PlayStation leak sends good news to fans of adorable robots

Rumors suggest Sony could announce a new Astro Bot game for the PlayStation 5 in the next two weeks. According… Continue reading PlayStation leak sends good news to fans of adorable robots The post PlayStation leak sends good news to fans of adorable robots appeared first on Read … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 24 minutes ago

Joshua Pearlstein’s freshness and inspired pop song “Endorphins”

Joshua Pearlstein's vision is incredibly clear and unique, making him a singular voice within the popsphere that continues to impress with creative production and heartfelt emotional vocals. | Continue reading


@lessthan1000followers.com | 24 minutes ago

Exploring Cost-Effective Solutions for Stateful Rest Services: A Case Study with IBM Cloud Code Engine, EclipseStore, and IBM Cloud Object Storage

A cost-effective approach to implementing stateful REST services using IBM Cloud Code Engine, EclipseStore, and IBM Cloud Object Storage, highlighting their integration and scalability benefits for enterprise applications. The post Exploring Cost-Effective Solutions for Stateful … | Continue reading


@foojay.io | 34 minutes ago

The Large Language Turn: LLMs As A Philosophical Tool

by Jochen Szangolies There is a widespread feeling that the introduction of the transformer, the technology at the heart of Large Language Models (LLMs) like OpenAI’s various GPT-instances, Meta’s LLaMA or Google’s Gemini, will have a revolutionary impact on our lives not seen si … | Continue reading


@3quarksdaily.com | 41 minutes ago

Donald Trump makes pledge to exonerate Ross Ulbricht

Donald Trump endured a frosty reception at the Libertarian National Convention on Saturday evening, but his pledge to exonerate Ross… Continue reading Donald Trump makes pledge to exonerate Ross Ulbricht The post Donald Trump makes pledge to exonerate Ross Ulbricht appeared first … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 43 minutes ago

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s net worth surges to $90B on demand for AI chips

Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jensen Huang saw his net worth significantly increase on Thursday (May 23) as shares of his… Continue reading Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s net worth surges to $90B on demand for AI chips The post Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s net worth surges to $90B on demand … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 45 minutes ago

32 optical illusions and why they trick your brain

Artists and scientists have been creating optical illusions for centuries. Here are 32 mind-bending examples that prove you can't always trust what your eyes are telling you. | Continue reading


@livescience.com | 46 minutes ago

Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt

The Egyptian city of Alexandria is famed for its library, one of the Seven Wonders of the World that has been completely lost to fires and wars over the centuries. Among the greatest academic institutions of antiquity, it's purported to have been home to a collection of over 100, … | Continue reading


@atlasobscura.com | 47 minutes ago

Shopper stunned after finding incredible collection of kitchen items at thrift store: 'Sweet mother Mary, that's a score'

"Who would get rid of these?" Shopper stunned after finding incredible collection of kitchen items at thrift store: 'Sweet mother Mary, that's a score' first appeared on The Cool Down. | Continue reading


@thecooldown.com | 47 minutes ago

Why leaders should be wary of “silver bullets” and “disguised donkeys”

“Good managers [and leaders I suggest] fail when they attempt to use silver-bullet solutions to complex problems.” James A. Highsmith, Adaptive Software Development (2013) Given that a leader’s main challenge is “creating an organization that can thrive and change, or at least be … | Continue reading


@bigthink.com | 47 minutes ago

The 11 Best Memorial Day Deals You Can Still Grab at Williams Sonoma, Including Ooni and Fellow

Memorial Day is coming to a close, but the sales sure aren’t. Williams Sonoma still has incredible deals, up to 40% off some of our favorite kitchen gear, including Ooni, Staub, Le Creuset, and more. | Continue reading


@seriouseats.com | 47 minutes ago

Researchers explore mining seawater for critical metals

The aim is to draw key minerals, including lithium and magnesium, from ocean water, desalination plant residue, and industrial waste brine. | Continue reading


@grist.org | 47 minutes ago

Happy St. Memerial's Day!

It's Memorial Day here in the U.S., a day when we pause to celebrate and remember the sacrifices of our fallen military heroes. Fortunately, our nation's bakers have done their part, too, reminding us: "Never Foget," And to: "Alyauys Remember..." Because we MUST... Let the dome b … | Continue reading


@cakewrecks.com | 47 minutes ago

DEVONthink giveaway!

I’m excited to offer the next giveaway, 3 Standard licenses ($99 value each) for DEVONthink. DEVONthink is the ultimate in Knowledge Management, allowing you to collect all of your notes, documents, emails, and more, then analyze and draw connections between them automatically. S … | Continue reading


@brett.trpstra.net | 47 minutes ago

Z-Library Introduces new Dark Theme and Other Convenient Features

Z-Library, considered the world’s largest shadow library organization introduced several new features aimed at providing a better overall user experience. One of the features the library said on its Telegram page they have come up with, and which it said has long been requested b … | Continue reading


@goodereader.com | 50 minutes ago

Voluntary rent payments to First Nations communities, CAR receives first malaria vaccines, ending school meal debt

We're starting the week at Squirrel News with stories about Vancouver Island's decision to pay voluntary rent to First Nations communities, the Central African Republic receiving its first shipment of a groundbreaking malaria vaccine, and how a district in Butte, Montana, found a … | Continue reading


@squirrel-news.net | 55 minutes ago

Elon Musk’s xAI approaches $24B value with new funding round

Elon Musk‘s artificial intelligence company, xAI, is expected to complete a funding round in June, potentially valuing it at more… Continue reading Elon Musk’s xAI approaches $24B value with new funding round The post Elon Musk’s xAI approaches $24B value with new funding round a … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 57 minutes ago

High-Tech Stamps

[It’s the bread of their daily lives.] France has unveiled a new postage stamp devoted to that most French of foods, the baguette. And this particular stamp has a special talent. Thanks to scratch-and-sniff technology, it will also transport “bakery fragrances” to those lucky eno … | Continue reading


@onefoottsunami.com | 1 hour ago

Authenticity questioned in Caitlyn Jenner’s memecoin promotion

Olympian and media personality Caitlyn Jenner’s X account has been promoting a self-named memecoin launched through token launchpad Pump.fun, sparking… Continue reading Authenticity questioned in Caitlyn Jenner’s memecoin promotion The post Authenticity questioned in Caitlyn Jenn … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 1 hour ago

First Monday After Trinity

Ran two miles (as one does), fruit breakfast, Morning Prayer, went to R&R where I dug into productivity and coffee, and finished two tasks hanging over me. Picked up groceries on the way home, and the ladies greeted me effusively. I’ll devote my afternoon to an odd but satisfying … | Continue reading


@akma.disseminary.org | 1 hour ago

Andy Wingo: cps in hoot

Good morning good morning! Today I have another article on the Hoot Scheme-to-Wasm compiler, this time on Hoot’s use of the continuation-passing-style (CPS) transformation. calls calls calls So, just a bit of context to start out: Hoot is a Guile, Guile is a Scheme, Scheme is a L … | Continue reading


@wingolog.org | 1 hour ago

iPhone tipped to get AI-generated emojis and more with iOS 18

With tech rivals like Google and Microsoft making bold strides into the world of consumer-focused artificial intelligence (AI), Apple has… Continue reading iPhone tipped to get AI-generated emojis and more with iOS 18 The post iPhone tipped to get AI-generated emojis and more wit … | Continue reading


@readwrite.com | 1 hour ago

Memorial Day here in Jupiter, Florida

Our town’s Memorial Day ceremony is about to begin (live stream): The speaker is Brian Mast, a veteran who represents us in Congress and who has been at odds with the Biden administration regarding U.S. support for continued Hamas rule in Gaza. I arranged a brick for my father, w … | Continue reading


@philip.greenspun.com | 1 hour ago

The $10 million artwork that might win Le Mans

Ethiopian-born American artist Julie Mehretu is on a roll. In October 2023, one of her paintings sold for $9.3 million with another fetching $10.7 million in November 2023. Though she had been "the most likely to succeed" for three decades, her work has now moved her name into th … | Continue reading


@newatlas.com | 1 hour ago

Drop #474 (2024-05-23): Holiday D20 Edition

A extra random Drop is out today featuring edge functions for AI bot blocking, "abort bars", NextDNS in context, and updates to Zed & llamafile. | Continue reading


@dailydrop.hrbrmstr.dev | 1 hour ago

The Book of Hope: A Vision Statement

I have to say . . .I agree with something that I just read. And I have read things like this in different forms or formats, but ah, the truth is the truth, regardless of whether we like it, or agree;either way, life is life, truth is truth, the sky is always going to be […] | Continue reading


@thewrittenaddiction.com | 1 hour ago

YouTube transcripts, Notion integration, AI-enabled daily digests, and an API client

Save YouTube videos, sync with Notion, and work with our API. | Continue reading


@blog.omnivore.app | 1 hour ago

The $5 Aldi Find That Will Completely Change the Way You Cook (It's So Smart!)

Where has this been my whole life? READ MORE... | Continue reading


@thekitchn.com | 1 hour ago

Monday Poem

—“For all practical purposes a lie is as true as the bias of its believer.” —Roshi Bob Plum of a Lie If I told you a lie would you believe it? ….. Will it be a true lie? Will it ….. pierce my bias to the bone? Will it ….. meet my need? Does that matter? ….. As sure as… | Continue reading


@3quarksdaily.com | 1 hour ago

Hermaphrodite vs. intersex in Mandarin

[This is a guest post by Charles Belov. To show what a dedicated, eclectic listener of Asian popular media Charles is, I've left his signature block intact.] As a frequent, essentially monolingual consumer of Asian popular media, one of the issues for me has always been how trans … | Continue reading


@languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu | 1 hour ago

EV battery maker announces its latest cell technology is world's first to achieve 2,000 consecutive extreme fast charging cycles: 'Milestone achievement'

"StoreDot continues to set the pace, consistently meeting our milestones." EV battery maker announces its latest cell technology is world's first to achieve 2,000 consecutive extreme fast charging cycles: 'Milestone achievement' first appeared on The Cool Down. | Continue reading


@thecooldown.com | 1 hour ago

AI Agents Promise to Connect the Dots Between Reality and Sci-Fi

If you tuned in for Google I/O, OpenAI’s Spring Update, or Microsoft Build this month, you probably heard the term AI agents come up quite a lot in the last month. They’re quickly becoming the next big thing in tech, but what exactly are they? And why is everyone talking about th … | Continue reading


@gizmodo.com | 1 hour ago

The Atlas Obscura Crossword: A Summer Place

Atlas Obscura's weekly crossword comes to us from creator Stella Zawistowski, a puzzlemaker who is also one of the fastest crossword solvers in America, with multiple top-10 finishes at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and a personal record for solving the New York Times … | Continue reading


@atlasobscura.com | 1 hour ago

Is it rude to make a profit from your friends?

You're in a restaurant with a group of friends. The waiter won't let you split the bill, so you offer to pay for it on your card and have your friends send you their share. How much would you charge them for that service? That sounds absurd, right? OK, you might agree to split th … | Continue reading


@shkspr.mobi | 2 hours ago

FIT File: Zwift Price Hike, New Strava Features, and Des Goes to Band Camp

 For those not subscribed to the FIT File (it’s free!) via your regular podcast app or on YouTube, here’s a quick post with the highlights from the most recent episode. In this episode, we talk about the Zwift price … Read More Here → | Continue reading


@dcrainmaker.com | 2 hours ago

Kindle Oasis Latest Model Now Selling for Half the Price

The Kindle Oasis happens to be one of the most loved Kindle models though unfortunately, Amazon chose to discontinue the same for reasons best known to them. That said, there is still a chance to snag up the Oasis, and that too for half the price. Thanks to Amazon’s Memorial Day … | Continue reading


@goodereader.com | 2 hours ago

Bigme HiBreak Starts at $219 for B/W Model

The Bigme HiBreak E Ink smartphone is all set to go on sale starting May 31. As is already known, there is going to be a black and white and color version of the phone, with each version again coming in two memory and storage size configurations. Prices, as ITHome reported, start … | Continue reading


@goodereader.com | 2 hours ago

Gizmodo Monday Puzzle: The Amazon Interview Question Bezos Doesn’t Want You to See

Tech companies try to keep their interview questions secret, so that prospective employees can’t prepare answers in advance. Applicants reclaim the power by sharing their interview experiences publicly on websites like Glassdoor and CareerCup. As a result, what were intended as f … | Continue reading


@gizmodo.com | 2 hours ago

Changing Paintings: 21 The fate of Phineus, and the Muses on Helicon

The wedding of Perseus to Andromeda turns into a pitched battle, with many turned to stone by Medusa's face. Then 9 daughters challenge the Muses to a contest. | Continue reading


@eclecticlight.co | 2 hours ago

Three Reasons Why I Subscribe to My Own RSS Feeds

Here is why I'm following my own RSS feeds. | Continue reading


@numericcitizen.me | 2 hours ago

Living Your Best Life?

by Martin Butler The expression ‘Live your best life’ is very much in vogue. It appears more than 3 million times in Instagram posts, which are no doubt full of pictures of smiling attractive 20-somethings completing amazing sporting feats, strolling along glorious beaches or doi … | Continue reading


@3quarksdaily.com | 2 hours ago

Small, cheap, and weird: A history of the microcar

Tiny EVs come of age again in the third microcar renaissance. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 2 hours ago

Reaching absolute zero for quantum computing now much quicker thanks to breakthrough refrigerator design

Using a more efficient method than current approaches, researchers promise the coldest temperatures in the world at just a fraction of the cost and time. | Continue reading


@livescience.com | 2 hours ago

#055 - Talking Go with the Go God ft. AnthonyGG

In today’s episode, we bring AnthonyGG, a highly requested guest, a Go developer with over a decade of experience with Golang and a fellow content creator. This episode will be all around Web Development with Go - from how Anthony started writing code with Go and why he chose thi … | Continue reading


@podcasters.spotify.com | 2 hours ago

The Most Disturbing Places We've Found Microplastics So Far

Scientists first found microplastics, those tiny pieces of plastic smaller than 5 millimeters, on British beaches in 2004. In the 20 years since, the world has watched on in horror as microplastics began turning up in virtually every nook and cranny on the planet. Today, we’ve go … | Continue reading


@gizmodo.com | 2 hours ago

New report reveals surprising power sources making up almost one-third of Minnesota's energy supply: 'The rest of the country is taking notice'

"Minnesota continues to lead on clean energy and energy efficiency deployment." New report reveals surprising power sources making up almost one-third of Minnesota's energy supply: 'The rest of the country is taking notice' first appeared on The Cool Down. | Continue reading


@thecooldown.com | 2 hours ago

Struggling to Afford Cybersecurity Insurance? Here’s Why. [Sponsor]

When MGM Resorts suffered a $100 million hack in September, CEO Bill Hornbuckle wasn’t too worried about the lost revenue, because cyber insurance would cover the tab. “I can only imagine what next year’s bill will be,” he joked. Weeks later, on a call with analysts, Hornbuckle c … | Continue reading


@macstories.net | 2 hours ago

Dutch anti-poverty experiment: How will an extra 150 euros impact families?

A project called “Just give money” started by the Kansfonds, a philanthropic foundation in the Netherlands, has commenced in Zaanstad to determine how 150 euros extra per month... | Continue reading


@iamexpat.nl | 3 hours ago