SpaceX Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer Elon Musk will discuss the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. The technical presentation will focus on potential architectures for sustaining humans on the Red Planet that industry, government and the scientific community can collaborate on in the years ahead. http://www.spacex.com/mars

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Grrr… I stayed late at the office for nothing, waiting for a guy in Zambia to show up on Skype, which he never did.

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Just read this to my 8-yr-old. She loved it! Wants the real box. public-key cryptography for non-geeks https://t.co/Fz73lEcHr5 via @vrypan
—Dennis Palmer (@CoderDennis) Tue Aug 23 12:29:24 +0000 2016

My favourite code was DebugStr(“if you see this, call 408 996 1010 and ask for Peter Hxxxxx, and tell him how you got here”);
—Kevin Marks (@kevinmarks) Wed Sep 28 06:37:41 +0000 2016

I did this too. https://t.co/tRgMV1dGY0
—Panayotis Vryonis (@vrypan) Wed Sep 28 07:04:50 +0000 2016

Yes. November 14th, 2012 (previous codename was “linefeed”): Re https://t.co/GbFbiofkWS photo
—Stewart Butterfield (@stewart) Tue Sep 27 23:07:06 +0000 2016

A software architect who does not code is like a cook who does not eat. https://t.co/6URgUI7KHf
—Grady Booch (@Grady_Booch) Tue Sep 27 19:13:23 +0000 2016