“I took some pride in not fulfilling my potential, in part, because I was terrified that if I tried my hardest, the world would discover that I didn’t actually have that much potential.”

— John Green, The Anthropocene Reviewed, “Monopoly and Academic Decathlon

Some things I noticed 07/12/2020:
  1. The first good opportunity for evening viewing begins on July 12, 5 degrees above the north-northwest horizon, 80 minutes after sunset
  2. We’ve been working for many many years to learn how to produce and hold on to neutral anti-hydrogen.
  3. We have a clear mandate but the percentage of the popular vote is not as high as I had hoped for
  4. All Washington had to do in May was to flick its fingers and Taiwan’s TSMC instantly cut off chip supplies to Huawei” 😅
  5. many young people organized through TikTok to sign up to attend Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but then didn’t show up
  6. xkcd — Hamster Ball 2
  7. it’s a crazy world we’re living in; I think it’s time I found a new religion
  8. Fatal Bazooka — Fous Ta Cagoule (Put your damned hood on!)
  9. Phantom of the Quarantine
  10. XP Paint Web

Some things I noticed 06/05/2020:
  1. I know how we talk about black people. We love black America on screen, but if a black man walks into your living room, you call the cops.
  2. Monkeys grabbed and fled with the blood samples of four COVID-19 patients who are undergoing treatment
  3. I took out the ring and showed it to [Putin], and he put it on. I put my hand out and he put it in his pocket, three KGB guys got around him and walked out.
  4. second stage is going to coast and it will spin along its central axis giving satellites momentum they need to space themselves out over time after they deploy
  5. NEW IP Framework and Protocol for Future Applications
  6. Mark always told us that he would draw the line at speech that calls for violence. He showed us on Friday that this was a lie.
  7. China is ready to pick up the slack, as the United States retreats from its global responsibilities.
    • “The world needs American leadership to remind it that respect for freedom and human dignity provides the best path to a shared future of humankind.” 😂
  8. we will urge them to scale up by clustering and consolidating their farms to attain economies of scale
  9. List of people from Newton, Massachusetts
  10. UPeepz Dance to “Get Back” by Ludacris