Some things I noticed 07/27/2020:
  1. 紅の豚 予告
  2. North Korea reports first suspected case of COVID-19
  3. Even if they don’t have cocaine in them, they still use the leaves.
  4. Crucially, this step assumes that the bits selected by the hash function end up all being distinct, which is not always guaranteed
  5. recent increase in successful jackpotting ultimately results in higher fees, as financial institutions pass on the costs caused by the losses.
  6. the quantitative revolution has become the biggest today, capturing some $500 billion of the industry’s more than $3 trillion in assets
    • “Jeff Bezos, who had joined in 1990, was in charge of the online retailing project at D.E. Shaw.”
    • “These days, betting on inefficiencies in public markets has become less profitable. D.E. Shaw has moved into emerging markets”
  7. a property tycoon has been searching for potential sites for a new city due to political uncertainty between Hong Kong and Beijing.
  8. The day Khan got a contraband phone in prison, he and his cellmate spent the night sobbing as they reconnected with family members.” 🤔
  9. export drive on backs of Chinese working class one; blow to America’s blue-collar second; Wall Street profited third front in class war.
    • “state support for Chinese industry extends to subsidised land deals, cheap electric power and a subsidised low interest loans”
    • “the US did not prevail in the Cold War in Asia. The mistake in thinking we are in a ‘new Cold War’ is in thinking of it as new.”
    • “The key lay in rebalancing domestic inequality such that domestic demand was adequate to domestic production.”
    • “not domestic reform as means of defusing international tension, but international tension as driver of domestic transformation.”
    • “the novel challenge we face is how to disarm economic growth as a planetary threat”
  10. meaning of emoji in Twitter handles

“Consider one of your beliefs, such as the belief that ten is more than three. And suppose someone comes along with a staff and says, I tell you that three is really more than ten, and here is my proof. And then he casts down his staff which suddenly and miraculously becomes a snake. As al-Ghazālī says you would be bewildered, but that would not tempt you to believe that three is really more than ten.”

—143 – Special Delivery: al-Ghazālī, History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
Some things I noticed 07/26/2020:
  1. 魔女の宅急便 予告
  2. it’s rare that Swift steps outside and writes about someone else’s story
  3. The reactor must generate at least 10 kilowatts; weigh no more than 3,500 kg, operate in space mostly autonomously, run at least 10 years.
  4. the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force focus is discovering whether another nation is using breakout aviation technology
    • “Mr. Davis gave a classified briefing as recently as March about retrievals from ‘off-world vehicles not made on this earth.'”
  5. See what’s really going on inside your nerves’ ends
  6. If you cannot see the stars then you don’t know where you are.
  7. because epic poems have originated in times of political upheaval, lessons readers take from them have changed over the centuries.
    • “what most unites this new set of books is that they seek to challenge existing values, not affirm them”
  8. Editorial board of Index and more than 70 staff members resign
  9. LEGO Lenticular mosaic – Iron Man / Tony Stark
  10. How to person woman man camera tv