Lynx Roundup, March 30th 2020

Lynx Roundup, March 30th 2020

Native support for Jupyter notebooks in VS Code! Nuclear-powered hot-air balloons! Category theory for programmers!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible ‘Genetic Molecules,’ Scientists Find
Scientists used a computer program to uncover more than 1 million molecules that could potentially store genetic information, just like DNA.
Announcing Support for Native Editing of Jupyter Notebooks in VS Code
Is it technically possible to have nuclear-powered hot-air balloons?
Could a balloon use non-fissile isotope, like Pu-238, to heat air in the envelope to stay afloat for years? let’s put political and health related problems aside, and consider if it’s technically
The Open World video game has not lived up to its potential. To remedy this, I try to establish a new design philosophy founded in radical social theory.
hmemcpy/milewski-ctfp-pdf
Bartosz Milewski’s ‘Category Theory for Programmers’ unofficial PDF and LaTeX source - hmemcpy/milewski-ctfp-pdf
GM Strikers Say ‘No More Tiers!’
Forty-nine thousand auto workers are on strike at General Motors in the largest private sector strike since the last time union and company clashed, in 2007. (Ready to lend a hand? Click here for a list of picket line locations.) Production has stopped at 55 factories and parts centers. According to…
The Open World video game has not lived up to its potential. To remedy this, I try to establish a new design philosophy founded in radical social theory.

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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.