WT: One Weird Trick That Solves Climate Change (Russia HATES It!)

Posted by on August 16th, 2022
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Concrete: what do you know about it! A new material that could be an AI tech breakthrough. Starlink modems “hacked.” Space bubbles!!! What if Google or Amazon went down? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

After Things is taking the week off! We’ll be After next time!

Picks:

Andrew: Westworld

Brian: Westworld

Bryce: Better Call Saul

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AT: Marbin’ Time

Posted by on August 10th, 2022
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Bryce reports in on how his marbles project is doing after having launched a Patreon. What levels is it setup in and how could he expand what he offers to supporters without compromising the show? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Brian, Shut Up!

Posted by on August 9th, 2022
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Confusion in print: can an artificial intelligence hold a patent? Stories from using the DALL-E system and prompts that create interesting images. Some of the precarious parts of AI media generation. One man responsible for two VERY weird things. Shut up! A lovefest for Jeff McBride. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Aliens vs Predators – Ultimate Prey

Justin: The Wedding Singer

Brian: Prey

Bryce: The Rehearsal

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AT: Label Goes Right There

Posted by on August 3rd, 2022
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Andrew shares the story of Simon Coronel, who took won the FISM Grand Prix Close-up, the top-level international competition for magic. How does your journey affect your goal and how can you keep your eyes on that goal? What is your label and does your label meet your goal? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Quinn’s Ideas

Justin: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Brian: Great Night on TikTok and Modern Rogue on TikTok

Bryce: StreamKit

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WT: Snakes on a Chip

Posted by on August 2nd, 2022
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Justin’s back from the European Weird League. Let’s have a movie night–what snacks do we need? How big of a snake would you live next to? Birds! Where are they and how do we protect crops from them? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: ADVChina on YouTube and Westworld

Justin: Harley Quinn

Brian: Lamb from Christopher Moore

Bryce: Better Call Saul

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AT: Yes to You!

Posted by on July 27th, 2022
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How do you get an opportunity in a time of high convenience and tech? To get started, who has to tell you yes? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Bryce: Real Sports, July 2022 – Sumo and Habits on iOS

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WT: C’mon Man!

Posted by on July 26th, 2022
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Stone-cold philosophy is blowing up! We have new information on “Bionic speed reading.” Conflicts online and having empathy. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Hexaflexagons video from Vihart and Vihart on YouTube

Brian: Lamb from Christopher Moore

Bryce: Resident Evil

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WT: The Weird Wars

Posted by on July 19th, 2022
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We talk about the first images released from the James Webb Space Telescope and some of the oddities you might have missed. Researchers think they’ve found a new mammal that farms, but the jury’s still out. 20 questions: why is a man suing Bass Pro Shops? Rounded out with some interesting DALL-E ideas: what does DALL-E think a Tesla vacuum or fridge would look like? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

LINK: Mike Hassaballa “DALLĀ·E 2 Imagines Tesla Household Products” https://medium.datadriveninvestor.com/dall-e-2-imagines-tesla-household-products-df2fae7254df

No After Things this week!

Picks:

Brian: The Bob’s Burgers Movie and The Old Man

Bryce: Bad Sport – “Need for Weed”

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AT: Circle Rabbit on the Story Table!

Posted by on June 29th, 2022
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Brian held his first class on being a creative and story-telling. How did it go? How much confidence does he have for it? What goals did he hit and what’s next? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: 4D? I Hardly Know Thee!

Posted by on June 28th, 2022
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Videogames in 1D and 4D: they’re here! The fourth-dimension doesn’t have to be time, it can be an intersection of 3D and 2D spaces. What about simple 3D image generation? Cool DALL-E conversations from people who have the future of wish-granting powers. How can artificial intelligence like DALL-E 2 go from a superb toy to a revolutionary part of our lives? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Mashpoe on YouTube

Justin: Brian’s class

Brian: The Boys: Deeper and Deeper

Bryce: Westworld

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AT: Algae and Plowshares

Posted by on June 22nd, 2022
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How do you keep track of reminders? Email, notes, whiteboards, what works for us? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: TracGalaxy

Posted by on June 21st, 2022
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We need to think big. Starship will be big and they’ve got a big build bill. Hotels in space: good idea or bad? Where does space tourism sit in the economic model of space? Can we see more from space by looking directly into our sun? Probably! Artificial intelligence and fusion and automation could open up a door to new human lifestyle breakthroughs in this decade. Voyager I and II will power down as soon as 2025. What are we most looking forward to in space-exploration? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Cool Worlds’ “The Wow! Signal After 45 Years”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6rPNPVQp0Y
SEA’s “A Tour of the Triangulum Galaxy”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nCsGkbT8Es

Picks:

Andrew: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Ms. Marvel

Justin: Stranger Things

Brian: How Minds Change from David McRaney

Bryce: Mini Motorways

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AT: Table as a Service

Posted by on June 15th, 2022
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We’re back and we are imagining training artificial intelligence to create dynamic media that can be rewritten, recut, and A/B tested in realtime. What would a post-scarcity world look like post-tech-singularity? A future where real-time media modification could be automatic–that’s coming from a world where animatronics can do human-sized stunts on a theme park schedule. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Coffeezilla on YouTube

Justin: Dennis Miller Live

Brian: Harvard’s Python courses

Bryce: Airtable

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WT: Pie for a Pie Leaves the World Satisfied

Posted by on June 14th, 2022
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We go up and up in SpaceX’s Starbase rocket facility, which the FAA has approved for rocket launches (given a few dozen changes). A bet is made! Will a fully-reusable rocket launch twice within this calendar year? Would you take $2,000 to leave your house for about 30 days (some details apply)? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Justin: Stranger Things season 4

Brian: Brian will be on Penn’s Sunday School podcast

Bryce: The Boys

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AT: Double-Tapped Out

Posted by on June 8th, 2022
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What’s the difference between 5 million views on 1 video and 50,000 views on 100 videos? BeReal, a new social network around once-a-day posting, brings a conversation about being authentic online and how limits differentiate BeReal from Instagram and TikTok. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Blue Apron

Justin: The Off-White Album from Dennis Miller

Brian: Hacks

Bryce: Airtable

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WT: Fluoride in the Air

Posted by on June 7th, 2022
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Rogue planets: loose masses or alien buses? Avatar normalized tentacle videos and Papyrus. Megalodons may have been made extinct by another species. If we could control our atmosphere mix, would more oxygen be better or worse? We could be coming up to some big questions. Brian really wants to laser-etch the moon. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: No show in particular, I don’t even know and 1883 and Stranger Things

Justin: Top Gun: Maverick

Brian: Coherence

Bryce: Things app

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