Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.
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Tech level is a nebulous, reductive, and ill defined concept. There are currently subsistence hunters like the San in southern Africa who still practice a traditional hunter gatherer lifestyle. They h …
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Don't live directly next to the water. You can still be close enough to the water to easily hop in your boat and go fishing. Just build your house a couple hundred meters inland from the high water …
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No, an artificial intelligence could not turn the target of a skee ball machine into a cannon. Since the target of a skee ball machine has no motors in it. There is no way for anything to modify the …
answered Apr 29 '17 by sphennings
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There isn't a better remote control system than radio. Unfortunately this leaves any such system vulnerable to all the gremlins in any wireless signal. Long ping times, encryption, and loss of signal …
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Fabric was extremely time intensive to manufacture. Pure white was almost impossible to get in fabric. You can get six pairs of white athletic socks for $9.99 from Costco. Everybody needs clothes an …
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If we're not adhering to the laws of physics, any perturbation in the handwavium field will suffice. What you are talking about is physically impossible. Any answer that "sounds plausible" will work …
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Not in any way that at all resembles "surfing", definitely not in the near-future. The big challenge of doing anything near the Sun is thermal management. Right now it's a major achievement to just t …
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The issues facing autonomous beasts would not be prevented by sticking a pack animal in an exoskeleton. The reason Boston Dynamics LS3 was not accepted by the US Marines was for reasons of noise (It …
answered May 23 '17 by sphennings
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technology. Most of the work being done now involves a soft latex form with multiple voids inside of it. Changing the pressure differential between voids will inflate some and contract others leading to a bending motion. …
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Assuming by "lossless transmutation" all we care about is mass. Dry air has a density of 1.2 kg/m$^3$ at stp. If your armor weighs 20kg it will consume 16m$^3$ of air in it's transmutation. This w …
answered Mar 23 '17 by sphennings
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Steel has been the go to metal for guns since their invention. Copper alloys like brass and bronze have also been used for larger guns and cannons. All these metals can also produce an effective swo …
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Dye acetone green. Heat it up until it's boiling. Pour it over expanded polystyrene. Be very careful about the puddle of flammable vapors you are standing in. The acid blood special effect in …
answered May 30 '17 by sphennings
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We don't know how to digitize, copy, delete, edit, or record memories. The technology to do so is so far advanced from what we currently understand as to be indistinguishable from magic. Any attempt …
answered Jun 28 '17 by sphennings