Birthday problem @claudiom
So. We share a birthday :-) What are the odds of that? Very good, as you'll see.
"By the pigeonhole principle, the probability reaches 100% when the number of people reaches 367 (since there are only 366 possible birthdays, including February 29). However, 99.9% probability is reached with just 70 people, and 50% probability with 23 people"
And 36 of us were in irc chatting...
🌄 Birds of the Pacific coast
New York, G. P. Putnam's sons, 1923.
Interesting initiative. By working with and providing healthcare to the local community, they help to reduce logging activity, which was being used to pay for healthcare.
The curl web infrastructure https://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2020/11/24/the-curl-web-infrastructure/ - this is how we maintain and run the curl web site. Now at 11 TB per month.
A CPU-Less Computer with a Single NOR-Gate ALU
We see a lot of discrete-logic computer builds these days, and we love them all. But after a while, they kind of all blend in with each other. So what’s the discrete logic aficionado to do if they want to s… https://hackaday.com/2020/11/23/a-cpu-less-computer-with-a-single-nor-gate-alu/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1331121954032594948
Full 8-Bit Computer on Breadboards
Getting into a big electronics project often involves the use of specialized tools, namely the use of some sort of soldering iron or other way to apply solder to often intricate, tiny, and heat-sensitive parts. While i… https://hackaday.com/2020/11/23/full-8-bit-computer-on-breadboards/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1330850139389521924
"The definitive guide to the Doctor Who theme music" - including reconstruction of bassline, melody, and incidental noises.
"Note that there is no dum-dum-diddy at the end of the bridge bassline. This is a common misunderstanding"
So I managed to get GPT-3 to generate new Victorian handkerchief flirting codes.
I hope you find them useful for adding subtext to your next zoom call
"A Chinese spacecraft is on its way to the Moon after launching off the coast of Hainan Island, in southern China, this morning at 4:30 AM local time.
Chang’e-5’s mission is to retrieve rocks from the Moon and return them to Earth. If successful, the craft will be the first to collect lunar material in 44 years"
Singapore may not have many real fossils, but it has an active group of fossil collectors. I've been to his house and his collection is amazing.
A mammal where, "Is it poisonous?" is the correct question. 🙂
"The African crested rat (Lophiomys imhausi) slathers its fur in a deadly toxin. This poison is no joke, as just a few milligrams can bring an elephant to its knees and even kill a human, according to an article from the University of Utah."
Oh, wow. Fascinating interview. Hard to believe Michael J. Fox has being living with Parkinson's for 30 years!
"After living with Parkinson’s for 30 years, the actor still counts himself a lucky man. He reflects on what his diagnosis has taught him about hope, acting, family and medical breakthroughs"
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