When Will Voyager Stop Calling Home? | The Atlantic
35,000 Miles an hour. The only thing scientists got wrong was the sell-by date. Voyager 1 left our solar system in 2012. Currently in deep space and a long way from Alpha Centaury, the nearest star system: about 75.000 years at current speed.
(September 5, 2017)
If You Build It, the Dutch Will Pedal | The New York Times
In the Netherlands, more than a quarter of all trips are made by bicycle. Even if your country is as flat as a pancake, bike infrastructure matters. The city of Utrecht understands: “If you build it, people will use it,”
(September 6, 2017)
Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes | The New York Times
Traditional critics tend to be white men. Rotten Tomatoes includes female and minority voices. Are movies damaged because RT reduces nuanced reviews to blunt scores? Or is it the partnerships with companies like Apple, listing scores on Itunes?
(September 7, 2017)
The Coming Software Apocalypse | The Atlantic
Programmers are abstracted from whatever they are trying to make. Code has become to complex for humans to understand. The solution is software watching over software and coding looking more like writing a document in Microsoft Word.
(September 30, 2017)