Some things I noticed 09/06/2020:
  1. Starship SN6 150m Hop
  2. I’m gonna get some safety goggles next time. How was it?
  3. “How’s X Æ A-12?” “Sorry? Oh you mean my kid. That sounds like a password.
  4. China successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft with a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center
  5. SoftBank bought billions worth of US equity derivatives that stoked the fevered rally in big tech stocks before a sharp pullback on Thursday
  6. Headley’s is more of a rewriting than a true translation, reënvisaging the poem for the modern reader rather than transmitting it line for line.
    • “Bro! Tell me we still know how to talk about kings! In the old days, everyone knew what men were: brave, bold, glory-bound.”
    • Grendel is “fucked by fate,” Wealhtheow, “hashtag: blessed.”
  7. Hamming codes — how to overcome noise, the elegance of it all, error correction in hardware
    • “Almost all of the core logic in our scheme comes down to a single XOR reduction.”
  8. It’s good to have goals but not when our well-being depends on us achieving those goals.
  9. Kim Chiu — ‘NOT SHY’ Dance Cover
  10. Disney’s Mulan (Jimmy Wong)

Some things I noticed 08/31/2020:
  1. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury Centennial Read-a-thon
    • “Pity, Montag, pity. Don’t haggle and nag them; you were so recently one of them yourself.” — Faber
    • “When I was young I shoved my ignorance in people’s faces. They beat me with sticks. If you hide your ignorance, no one will hit you and you’ll never learn.” — Faber
    • “Give a man a few lines of verse and he thinks he’s the Lord of all Creation. You think you can walk on water with your books.” — Beatty 🔥
    • “Tonight, bums on the outside, libraries inside.” — Granger
  2. “An Essay on Criticism” — Alexander Pope
    • “A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring”
    • “Some valuing those of their own side or mind, Still make themselves the measure of mankind; Fondly we think we honour merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.”
    • “‘Tis best sometimes your censure to restrain, And charitably let the dull be vain”
    • “To err is human; to forgive, divine.”
  3. Protesters responded to a report that Jeff Bezos is the first man to be worth $200 billion by building a guillotine in front of his house.
  4. I’ll never be a professor or an actor or write a book, and my crêpes are so-so but not restaurant quality
  5. The goal is to force anyone who might want to compete with Amazon to put themselves in legal jeopardy.” 🤔
  6. Unless you are exploiting people and resources for personal gain at scale, you are not a capitalist.
  7. Kono said Esper had confirmed that the U.S.-Japan security treaty covered East China Sea islets, Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in China.
  8. Suplexocracy is the only legitimately awesome form of government.
  9. 163 braces飛機場的10:30, 別問很可怕, 與浪之間, 成大新生晚會
  10. Move over, Ramanujan!” 🤣