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Virtual Assistant

ד', 12/20/2017 - 07:00
If you ask it to please turn off that feature, it apologizes a whole bunch and promises to try to be quieter, then switches to a slightly lower-volume version of the clip with "sorry!" after the louder sounds.

Calendar Facts

ב', 12/18/2017 - 07:00
While it may seem like trivia, it (causes huge headaches for software developers / is taken advantage of by high-speed traders / triggered the 2003 Northeast Blackout / has to be corrected for by GPS satellites / is now recognized as a major cause of World War I).

Argument Timing

ו', 12/15/2017 - 07:00
Of course, everyone has their own profile. There are morning arguers, hangry arguers, meal-time arguers, late-night arguers, and people who get in a meta-argument over what their argument timing is, dredge up examples of past arguments, and end up fighting over THOSE again as well.

Seven Years

ד', 12/13/2017 - 07:00


ב', 12/11/2017 - 07:00
People keep telling me to use the radio but I really hate making voice calls.

Bad Code

ו', 12/08/2017 - 07:00
"Oh my God, why did you scotch-tape a bunch of hammers together?" "It's ok! Nothing depends on this wall being destroyed efficiently."

Self-Driving Car Milestones

ד', 12/06/2017 - 07:00
I'm working on a car capable of evaluating arbitrarily complex boolean expressions on "honk if [...]" bumper stickers and responding accordingly.

Solar Panels

ב', 12/04/2017 - 07:00
This works for a surprising range of sunlit things, including rooftops (sure), highway surfaces (probably not), sailboats (maybe), and jets, cars, and wild deer (haha good luck).