Skinny-Fat (article).
- New Molecule Mimics Exercise, May Help Diabetics (article).
- U.S. Scientists Successfully Turn Human Cancer Cells Back to Normal in Process that Could 'switch off' disease (article).
- The Mathematics of Weight Loss by Ruben Meerman (video).

Life Hacks
- Movie music too loud, but dialogue too quiet fix (article).
- Shirts and color perception (article).
- Solar Furnace for under $50 (video).
- Use a Gaming Mouse and Keyboard for Work (article).

Music
- Best of Music Mix 2015 by NoCopyrightSounds.
- Electro || Ultrasyd - Campylobacter's Groove.
- ElectroHOUSE || Insan3Lik3 - Bad Pitched.
- Porter Robinson.
- Unison - Aperture [NCS Release].
- Vicetone 2014 End of Year Mix [EDM].

Natural Selection
- Reproductive strategies different by gender: males fine with strangers, females not so (article).
- Saudi Arabian Baboons Kidnap Puppies & Raise Them As Pets (video).

People
- John Ioannidis.
- Ruben Meerman 

Programming Tools
- C++ Shell - (web app)
- FixMyHtml - (web app).
- React Hot Loader Demo (React-Bootstrap) (video).
- Sublime Text - (desktop app), and video tutorials.
- SummerNote - A simple WYSIWYG editor (web app).

Science
- John Loannidis: "Reproducible Research: True or False?" (video).
- Periodic Table Clock (Certified as Amazing) (video).
- Professor Julius Summer Miller (physics videos).
- Schwarzschild radius (article).
- Vilayanur Ramachandran's 3 Clues to Understanding your Brain (video).
- Vilayanur Ramachandran's Neurological Basis for Religion (video).
- Work done by a variable force (article).

Science (Computer)
- Creators of Siri showed off Viv (article).
- GTC 2016: Photorealistic Virtual Reality with Iray VR (video).
- Blockchain: Why it's so much more than Bitcoin (article).
- Linus Torvald's Double Pointer Problem (video).
- Linux Sucks 2016 (video).
- The Coding Game (website).
- Scroll Back: The Theory and Practice of Cameras in Side-Scrollers (article).

Tech
- Future electronic ink displays now with 32,000 colors (article).
- Sliden'Joy - Multiple screens for laptops (product).
- OptiKey v2 Intro (video).
- The dawn of the age of holograms by Alex Kipman (video). 
- Ultimate Hacking Keyboard (official site) (product).
- YotaPhone 2: World's First Dual Screen Smartphone (product).

The Climate Change Issue
- Climate Hustle (more) (video).
- What's Really Warming the World? (article).

Web Tech
- Zopim - Live chat for your website.

Published: May 30, 2016

Largest Physical Screen Size Tablet



Not so recently, someone asked which tablet has the largest physical screen size.   My answer is that the likely candidate is the Panasonic 4K Toughpad.  This tablet has a 20-inch screen size.



Now, that's my answer if the tablet is to be "portable".  Other devices, such as drawing boards, can be considered tablets and they would have the largest screen size.  One company that makes them is Sharp.  http://siica.sharpusa.com/AQUOS-BOARD


Another alternative is the Wacom Cintiq, which are "Pen Displays" that require a computer and may or may not be considered tablets.  The largest Cintiq has a screen of about 27 inches.
http://www.wacom.com/en-us/products/pen-displays

Published: May 9, 2016

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Automata and AI
- Nvidia GPU-Powered Autonomous Car Teaches Itself to See and Steer (article).

Business
- SpaceX Breaks Boeing-Lockheed Monopoly on Military Space Launches (article).

Climate Change
- Bill Nye's 2016 Forecast Challenge (video).  Bastardi's Response on Twitter (discussion).
- Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say? (video).
- Effects of Moral Framing on Climate Change Attitudes and Conservation Behaviors (article).
- Science AMA on ~97% of climate experts "really" agree humans causing global warming (discussion).

Comedy & The Internet
- Human Society of Utah's Interactive Webcam.
- Orthodox Priests Will Bless Anything (images).
- Philippine Presidential Frontrunner Vows To Pardon Himself for Murder (article).
- Social Justice Warriors Get Owned in Epic Rant by Comedian (video-explicit).
- SpaceX CRS-8 Landinng - "I'm On a Boat" (video).
- Ted Cruz Thinks CO2 Isn't a Pollutant, Bernie Sanders Expends More CO2 Than Usual US Family in Single Trip to Rome (article).

Curious Tech
- Cornstarch & Water (video).
- Nanotubes Assembling via Tesla Coil: Teslaphoresis (video).

Energy and Batteries
- Could You Live Off the Grid? (guide).
- I Was Wrong About the Limits of Solar (article).
- Using gel and nanowires increase charge cycles to over 200,000 (article).
- Wavestart's Vision: Harvesting Energy From the Ocean's Waves, Wind, and Solar (video).

Health & Fitness
- Exploding nanobubbles can kill cancer cells (article). 
- Exercises and Targeted Muscles (images).
- Man Sees for the First Time in 20 Years (video). 
- NMC Deep Brain Stimulation Helping Patient With Parkinsons (video).

- Researchers Make Tumors Glow To Assist Surgeons in Removing Them (gif, links). 
- The Mathematics of Weight Loss (video). 
- The Shock Clock Uses Pavlovian Conditioning and Electricity to Wake You Up (article). 
- The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does to Our Brains (article). 

Math
- Mathologer (video channel).

Motivation
- Make a Decision (video). 
- Profile of an Entrepreneur Ekon Musk and SpaceX by 60 Minutes (video).
- Sakurai Gives Some Advice to Other Game Creators (article).

Movies
- SNOWDEN (trailer). 

Music
- Engage the Enemy from Xenoblade Chronicles (music).

Philosophy and Discussion
- 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation? (video).
- This Philosopher Helped Ensure There Was No Nobel For Relativity (article).  Philosopher Bergson using Intuition vs Physicist Einstein using Rationality.

Products & Software
- Noria the Window Air Conditioning Unit (product).
- Windows Ink Wokspace by Microsoft (video).

Programming
- CppUnit Cookbook (software).
- Liskov Substitution Principle (video).
- Operating System Paging Scheduling (study guide).
- Stop using std::endl (video).
- The Six Types of Programming (image).
- Uncle Bob on The Future of Programming (video).
- Unum  Computing (article),  A New Number Format for Computers Could Nuke Approximation Errors for Good (article).

Propaganda
- Australian Lightning Double Debunk (video).
- How '60 Minutes' Played 'Telephone' With Public-Hacking Hysteria (article).

Sports
- Conor McGregor Pulled from UFC 200 (video).
- Joe Rogan on Conor McGregor Retiring (video).
- Has Conor McGregor Damaged His Brand? (article).

Published: Apr 30, 2016

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Comedy, The Internets, & WTF
- Ghost Stories Funny Clips Part 1 of 3 (video).
- Key & Peele - The Telemarketer - Uncensored (video).
- Replace the Moon With the Planets Comparison (gif).

Formal Languages and Automata
- 355hw2s12sol.pdf 
- 355hw4s12sol.pdf
- Context free languages.
- HW2-Solutions-2015-Spring.pdf
- Push Down Automata

Health & Fitness
- Life Expectancy Study: It's Not Just What You Make, It's Where You Live (article).
- The Parker Foundation, the $250 Million Initiative to Kill Cancer (website).
- The Real Reason You Wouldn't Want to Live on an All-Local Diet (article).
- Visual BMI Differences in Body Fat and Musculature (image).

Music
- In your Eyes by Sian (audio).

Movies
- Gattaca (video).  A world where genetic engineering is used as the measure of competency and status.
- The Theory of Everything (video).

People & Entrepreneurship
- Foundation 20 Elon Musk (video).
- Jason Calacanis Interview - Jason Calacanis's Top 10 Rules for Success (video).

Politics, Money, Culture
- India's Audacious Plan to Bring Digital Banking to 1.2 Billion People (article).
- Why Apple Must Win vs the FBI (article).

Products
- Audio Bone 1.0 and Adjustable, the bone conduction headphones.
- Bose SoundSport in-ear earphones.
- Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband.
- P3 International P4460 KillA Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor.
- Summitlink Motion Activated Power Socket Electrical Outlet.

Programming
- Michael O. Church's blog on software industry.
- Using S_ISREG and S_ISDIR() Macros (tutorial).
- Why would you learn C++ in 2016? (article).

Shows
- James May's Cars of the People (video).
- Vikings (video)

Science & Innovation
- Future Solar Panels Will Generate Energy From Raindrops (article).
- Hawking: An Interstellar Space Mission Will Bring Benefits to People's Lives on Earth (article).
- Neat (images).
- New Battery Promises To Outdo and Out-Green Lithium Batteries (article).
- Real World Problems Solved by Internet of Things (article).

Science (Climate Change)
- Climate Change Frames and Frame Formation: An analysis of climate change communication in the Swedish agricultural sector (article PDF).
- Elevated Carbon Dioxide = Greener Drylands? (article).
- Robust Responses of the Hydrological Cycle to Global Warming (article).
- This Is Why the Great Barrier Reef is Dying (article). 
 
Websites
- Cool Websites (list).

Published: Apr 16, 2016

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