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Ghana’s Handmade Movie Poster Boom
Nybooks.com

When you walk into “Baptized by Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana,” an exhibition now at New York City’s Poster House, you are confronted by the stares of film heroes of the late Eighties and early Nineties—each with a distinct… more…

3D Printing and the murky ethics of replicating bones
Salon.com

Bone scan databases offer scientists new ways to study human remains. But some worry they could be misused. more…

Atlanta's 500 Most Powerful Leaders in 2020: Business - Atlanta Magazine
Atlantamagazine.com

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this sectio… more…

Increased expression of schizophrenia-associated gene C4 leads to hypoconnectivity of prefrontal cortex and reduced social interaction
Plos.org

Elevated expression of the gene encoding complement C4 is associated with an enhanced risk of schizophrenia, but the mechanism underlying this link is unclear. This study shows that overexpression of the C4 gene in mice leads to mis-wiring of the prefrontal c… more…

Working around Leviathan
Mises.org

Here is what strikes me as a profound political paradox. The US government is larger, more consolidated, more powerful, and more intrusive than it has ever been in its history —indeed our sweet land of liberty is now host to the most powerful leviathan state … more…

3D Printing and the Murky Ethics of Replicating Human Bones
Undark.org

Bone scan databases offer scientists new ways to study human remains. But some worry they could be misused. more…

Working Around Leviathan
Lewrockwell.com

Here is what strikes me as a profound political paradox. The US government is larger, more consolidated, more powerful, and more intrusive than it has ever been in its history —indeed our sweet land of liberty is now host to the most powerful leviathan state … more…

Four-dimensional micro-building blocks
Sciencemag.org

Four-dimensional (4D) printing relies on multimaterial printing, reinforcement patterns, or micro/nanofibrous additives as programmable tools to achieve desired shape reconfigurations. However, existing programming approaches still follow the so-called origam… more…

ptoaster 1.0.0
Pypi.org

Display a toaster-style message with an icon, title and message at any location on your screen. Option to fade in / fade out more…

The Internet at 50
Acm.org

This post was originally two separate posts on the blog Distant Whispers from an Academic Engineer’s World. more…