The busy geeks are back from more travels and buzz through accumulated corrections and followup, followed by a deep dive into software development, a trip to the world of Ahch-To (also know as Ireland), and finally Tom finds himself on a ‘special’ list.
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To sleep, perchance to dream [01:27]
- The Art of Dreaming by Carlos Castaneda
- Lucid dreaming
- Sleep paralysis
- No Dumb Questions 015 - What the Heck is Sleep Paralysis?
Corrections and Followup [10:30]
- Listener correction on Viruses vs Bacteria
- Antibiotic / Antimicrobial Resistance (CDC)
- Mysterious Dimming of Tabby’s Star May Be Caused by Dust (NASA)
- The Search for Planet Nine
- Making Life Multiplanetary (SpaceX)
- The BFR
- Recent Elon Musk Reddit AMA
- Imposter syndrome
Software Development [30:17]
- User Experience (UX)
- User Stories
- Is 30 too old to start in software engineering or CS? (Hacker News)
- Silicon Valley’s Dark Secret: It’s All About Age (Tech Crunch)
A Trip to Ahch-To [1:00:43]
- Star Wars sets in West Kerry (Episode VIII Spoilers!)
- The mediaeval monastery on Skellig Michael
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer
Airport Security [1:08:06]
- SSSS (Secondary Security Screening Selection)
- What It Means When You Get ‘SSSS’ on Your Boarding Pass (Lifehacker)
- Security theater
- Relevant XKCD: Password Strength
Music by Lee Rosevere (CC by 4.0)