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How the Escalator Forever Changed Our Sense of Space.

Sure, the 19th-century invention transformed shopping. But it also revolutionized how we think about the built environment.

Two new JavaScript engines walked into a foobar…*

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TIL – Today I Learned.

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'Spaceteam' is a frantic sci-fi card game that makes dying in outer space fun!

Survive the perils of deep space by screaming at your fellow players.

Piers of Southern California #1.

I’m on team different!

I look different. That makes me a target online.”

Scientists create an AI from a sheet of glass.

This changes almost everything about how we design machine vision.

Dark Patterns at Scale: Findings from a Crawl of 11K Shopping Websites.

Dark patterns are user interface design choices that benefit an online service by coercing, steering, or deceiving users into making unintended and potentially harmful decisions.

Warum Kakadus so gut tanzen können.

Vor mehr als zehn Jahren wurde Kakadu „Snowball“ wegen seiner lustigen Tanzbewegungen zum Internet-Star. Jetzt bescheinigen ihm auch Wissenschaftler außerordentliche Kreativität – und stellen die Frage: Woher hat der Vogel diese krassen Moves?

An incomplete list of women scientists.