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 For fifty years it was the largest radio-telescope in the world, it has only been recently superseded by a Chinese telescope.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 06/21/2020:
  1. “That old berk, Thought the sun shone out of my brother’s every orifice, he did.” 😂 — Aberforth re: Elphias Doge re: Albus
  2. CERN would build an electron-positron to maximize production of Higgs bosons. Later, the machine would be replaced by a proton-proton smasher
  3. The hand-to-hand fighting lasted for up to eight hours, in pitch darkness, and while no shots were fired the battle was fought with rocks and clubs.”
  4. Activists just toppled the Junipero Serra statue in Golden Gate Park here in San Francisco
  5. The company has never been able to break into the social space, online activity that generates scads of lucrative data for targeting ads.”
  6. My experience convinced me I was not smart enough to be an expert in the theory of algorithms and that I liked procedural languages better than functional ones
  7. It’s the End of the World as We Know It