Onion News on Google Finance!

Wow. That’s how prevalent unchecked news collected by machine learning are. Now the news in Google Finance even feature articles from the Onion (my favorite, product originated from my alma mater):

Here’s the onion news:

https://www.theonion.com/jesus-announces-plans-to-return-once-the-dow-clears-27-1830155761

How seriously can you take news on Internet nowadays 🙂

But to be fair, humans aren’t much reliable either:

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xkcd 666 Timer IC: Maxim makes a MAX666

One of the most memorable things about xkcd’s (in)famous circuit diagram is the 666 timer (at the top right corner of the comic), a parody of the famous 555 timer:

Today I was analyzing the logic board for HP 3560A and noticed some batches uses a MAX666 chip and it immediately reminded me of this xkcd joke. Turns out Maxim Integrated makes a voltage regulator with a cool part number! I bet the engineers back in the days must have started with 666, giggling uncontrollably, and added 665 and 664 to see if it can get past the regulators or the censors (puns intended for both).

 

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送袋春畀你

之前去日本玩喺AEON見到包咁嘅薯片:

成包「春」袋!

我同朋友當場笑到翻肚,我估其它人肯定唔知我哋笑緊啲乜。買咗包返嚟美國畀香港人朋友當手信。

 

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