I recently appeared on the podcast The First Run, co-hosted by my friend Chris Scalzo, to discuss Avengers: Endgame. Check it out here!
Lindsay Ellis’s The Hobbit “duology” documentary — funny, frustrating, melancholic, nostalgic, overall a great watch — is a finalist for Hugo Award for Best Related Work. I’ve been a big fan of her work since she began a decade ago.
The rest of the nominees look strong, but I’ve been out of sync with SF this year. Hoping to remedy that soon.
ETA – watch the first part here.
A new study suggests that sea otters create a distinct archaeological record, and it might eventually have a lot to tell us about their evolutionary history.
“The Right Way to Find a File.” Don’t use toddler logic in your code, people. You can read it here.
“Internet.toLowerCase.” A developer learns the hard way that parsing HTML is no walk in the park. You can read it here.
A computer catches a human virus. You can read it here.