Readings for Lunch — [ 09 Aug 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

There are 16 circles in this picture. Can you see them?
(check also all the other incredible illusions here)

PROGRAMMING

The Shocking Secret About Static Types

The popularity of TypeScript has really exploded recently. But can it be that TypeScript solves a problem that it doesn’t actually solve — at least, not to any significant degree?

SCIENCE

This weird moon of Saturn has some essential ingredients for life

Two new studies add to the mounting evidence that Titan — Saturn's moon of clouds, lakes and complex organic chemistry — could be home to life.