“Part of our fears about the world ending must stem from the strange reality that for each of us our world will end, and soon. In that sense, maybe apocalyptic anxieties are mostly a byproduct of humanity’s astonishing capacity for narcissism — how could the world possibly survive the death of its single-most important inhabitant, me?”

— Humanity’s Temporal Range, The Anthropocene Reviewed, John Green
Some things I noticed 08/19/2020:
  1. How do you stick two fiber cables together?
  2. In a rare moment, practical considerations outweighed ideology.” 😌
  3. decrease in frequency average affecting electric clocks; they show currently a delay of close to six minutes
  4. This is the largest known case of illegal fishing perpetrated by a single industrial fleet operating in another nation’s waters
  5. P2 organizes all your files, projects, and conversations on one screen, so your team can collaborate from anywhere.
  6. To write the entire English language, a stenographer’s dictionary is often made up of over 100,000 entries.
  7. a version of Minesweeper where you will never be penalised when forced to guess
  8. Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Masbate
  9. Morning Waterbug — Pomplamoose
  10. Silver Linings Playbook

“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!