Some things I noticed 06/28/2020:
  1. One flare caught, generated by a distant active supermassive black hole called J1249+3449, was pinpointed to the region of the gravitational-wave event S190521g.
  2. There are certain things whose number is unknown. If we count them by threes, we have two left over; by fives, we have three left over; and by sevens, two are left over. How many things are there?
  3. The United States has a large lead over all other countries in top-tier AI research, China is the largest source of top-tier researchers.
  4. The state will behave more like a portfolio investor, investing public capital in diverse enterprises, not necessarily being the majority shareholder in each of them
  5. Japan backs out of US missile system, would consider acquiring weapons able to strike enemy missile launchers, first-strike capability represents a fundamental shift
  6. European officials are trying to ascertain whether [examining options for withdrawing US forces in Germany] is part of a negotiating ploy ahead of a July 11-12 NATO summit.
  7. Zoox’s strategy does not rely on adapting existing cars with self-driving technology. It is developing a purpose-built vehicle with no steering wheel
  8. if there’s ever been a moment when I could have absolutely just formed a dictatorship, they all would have joined me… lucky I don’t have dictatorial impulses no.”
  9. The is a Reddit reader in the style of a certain well-known metropolitan newspaper.