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28 October 2018 @ 04:46 pm
Link Round Up  
Two weeks again, so a lot of links again.

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purplecat | Photos from the Oxford Half Marathon

purplecat | Random Neolithic Stuff on a Friday
A photo of Windmill Hill. Mostly grass and sky.

purplecat | Fourth Doctor: Season 18 Outfit
Paper doll of the Fourth Doctor

purplecat | The Randomiser: Survival
I review Survival

purplecat | The Randomiser: The War Games
I review the War Games

purplecat | Random Neolithic Stones on a Friday
Another shot of Avebury

purplecat | Random Doctor Who Picture
A picture from Fury from the Deep

Twitter



Amazing. Grad Student Urmila Mahadev Solves a Fundamental Quantum Computing Problem and wins *both* best paper and best student paper prizes at the 2018 Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science https://t.co/pfPJ7RCJIh via @WIRED
— Alan Winfield (@alan_winfield) October 14, 2018

Complex feelings about this but my initial reaction is that I’ve been to the Trafford Centre in the past six months and it never occurred to me I was being checked against a database of faces. https://t.co/glLrXhuW9Z
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 14, 2018

There were awful TERF flyers in the toilets at work. Did the only thing I could do, which was to take them all down and throw them in the bin.

If you don't think trans women are just as much women as cis women, feel free to never speak to me again.
— Dr Leah Ridgway (@Leah_EEE) October 16, 2018

Our host just got upgraded with a microchip in his hand! #msf #youhavebeenupgraded pic.twitter.com/tWCesBThNm
— Science and Industry Museum (@sim_manchester) October 18, 2018

#SpaceApps packing: throw random electronics into a bag despite having no actual plans to use them before setting out to @spaceappsexeter pic.twitter.com/YkPHmcBhoY
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 19, 2018

And @spaceappsexeter has begun- with bacon for breakfast as traditional pic.twitter.com/UnViiHLQQv
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

So far @spaceappsexeter seems to be full of families. I’ve spotted a few single blokes in their twenties but they’re hiding in corners looking a little intimidated. Bizarre but refreshing for a Hackathon.
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

It seems like an obvious progression from the group of kids a teacher bought in 2013-through several of us bringing offspring with us in 2015 and 2016. But I’m still amazed how much it now looks like a family event!
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

It's a beautiful morning here at #SpaceAppsExeter , can't wait to see you all from 9am! pic.twitter.com/HddxXb0St4
— Space Apps Exeter (@spaceappsexeter) October 20, 2018

We were Space Squid but the teenagers on the team vetoed it as a rubbish team name. We are now ICA (Interplanetary Cephalopod Assistant). #SpaceApps #SpaceAppsExeter pic.twitter.com/HZedKhMm1Z
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

However it seems our hashtag is to be #TeamSquid https://t.co/CU5otWfHyS
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

Here we are! Installing assets mostly - soon the squid will fly around the international space station- oh yes! https://t.co/bfb6L9Vtli
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

Building our ICA (Interplanetary Cephalopod Assistant) #teamsquid #SpaceAppsExeter pic.twitter.com/c9TekztKW4
— Kate Jago (@proofnotes) October 20, 2018

Flying round the ISS. #teamsquid #spaceapps #spaceappsexeter https://t.co/MGie7sAAOZ
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

Team Squid has a blog! @spaceappsexeter #spaceapps https://t.co/xhowrN9JsP
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

#TeamSquid at work! https://t.co/ULagVAcegM
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 20, 2018

#TeamSquid carries on hacking. Now to get our Squid model into the simulation. #SpaceApps #SpaceAppsExeter pic.twitter.com/kX7hfWfSY9
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

And now there are holes for our interplanetary cephalopod assistant to repair! #teamsquid #spaceapps #spaceappsexeter pic.twitter.com/EFd9srPXX7
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

#teamsquid or at least those of us still here #SpaceApps ⁦@spaceappsexeter⁩ pic.twitter.com/eYZJpYYBXg
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

Our Fly-through Video - INTERPLANETARY CEPHALOPOD ASSISTANT #TeamSquid #SpaceApps #SpaceAppsExeter https://t.co/nbnveQ5OkZ
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

#ICA Interplanetary Cephalopod Assistant #TeamSquid #NASA Designed by nature challenge. Physics simulation of Bio-Inspired space vehicle. Fixing holes in spacecrafts caused by micrometeorites. 🦑📡 @spaceappsexeter @TechExeter @NASA pic.twitter.com/J961iMnxKq
— DesignSpark (@DesignSparkRS) October 21, 2018

Great logo! Thanks to everyone who helped with it https://t.co/fGPJfu6rPv
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

Yay! Go #TeamSquid we won #SpaceAppsExeter https://t.co/xvCAO7L8dU
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

This weekend has been jam packed full of #innovation and #collaboration meeting new people and solving challenges together as teams with a diverse age range, skills and experience.

Congratulations to the winning team I.C.E #TeamSquid @spaceappsexeter @metoffice @NASA pic.twitter.com/pjrFCUYbI8
— DesignSpark (@DesignSparkRS) October 21, 2018

We had a great time!! https://t.co/qdG2bIGYF5
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 21, 2018

Retweet if you loved Doctor Who tonight! #drwho #doctorwho #rosa pic.twitter.com/s68fWaWrKL
— Whovian Leap (@WhovianLeap) October 21, 2018

Two homeless deaths in the space of 24 hours in Manchester city centre. Not thought to be linked. It’s the regularity of it - to the point that if you’re not careful, it starts to look mundane - that shames the government https://t.co/DHwsvXTiTs
— Jennifer Williams (@JenWilliamsMEN) October 21, 2018

For anyone inspired to learn more about Rosa Parks after watching tonight's #DoctorWho the @librarycongress has a great collection of her papers, available to view online: https://t.co/KpKtlmwTqt
— Joy Piedmont (@InquiringJoy) October 21, 2018

Home Office blocks Amsterdam University student from entering UK for study visit https://t.co/x4zMlO9V3q
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 22, 2018

Winning a prize was a real bonus on an excellent weekend #teamsquid https://t.co/6hXv0HzLhD
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 23, 2018

The terrifying thing is: Why were they shocked? https://t.co/xCV493KIna
— Mike Galsworthy (@mikegalsworthy) October 23, 2018

My husband published a thing https://t.co/IiGOMI6QCQ
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 24, 2018

And another one... Bird-like lungs may have helped dinosaurs rule the world https://t.co/yeuTi2fxll
— William Sellers (@wisellers) October 24, 2018

Does anyone know who did this? Because it is BRILLIANT! https://t.co/tHirRQuujt
— Doctor Who Magazine (@DWMtweets) October 24, 2018

Our own Rafael Cardoso ( https://t.co/dWAknSZmob) talking about The Multi-Agent Programming Contest#RAS #Robotics #MultiAgentSystems pic.twitter.com/8FIll1bHTM
— LivUni_AVLab (@LivUni_AVLab) October 24, 2018

Cool video of our adventures last weekend at #SpaceApps https://t.co/5YMZdcnYyJ
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 26, 2018

Taken on 23rd January 1965 during filming for the Doctor Who story The Web Planet. Here are 4 rarely seen photographs showcasing the Zarbi actors being fitted into their costumes. pic.twitter.com/78vHiMg7UH
— Matthew Purchase (@TheCyberdevil) October 26, 2018

Good Luck! https://t.co/f3g996ou63
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 28, 2018

Our final project page for #spaceapps saying what we did and how!! Check it out. https://t.co/z3QE2nvjXR
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 28, 2018

Our 30 second video for our project #spaceapps #spaceappsexeter https://t.co/v8ko8dRyK1 via @YouTube
— Louise Dennis (@louiseadennis) October 28, 2018


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