“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 08/02/2020:
  1. Our skin is where we make Vitamin D.
  2. EU imposes the first ever sanctions against cyber-attacks
  3. The fact that a teenager could gain such access to Twitter goes to prove that the tech-giant needs to step up its game
  4. the Pentagon will soon update its decision awarding the contract to Microsoft over Amazon Web Services
  5. Microsoft is exploring an acquisition of TikTok’s operations in the U.S. Trump to direct China-based ByteDance Ltd. to divest its stake
  6. The F-22 was designed for battle in Europe and could face problems now that it had been deployed in the Asia-Pacific.
  7. People get there, and realise that they’re not the best anymore. So they say, okay, my role is not to change the world.
    • “The pressure to prove that you ‘lived up to your potential’ is an insidious side effect that no one talks about.”
  8. The artists today that are making it realise it’s about creating a continuous engagement with their fans; putting the work in
    • “as podcast grows, revenues are driven by podcasts too – that has implications for the share paid out to the music industry”
  9. Don’t remove community captions from YouTube
  10. The secret ingredient turned out to be a bi-metallic switch that would turn the cooker off by bending once the temperature exceeded 100℃.