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SmartChecking Matt Might's Red-Black Trees

Matt Might gave a nice intro to QuickCheck via testing red-black trees recently. Of course, QuickCheck has been around for over a decade now, but it’s still useful (if underused–why aren’t… 552 more words

Software

Finally there is "proof" that we have alien ancestors!

You only need to say this sentence: “You earthlings are sooo sweet”, and see what this makes in you. Please be aware that a theorem always waits to be disproved.

Thought

Days of Future Past

Russia proposed to return to negotiations on a legally binding protocol to strengthen treaty implementation at the Meeting of Experts of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC), which was held in Geneva from 4–8 August. 3,254 more words

Biological

Two Cognitive Twins: How Two Hemispheres 'Create' Together?

Needless to say, researchers find it more difficult to investigate artistic creativity in painting, music, and dance than examining single elements like insight or divergent thinking skills. 470 more words

Psychology

Fake Passengers - The Battle Between Uber and Lyft and Our Solution


So, have you seen the news about the thousands of fake bookings on Uber and Lyft – approximately 18,000 it seems?  It’s crazy.  And while it may be a bit overblown, with several people responsible for the majority of these canceled rides, it got our wheels (pun intended) turning about how an Uber and/or Lyft driver could confirm who they’re picking up with REPP. 101 more words

Verifying video and other information - crowdsourcing site Bellingcat now open

The crowdsourcing site Bellingcat – whose posts were previously only visible to donors – is now completely open. 112 more words

Online Journalism