“Some of the ears on the floor caught this scrap of his voice. Some of the ears on the floor were pressed to the ground.”

β€” Carolyn ForchΓ©, “The Colonel

“When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful β€” A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical; And all the birds in the trees, well they’d be singing so happily; Oh joyfully, playfully watching me. But then they send me away to teach me how to be sensible β€” Logical, oh responsible, practical; And they showed me a world where I could be so dependable; Oh clinical, oh intellectual, cynical”

β€” The Logical Song, Supertramp
Some things I noticed 08/23/2020:
  1. since I work with bees almost everyday I’ve learned to read their behavior and could tell that these bees would not try to sting me” 🐝
  2. It is beyond reproach for China Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement in Huangyan Dao waters as it is a lawful practice
  3. I just exaggerated the educational inequality I already saw and added the algorithm. I really didn’t think it would come true as quick as it did!
  4. Pitch accent means the accent of the word is determined by pitch, rather than stress. Some have strong and weak; Japanese has high and low bits.
  5. For any composite number x, one of its prime factors must be less than its own square root, sqrt(x)
  6. for many on Wall Street, the future looks brighter than the bleak present
  7. This is another proof that nothing was preventing Navalny from being transported, and it was necessary to do so as early as possible.
  8. “Dying in your thirties is tragic, as in forties; sympathy dissipates from there.” β€” Hell of a Ride, Billions Season 3 Episode 4
  9. Toss A Coin To Your Witcher β€” Violet Orlandi, Dan Vasc, Leo Moracchioli, Rachel Hardy, Peter Hollens, Jonathan Young
  10. Erkennt Gefahren, bevor sie entstehen.

Some things I noticed 06/25/2020:
  1. We don’t know if this object is the heaviest known neutron star, or the lightest known black hole, but either way it breaks a record.
  2. The truth is that any movie made of this book, whoever made it, that had included the Quidditch subplot would have been a lesser film.
  3. I finished a new chapter yesterday, another one three days ago, another one the previous week. But no, this does not mean the book will be finished tomorrow.
  4. Facebook is announcing Forecast. Members can pose questions about the future, make predictions, and discuss and distill their knowledge into a single forecast.
  5. The heroic narrative means K-pop stans and TikTok teens are becoming to liberals what 4chan is to Trump supporters; Reality is more complicated.
  6. the US extended an ‘open invitation’ to Chinese officials to join the US and Russia in Austria this week, even though Beijing has long said it won’t sign on
  7. some people alleged that casualties on the Chinese side amounted to 40, I can tell you for sure that this is fake news
  8. PHL CHED Connect Platform contains higher education materials in various formats
  9. Efficient Open-Domain Question Answering
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  11. I’m waking up I feel it in my bones enough to make my systems blow.
  12. Windows ALL Startup Sounds on Piano

Some things I noticed 06/21/2020:
  1. “That old berk, Thought the sun shone out of my brother’s every orifice, he did.” πŸ˜‚ β€” 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