1. This Deadswap offline sharing game sounds fascinating .
1. A mini-doc about Grace Hopper, one of the giants of early computing .
1. Logistically, how does the US military pull out of Afghanistan?
1. Somebody looped 12 hours of the ambient droning in Deckard's apartment in *Blade Runner*. It has received 115,000 listens .
1. Autodesk is taking the idea of designing life quite literally .
1. Perhaps the movie *Ex Machina *gets artificial intelligence right?
1. A historically informed deflation of the short-term potential of AI to revolutionize geopolitics
1. This research into homelessness in *SimCity* is so, so interesting .
1. Glass is really, really important in our current computing paradigm .
1. Hollywood studio courts "cybersecurity influencers" to promote new hacker movie, *Blackhat* .