July 3rd, 2020

Well happy Friday everybody!

And where I live… it’s HOT!

Happy North American Holiday weekend.

Links time let’s gooooooo…

World’s largest wet collodion plate created in abandoned house converted into a camera

World’s largest wet collodion plate created in abandoned house converted into a camera

“Wet colldion” is basically the old school, 1800s-era method of photography.

A house…. That’s actually a camera. Insane.

There is a full 30+ minute documentary in this article. Worth a look. Just beautiful.

All The Minutes

All The Minutes

“a Twitter clock by @studiomoniker”

This site will show tweets that state the current time based on your local computer’s clock.

A weird choice but okay!

BirdNet

BirdNet

Created by the an Ornithology team and a Machine Learning team at Cornell University.

“Our research is mainly focused on the detection and classification of avian sounds using machine learning – we want to assist experts and citizen scientist in their work of monitoring and protecting our birds.”

I used this to identify a red-tailed hawk that is nesting in my neighborhood. Pretty amazing technology here.

Mining Around Zenox

Mining Around Zenox

Sort of a “Lunar Lander” style game but without the concern of running out of fuel.

Challenging!

I hope you’re all still hanging in there wherever you are. It’s July! It felt like that would never get here.

Stay safe. Happy July. See you next week.

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