<anakin it's working meme> moving 25TB of Wikimedia data at full link speed 📈
Slack adds voice huddle so discord rolls out threads ⚔️
The Promises and Perils of Central Bank Digital Currencies (Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy)
This was an interesting meeting aside from some AltaVista users.
This is a fun playlist of videos on the economics of EVE Online.
Defensive Security Podcast Episode 257
> Last year, Citibank accidentally sent $900 million to lenders of the makeup company, Revlon. Mistaken payments happen all the time in finance, and it's sort of understood that the thing to do is send it back. And that's what everyone thought would happen — except the lenders wouldn't do it...
A very interesting engineering review of the collapse of the Arecibo Telescope, following the formal report. Sadly youtube of course ...
When the first versions of Spotify’s algorithmic Discover Weekly playlist were generated for users, it included artists users had already heard. Thinking this was a bug they updated the algorithm for later weeks to exclude artists the user had played, feedback on the playlists then plummeted. People enjoyed a little sprinkling of the familiar rather than all new content.
This was my favorite piece of reading from the last week:
> 9 Ways to Win a Hackathon... Without Coming in First Place
It's waaaay easier with GPS-enabled iPhones than it was with binders of print outs and a GPS unit 😂 This actually isn't a bad thing as there's so many more these days.
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