Category Archives: Technology

What Gets Lost During .MP3 And .MP4 Compression

One of the original control songs for testing the .mp3 codec’s accuracy was “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega. Ryan Maguire subtracted the .mp3 from an uncompressed version (and performed a similar process on the music video), leaving only these ghostly artifacts.

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Gordy Sabine on Technology

I thought an Arduino was something you southerners drank while you sat around on the porch eating raspberry pie.

–Gordy Sabine

TIL: These engraving machines still run on MS-DOS

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I thought that screen looked familiar from a distance!

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“Higgs Boson” on Wikipedia

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Then, not two minutes later….

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Afterburn 1×01: The Pilot Episode

Here is the (not so) long-lost pilot episode of Afterburn, uploaded with pictures for your enjoyment!  As always, do us a solid and comment, rate, like, follow and/or subscribe!  Much appreciated!

In this episode of Afterburn, Drake imbibes alcohol, Hammy’s dad flies a B-1, and Atari still doesn’t have a job.

Steven Johnson on Fortune

Chance favours the connected mind.

Steven Johnson