“Reflecting in 2015 on a visit with his 11-year-old granddaughter to Martin’s studio in Galisteo, New Mexico, her dealer and friend Arne Glimcher remembered how the artist took a rose out of a vase, held it behind her back and asked the young girl if the rose was still beautiful even when she could not see it. When the child responded that it was, Martin replied, “You see Isobel, beauty is in your mind, not in the rose.”

Some things I noticed 08/03/2020:
  1. area under velocity curve is distance. the odd number rule is just what happens when velocity increases at a constant rate.
  2. lightning vlf radio waves get guided along magnetic field lines out several radii and then back down detected in the other hemisphere
  3. French drugmaker Sanofi had secured up to $2.1 billion to supply the U.S. federal government with experimental coronavirus vaccine
  4. of the 16.6 Million titles nationwide, only 28.54% or 4.7 Million titles were upgraded to Electronic Title
    • “DTI reiterated that upgrading to Electronic Titles would specifically improve our ranking in Doing Business”
  5. Vitamin D deficiency correlates well with Covid mortality, communities of color have greater level, maybe linked in some way
    • “[copper] electrons bond with some atoms that make up [bacteria] cell membrane; change the properties of cell wall”
  6. Lots of different things [might] trigger interrupts. The processor has to sort out where the interrupt came from.
  7. Artists who peddle wiggly lines and colors as representing emotion should be run off the streets.
  8. Give the blues a chase, Find a sunny place, Go and paint your face, With sunshine!

Some things I noticed 07/25/2020:
  1. It’s not up to us whether what we do is any good. And if history has taught us anything, the world is an extremely unreliable critic.
    • “Human creativity is nature manifest in us.”
  2. Imagine creating a marble size[d] Earth. On that, do the same. Again. On triple-mini Earth, guitar strings are the length of quantum strings.
  3. Modernizing DFC’s nuclear energy policy will help deliver a zero-emission, reliable, and secure power source to developing countries.
    • “The announced change removes DFC’s legacy prohibition on support of nuclear power projects.”
  4. What the world is witnessing right now is someone hitting Iranian nuclear and conventional weapons practically at will.
  5. because China Airlines has the word ‘China’ on its fuselage, some people mistakenly thought that China had sent them the masks
  6. The Russian satellite system used to conduct this on-orbit weapons test is the same satellite system that we raised concerns about
  7. Minister says all film-makers require a government licence to make videos, including those broadcast on social media.
  8. Japan top court tells Twitter to disclose retweeters info
  9. Alyana was diagnosed with a disease that affects the central nervous system months back.
  10. Frank Ifield — She Taught Me To Yodel