“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 07/18/2020:
  1. Filipino nurses can earn as much in one day in New York as they can in a month back home
    • “So now you need nurses. We’re getting nervous over here because we can’t give them as much. So now they’re going there.”
    • “The recruitment of foreign nurses is really driven by hospitals wanting to keep salaries lower.”
  2. Theirtube is a Youtube simulator that provides a look into how videos are recommended on other people’s YouTube.
  3. Things tend to become more beautiful when you remove what is not necessary for their beauty even if it’s not logical.
  4. Fabrication and investigation of 3D-printed gun propellants
  5. Families will receive up to NIS 3,000 and every individual over 18 will receive a NIS 750 handout, in order to stimulate the economy.
  6. Bonds.PH – the easiest way to buy and sell Philippine retail treasury bonds.
  7. Ayala Corp. is building the largest wind farm in Vietnam to date
  8. rent is the original tax, paid via lords to the King
  9. even according to the Babylonians’ own ancient stories, there were 13 constellations in the zodiac. They picked Ophiuchus to leave out
  10. 天気で不思議だ。