There's a group of fossil bivalve mollusk with genus name Megalodon.
There isn't much online about them, but ask GPT-3 to write a press release about them and it will generate lots of "details" about how it's a giant terrifying predator.
Kia ora #nztwits
I'm the same username here as on the bird site. I've been an intermittent mastodont for about four years.
Scented candles from a neural net trained on 1000 existing candles
The neural net is based on math, so it is infallible. This is the future.
Dogflowers and geyserdogs: exploring the latent space of #BigGAN using ganbreeder.app
Got me a fancy new e-bike. The 3-year-old one will go to a loving new home.
First thoughts: torque sensing is nice, but acceleration from stationary isn't as good as with a throttle. I like the motor in with the pedals. Having lights powered from the battery is a no-brainer. The higher top gear is a big improvement.
E-bikes: cheaper and healthier than steroids.
New blog post: When Visual Chatbot is wrong, it just keeps digging itself a hole.
Visual Chatbot is so much fun.
this was a huge digression from what I was supposed to be doing today, but I think these plates of waveforms from recorded speech made by Théodore Rosset in 1911 (using a weird photographic method?) are gorgeous (source: https://archive.org/details/recherchesexpr00ross)
You will not go to space today -- but maybe tomorrow.
statistics. computing. genetics. choral music.
plants. birds. pastiche.
product of more than one country.
may contain nuts.
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