Earthlings Predict Tech in 2018

Earthlings Predict Tech in 2018

Happy New Year from Earthling Interactive! We asked Earthlings to share their tech forecasts, speculations, and predictions for the coming year. From hopeful to apocalyptic, they delivered. Connected devices will become more prevalent but also more invisible and...

HODL! HODL! HODL! Merry Cryptomas!

In mid-November bitcoin began a wild climb, rising nearly 2000% since the beginning of 2017. With the holidays coming up, company leadership thought it would be fun to gift staff with a token amount of bitcoin. A stroke of luck meant that our initial buy of $50 per...
Shopping for Bullets (no, not that kind)

Shopping for Bullets (no, not that kind)

Earthling HipChat rooms are *generally* devoted to project work, but on occasion <ahem!> we do venture onto other topics (pets and food being common enough that they’ve earned their own room status). We thought this recent excerpt would be of broad...
Simcockify: A Typo Generator Plugin

Simcockify: A Typo Generator Plugin

Earthling’s CEO Adam Simcock keeps a lot of balls in the air but multitasking is hard and I think sometimes a lack of thread synchronization causes problems. My working theory is that when Adam’s communicating with instant messaging, there are two threads running in...
Earthlings Recommend: Games We Play

Earthlings Recommend: Games We Play

Earthlings love games; board games, video games, mind games (hey-oh!) Here’s a quick survey of some of the games we’re playing now. As you can see, when we’re off the clock we’re very busy saving the planet from disease, preparing for the...
NLP and the CIA World Factbook

NLP and the CIA World Factbook

Each entry in the CIA World Factbook has a multitude of factoids as well as a continent (or sub-continent) name and description. It was the availability of a description that interested me, to use as the corpus in a Natural Language Processing NLP analysis to...