An interview with Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, a legend in VFX and CGI, who has worked closely with Ed Catmull, George Lucas, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates.
2019-05-11 Matt Levine
[A] Reddit user called MoonYachts who claims to have gotten 250x leverage, putting in $4,000 and turning it into a $1,000,000 stock position. You are not supposed to be able to do this; normal stock market games do not allow you to bet a million dollars by putting up only $4,000 of your own. (“We’re aware of the isolated situations and communicating directly with customers,” said a Robinhood spokesperson.)
2019-10-31 All Things Considered, Jon Hamilton
The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.