This is a fantastic watch. While it’s a little “out there”, there really are people like this. Be sure to watch all the way to the end for some really great advice!
Source: (YouTube: https://youtu.be/g2AtLh2mjNI)
The bittersweet consequence of YouTube’s incredible growth is that so many stories will be lost underneath all of the layers of new paint. This is why I wanted to tell the story of how, ten years ago, a small team of web developers conspired to… | Chris Zacharias | Founder of imgix. YCombinator alum. Ex-YouTuber. Studied New Media at RIT.
Source: A Conspiracy To Kill IE6
This is a really great essay which helps one understand what it’s like inside the mind of a programmer/sysadmin/etc.
Possibly one of the best articles I’ve ever read!!!
Source: Programming Sucks
Congress has never made a law saying, “Corporations should get to decide who gets to publish truthful information about defects in their products,”— and the First Amendment wouldn’t allow such a law — but that hasn’t stopped corporations from conjuring one out of thin air, and then defending it as though it was a natural right they’d had all along.
When warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence, many doomsayers cite philosopher Nick Bostrom’s paperclip maximizer thought experiment. Imagine an artificial intelligence, he says, which decides to amass as
Read the full article: The Lebowski Theorem of machine superintelligence