Brilliant Kids

They don’t need to do any homework, considering their current level of intelligence. In locked down Wuhan, teachers use an app called DingTalk to set homework. Kids realised if it got enough one-star reviews it would be removed from App Store. Thousands of reviews flooded in, and DingTalk’s rating fell from 4.9 to 1.4 overnight. […]

Tito’s Vodka

A pandemic virus is only the tool which enables the ultimate extinction of our species. For the true cause of that destruction, we must look within. Tito’s Vodka has spent the last 24 hours explaining to people that it *cannot* be used as a replacement for hand sanitizer. God bless Texas. pic.twitter.com/1J08KlgDPI — Dom (@DomDiFurio) […]

Automating Thought Leadership

have u ever wondered why we need so many vcs & founders tweeting constantly when they’re all saying basically the same things? well i put a bunch into gpt2 and turns out thought leadership is an easily automated job, and all humans doing it should be optimized out https://t.co/7EENNf00IJ — stephanie (@isosteph) February 21, 2020 […]

Software Engineering

software engineering is an endless process of asking is this code fucking stupid or am i fucking stupid and the answer is usually both — stephanie (@isosteph) February 18, 2020

Reinventing Vaccines

Did you know that if you go anti-vax hard enough, sometimes you circle all the way back to inventing vaccines? https://t.co/mIZ0Z6t8jJ — Rich Davis, PhD, D(ABMM), MLS 🦠🔬🧫 (@richdavisphd) January 15, 2020

Would you like to buy another house?

I will never understand how online advertising manages to make frighteningly invasive inferences about our most intimate needs and desires and yet still reaches conclusions of the form “You just bought a house. You must be in the market for another house.” — matt blaze (@mattblaze) February 8, 2020