While looking at this preview of Far Sector, an upcoming Green Lantern comic by N.K. Jemisin & Jamal Campbell, I had an odd realization.
For years, the DC Universe was a draw for me. By comparison, Marvel felt unfamiliar. And I would read DC comics across the line, and Marvel comics that were off in some corner like Alias (now Jessica Jones).
Since the New 52, I've felt less & less connected to the DCU...and now I'm reading DC the way I used to read Marvel.
[Ben Krasnow] Looks Inside Film Camera Date Stamping
Honestly, we never wondered how those old film cameras used to put the date stamp in the lower right-hand corner of the frame. Luckily, [Ben Krasnow] does not suffer from this deplorable lack of curio… https://hackaday.com/2019/10/15/ben-krasnow-looks-inside-film-camera-date-stamping/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1184019151511314433
Link: UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control
You know, as we worry about the future of international travel, I'll just put this out there- give me a solid wifi connection and some actual elbow room, and I'd happily spend a couple of days flying home on a solar powered zeppelin instead of taking a jet.
Can you imagine how quiet it would be too?
Like taking a sleeper train through the sky. I'm really about this idea.
I mean, I really don't get this. If someone violated the terms of the CC license you picked, then yeah, that's a problem. If you didn't license it at all, then again, yeah, that's misappropriation of your work, because you haven't given permission.
But if you make the effort to choose a license that preemptively gives people permission?
RIP, Alexei Leonov.
"Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first human to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died Friday in Moscow aged 85, his assistant said. "He died today in Moscow at the Burdenko hospital after a long illness," Natalia Filimonova told AFP."
Article about how the power grid we have now is built on old assumptions and old priorities, and how it has changed in some places (notably, the areas served by San Diego's grid since the devastating Witch Fire a decade ago)...but not enough in the areas facing high winds and dry conditions this week.
California’s huge, humiliating power outages expose the vulnerabilities of PG&E’s power grid
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