“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 07/16/2020:
  1. Ψ is an element of Hilbert space, a complex ∞-dimensional vector space
  2. Meet Stretch, a simply useful robot by Hello Robot.
  3. Amusingly, if you get through to a human, the staffer will probably just tell you what the AI wanted to say anyway
  4. Munich court agreed with ban [of] Tesla Germany from including ‘full potential for autonomous driving’ in its advertising.
  5. Japan’s population to decline from 127 million to about 88 million by 2065. By 2040, nearly 900 towns and villages will no longer exist
  6. The fact that they can churn out the same hyperboles and ironies is proof that they can still dish out their brand of journalism.
  7. I’ve distorted all these positive beautiful memories he had of the best years of his life. I’m just scared that this truth that I’ve unearthed has tainted it.
    • “I’m glad to know because I’d rather know the truth.”
  8. TypeRacer allows people to race each-other by typing quotes from books, movies, and songs; the first multiplayer typing game on the web.
  9. 阿木爷爷 Grandpa Amuhand fan bubble machine
  10. United States Revenue Cutter Service

Some things I noticed 07/01/2020:
  1. Theurgy, Proclus
  2. Indian government ban includes TikTok, apps from Xiaomi, Alibaba’s UC Browser and UC News; Shareit; CM Browser, Club Factory; and ES File Explorer.
  3. The UK and the US didn’t sign any treaties or formally transfer any money during this process. All of that would require congressional approval and public scrutiny.
  4. Russia wants to mass produce these floating power plants and achieve more efficient construction than is currently possible with nuclear power plants.
  5. matter has wave-like properties
  6. Generally speaking when you hear someone say that the transformer blew up, it didn’t, it’s just the fuse. When a fuse blows, it’s loud. It can be pretty aggressive.
  7. Iran had requested a ‘red notice’ be put out for Trump and the others, the highest-level notice issued by Interpol” 😅
  8. Jolo municipal cops and a policeman assigned to the Sulu Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit shot dead 4 soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
  9. Why the US has so many Filipino nurses
  10. Paola Hermosín — Preludio de la Suite no. 1 Para Cello