Some things I noticed 08/15/2020:
  1. You can do anything with cherry picked examples.
  2. today’s mainstream cinema is all about making things relatable for the modern viewer
  3. The Laplace Transform is a one-sided weighted fourier transform for badly behaved functions.
  4. Masonic secrecy is not a way of hiding anything at all. It is the wrapping and not what it contains that is key.
  5. For fifty years it was the largest radio-telescope in the world, it has only been recently superseded by a Chinese telescope.
  6. Drovorub is a ‘swiss-army knife’ of capabilities that allows the attacker to steal files and remote control the victim’s computer
  7. HN runs on one server. Actually the app server (written in Arc) runs on one core. But we have some caching in front of that for logged-out users.
  8. the debate is whether Epic has the right to include a direct-payments service in its app, circumventing Apple’s and Google’s payments systems
  9. The most over-engineered post in somebody’s garden.
  10. What in the world do we have at a quarter to four?

Some things I noticed 07/16/2020:
  1. Ψ is an element of Hilbert space, a complex ∞-dimensional vector space
  2. Meet Stretch, a simply useful robot by Hello Robot.
  3. Amusingly, if you get through to a human, the staffer will probably just tell you what the AI wanted to say anyway
  4. Munich court agreed with ban [of] Tesla Germany from including ‘full potential for autonomous driving’ in its advertising.
  5. Japan’s population to decline from 127 million to about 88 million by 2065. By 2040, nearly 900 towns and villages will no longer exist
  6. The fact that they can churn out the same hyperboles and ironies is proof that they can still dish out their brand of journalism.
  7. I’ve distorted all these positive beautiful memories he had of the best years of his life. I’m just scared that this truth that I’ve unearthed has tainted it.
    • “I’m glad to know because I’d rather know the truth.”
  8. TypeRacer allows people to race each-other by typing quotes from books, movies, and songs; the first multiplayer typing game on the web.
  9. 阿木爷爷 Grandpa Amuhand fan bubble machine
  10. United States Revenue Cutter Service