“When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful — A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical; And all the birds in the trees, well they’d be singing so happily; Oh joyfully, playfully watching me. But then they send me away to teach me how to be sensible — Logical, oh responsible, practical; And they showed me a world where I could be so dependable; Oh clinical, oh intellectual, cynical”

— The Logical Song, Supertramp
Some things I noticed 08/23/2020:
  1. since I work with bees almost everyday I’ve learned to read their behavior and could tell that these bees would not try to sting me” 🐝
  2. It is beyond reproach for China Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement in Huangyan Dao waters as it is a lawful practice
  3. I just exaggerated the educational inequality I already saw and added the algorithm. I really didn’t think it would come true as quick as it did!
  4. Pitch accent means the accent of the word is determined by pitch, rather than stress. Some have strong and weak; Japanese has high and low bits.
  5. For any composite number x, one of its prime factors must be less than its own square root, sqrt(x)
  6. for many on Wall Street, the future looks brighter than the bleak present
  7. This is another proof that nothing was preventing Navalny from being transported, and it was necessary to do so as early as possible.
  8. “Dying in your thirties is tragic, as in forties; sympathy dissipates from there.” — Hell of a Ride, Billions Season 3 Episode 4
  9. Toss A Coin To Your Witcher — Violet Orlandi, Dan Vasc, Leo Moracchioli, Rachel Hardy, Peter Hollens, Jonathan Young
  10. Erkennt Gefahren, bevor sie entstehen.

Some things I noticed 08/22/2020:
  1. difference between space and terrestrial war is how long consequences last; debris render swathes of near-Earth space unusable for decades.
  2. Heron Systems AI won championship among competitors and beat F-16 pilot in five straight simulated dogfights in the man-vs-machine finale.
  3. error was later corrected by another user, but in the interim, Microsoft took an export of the data and used it to build Flight Simulator 2020.
  4. the inner core is a moon-size ball of iron floating in an ocean of molten metal, free to turn independently from our planet’s large-scale spin
    • “Perhaps inner core rotate at same speed as the planet, apparent difference explained by jagged surface that shifts over time”
  5. the removal of Berman and the effort to install someone besides Strauss was explicitly tied to an effort to curtail investigations Barr didn’t like.
  6. victims were brought to a basement in the Iglesia compound; mauled, tortured and beaten by appellants, who were deacons of the INC
  7. DFA lodged diplomatic protest over confiscation by Chinese Coast Guard of fish aggregating devices of Filipino fishermen in Bajo de Masinloc
  8. This War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region And Set Off A Global Shockwave Of Anti-Americanism — The Onion, March 26, 2003
  9. the judge granted Citigroup’s request to freeze roughly $175 million the bank paid the hedge fund
  10. The missile knows where it is at all times. It knows this because it knows where it isn’t.