For eight years, the journalist Roberto Saviano has faced constant threat of death for exposing the secrets of the Naples mafia in his book Gomorrah. Is the price of life under armed guard too much for a writer to pay?
Heads Up Limit Hold ‘Em has been solved by an adaptive algorithm.
An “essentially unbeatable” algorithm for Texas hold ’em points to strategies for solving real-life problems without having complete information
“You frickin’ kidding me? He’s a Commie. Is that even legal, a Communist president?”
More than anything, if you’re the National Surveillance State right now, you crave a bloody shirt you might wave to try to blow back the tide of thoughtfulness and rationality precipitated by Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing, and by the extremely careful reporting accompanying it thus far.via The Heart of the Matter: David Miranda and the Preclusion of Privacy, Part 2.
Very cool visualization of the relation between TED talks. Good fun.
Ichigo: Then, where are sweatshirts of LOOPWHEELER being made?
Satoshi: They are being made here in Japan. Fabric in knitted in Wakayama prefecture.
Ichigo: I see. I wonder if I could see the whole process.
Satoshi: OK, let’s go. I will guide you through the production. (via LW ORIGIN)
“When “There She Goes” is over, I guarantee absolutely no one in the room goes: “Jesus, finally.””