Twitter Algorithms

This week’s tempest in a tweetpot is bubbling over because Twitter has announced they’re going to replace the current chronological stream we all know and love with a Facebook-like “algorithm-based timeline”. Naturally, people being people, the standard reaction is “OMG NO! CHANGE WE FEAR IT WTF!!!” followed by a stream of eggplant and hotdog emojis hitting a monkey… Read More »

Editing from the Surface of Titan

Yesterday, NASA released the most complete view of the largest moon in our solar system. A false-color composite taken on November 13th at high altitude. Cassini used its infrared, moderate resolution camera system. allowing it to see through the thick hydrocarbon atmosphere. The 1KM/px resolution image shows landmasses, dunes and liquid lakes of methane. Hard water ice covers… Read More »

Dakota, 2002-2015

We lost our beloved greyhound Dakota last week. Born Farshur from a long line of pedigreed racers dating back to the early 1800s, she came to us via the good people at MGAP in Moncton in 2009. After suffering problems with her teeth and a long struggle with arthritis, she finally succumbed to chronic kidney failure. She was… Read More »