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)

“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 07/08/2020:
  1. To induce a lightning strike, researchers fire a rocket dragging a wire into an approaching electrical storm 🌩
  2. Is it possible to communicate six bits of information by the flip of a single coin?
  3. A giant flywheel in north-east Scotland could soon help to prevent blackouts by mimicking the effect of a power station but without using fossil fuels.
  4. cosmologists Karsten Jedamzik and Levon Pogosian argue that weak magnetic fields in the early universe would lead to the faster cosmic expansion rate seen today
    • “the Faraday technique will really take off when the next-generation radio telescope called the Square Kilometer Array, starts up in 2027”
  5. Fraunhofer HHI celebrates release of H.266; This new video coding standard reduces data by 50% of bit rate relative to H.265
    • “H.266/VVC was developed with ultra-high-resolution video in mind, new standard is particularly beneficial streaming 4K or 8K”
  6. Praise can be trumpeted as evidence that China is respected around the world, while criticism can be used to stoke nationalist defensiveness.
  7. I only see you when you’re walking. Walking to somewhere. You’re so restless. What can be over there? It must be special there.
  8. La vie en rose [et elle chante aussi. por supuesto.]
  9. Superorganism — Live on KEXP
  10. Origami Folding Door

Some things I noticed 06/29/2020:
  1. It’s the countries that contribute least to the problem that stand to lose the most from rapid climate change
  2. Our results contradict previous claims that chickens were domesticated in northern China and the Indus Valley
  3. The image that in cinema isn’t usually associated with the kind of visceral satisfaction of a kiss but it could be and it should be. It’s not girl gets boy, it’s girl gets book.
    • “Writing doesn’t confer importance it reflects it.” “I don’t think so. Writing them will make them more important.” — Greta Gerwig, Little Women
  4. There you have it, converting binary to decimal. How hard could it possibly be?” 😂
  5. The look on your competitor’s face with an expensive AR when he finds out that he have been outshot by a $2 shit-shovel… priceless!
  6. if TikTok is active on your phone while you work, the app can basically read anything and everything you copy on another device
  7. “Rolling Rhino — Convert Ubuntu into a ‘rolling release’ that tracks the devel series
  8. the higher we build, the harder to see
  9. Noah 2014 — Creation Sequence