Strike the Earth!, Fusion, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#50)

Just. Keep. Going. One. Week. Until. Holidays... It's over The day has finally arrived. I have been quietly watching how the platform was degrading for a few weeks, and last night we reached a climax. First, the Devil banned the account covering his private jet flights. Then he started banning journalists reporting his misdeeds. Last, …

Sigue leyendo Strike the Earth!, Fusion, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#50)

Qatar World Cup, quettabytes, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#47)

Packed week: recorded an episode for the podcast (Alien rules!), and managed to play a little bit of Pokémon (shame on you, GameFreak). Also had a bit of time to read a few interesting stories. Let's start: Qatar: the World Cup Amazing documentary on the procedure that lead to the FIFA World Cub being hosted …

Sigue leyendo Qatar World Cup, quettabytes, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#47)

Twitter trembles, lab coats, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#45)

Quick update this week, as I am on my way back to Spain for a short visit where I plan to eat as many of the dishes I miss as possible. Let's start! Extreme close-ups and the depths of the Indian Ocean Those are just a couple of the incredible stories behind Nature's best science …

Sigue leyendo Twitter trembles, lab coats, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#45)

Selling fear, garbage islands, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#36)

This week we had some Apple announcements, more pieces on text-2-image models (Stable Diffusion), and a worrying piece on the contamination of seas. Let's start: Selling the Apocalypse for profit Nice piece that talks about a recent trend on consumer electronics. A few years ago, Apple used to make adds with people dancing in funny …

Sigue leyendo Selling fear, garbage islands, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#36)

The world is on fire, Tolkien drawings, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#12)

This week we had the best weather so far this year in Paris, and my allergies are still over the roof. On the conflict, Ukraine is still resisting the invasion. I've found a bunch of cool articles about the climate, a bit of super cool science, and some art from an old acquaintance. Let's start: …

Sigue leyendo The world is on fire, Tolkien drawings, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#12)

Maus, the Pixel experience, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#04)

I. Need. To. Sleep. Week. Has. Been. Ex. Haus. Ting. Fox only, no items, final destination A couple cool pieces on how mainstream video games have become. The one on FT goes along the huge amounts of money the industry has been generating during the last decades, overcoming other forms of cultural content such as …

Sigue leyendo Maus, the Pixel experience, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#04)