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Laetitia@Work
5 things I find very interesting about the Boeing downfall Laetitia@Work #70
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A Collection of...
Collections: On the Reign of Alexander III of Macedon, the Great? Part II This is the second and final part of our look at Alexander III of Macedon (Part I), who you almost...
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This is the second and final part of our look at Alexander III of Macedon (Part I), who you almost certainly know as Alexander the Great. Last week, we looked at the sources for Alexander’s life, the historiography (that is, the history-of-the-history) of his modern reception and...
Weighty Thoughts
Why we need AI as a society We’re aging too fast (AKA my entire AI/robotics investment thesis)
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Artificial Ignorance
AI Roundup 068: The ScarJo thing May 24, 2024.
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A Beautiful Site
Anchoring Software to Major Versions In a SemVer world, major releases are those which contain incompatible API changes. We often see...
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In a SemVer world, major releases are those which contain incompatible API changes. We often see software projects anchor themselves to major versions for long periods of time, usually with the promise of stability. We all know how frustrating it is to upgrade a package and run...
Bits about Money
Guys what is wrong with ACATS Ever transferred assets between brokerages? Impressive, terrifying machinations happened in the...
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Ever transferred assets between brokerages? Impressive, terrifying machinations happened in the background. No cats were harmed.
Mazdak
Capital Gains Tax Hike: Sell Now or Hold On? A Canadian Investor's Guide Canada's recent federal budget has sent ripples through the investment and real estate communities....
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Canada's recent federal budget has sent ripples through the investment and real estate communities. A key change: a looming increase in capital gains tax on sizeable transactions. This has many wondering – should I sell assets before June 25th, 2024, to avoid the taxman's bite?...
The Honest Broker
Let's Just Admit it: The Algorithms Are Broken So I'm begging the tech overlords to let us opt out from their dystopia
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alexwlchan
Preserving pixels in Paris Last month, I was in Paris for the IIPC Web Archiving Conference, a two-day event to discuss the...
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Last month, I was in Paris for the IIPC Web Archiving Conference, a two-day event to discuss the preservation of websites and social media. It was my first time attending, and I was there with both a professional and a personal interest. This post has some thoughts and photos...
AFAR Media - Travel...
Eco-Friendly Vacation Ideas in Aspen
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Adventures In...
Close Encounters of the Cartographic Kind I was watching the Steven Spielberg 1977 classic, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, with the...
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I was watching the Steven Spielberg 1977 classic, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, with the family last night and nerded out when I saw a character that claimed to be a cartographer. I always do. It was the cartographer who recognized that the signals the aliens sent were...
Construction Physics
How to Build 300,000 Airplanes in Five Years It’s no secret that the Allies won World War II on the back of the U.S.’s enormous industrial...
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It’s no secret that the Allies won World War II on the back of the U.S.’s enormous industrial output. Even before the U.S. entered the war, the Americans provided hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of equipment to the Allies, and between 1938 and 1943 U.S. manufacturing...
Quantum Frontiers
Film noir and quantum thermo In four months, I’ll embark on the adventure of a lifetime—fatherhood. To prepare, I’ve been honing...
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In four months, I’ll embark on the adventure of a lifetime—fatherhood. To prepare, I’ve been honing a quintessential father skill—storytelling. If my son inherits even a fraction of my tastes, he’ll soon develop a passion for film noir detective stories. … Continue reading →
Handprinted - Blog
Drypoint - Which plate is right for my project? Drypoint is a fantastic intaglio technique as it requires limited equipment to create a plate. It's...
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Drypoint is a fantastic intaglio technique as it requires limited equipment to create a plate. It's a great way of creating a printed drawing and is one of the printmaking techniques where the positive mark is the one that prints (unlike relief printing for example). There are...
Twelve Mile Circle –...
Graduated It seemed like just yesterday that Twelve Mile Circle chronicled the kid who designed an imaginary...
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It seemed like just yesterday that Twelve Mile Circle chronicled the kid who designed an imaginary town and counted various forms of transportation. Now my elementary aged student is all grown up, a newly-minted university graduate. Those interceding years passed much more...
Tony Finch's blog
regpg-1.12 Yesterday I received a bug report for regpg, my program that safely stores server secrets encrypted...
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Yesterday I received a bug report for regpg, my program that safely stores server secrets encrypted with gpg so they can be commited to a git repository. The bug was that I used the classic shell pipeline find | xargs grep with the classic Unix “who would want spaces in...
Contemporist...
The client asked for "a hotel-like bedroom and bathroom in their home, so they could feel as if they... Studio Kloek has shared images of a bedroom and bathroom suite they designed for their client who...
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Studio Kloek has shared images of a bedroom and bathroom suite they designed for their client who desired "a hotel-like bedroom and bathroom in their home, so they could feel as if they were on vacation every day."
Trying to Understand...
NATO's Phantom Armies. And the ghost of Carl von Clausewitz.
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Common Edge
Declaration of Independence From Sprawl Toward the New Urban Place and away from the Industrial Development Complex.
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Map of the Week
Middle Earth Transit Map Hard to believe that those dumb hobbits risked their lives walking all the way to Mordor when they...
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Hard to believe that those dumb hobbits risked their lives walking all the way to Mordor when they could have just taken the Orange Line.  Oh wait, the tunnel under the mountain is closed  so they would have had to switch to the Red Line at Bree and then made another...
Working Theorys
Accountability as a Service Hey you, did you do the thing you said you would do?
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Atoms vs Bits
Oversample Elections By Age Political pollsters have a problem. Certain groups in the population are much happier to talk to...
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Political pollsters have a problem. Certain groups in the population are much happier to talk to pollsters than others, so if you call up 1000 people to ask who they're planning to vote for, the results you get won't really represent the voting intentions of the
Retail Design Blog
% Arabica Ho Chi Minh City Roastery by Nguyen Khai Architects & Associates Nestled in the heart of District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, remarkably known as the most energetic city...
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Computer Things
NoCode Will Not Bring Computing to the Masses No Newsletter next week I'll be giving my conference talk at DDD Europe. NoCode Will Not Bring...
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No Newsletter next week I'll be giving my conference talk at DDD Europe. NoCode Will Not Bring Computing to the Masses I don't have a whole lot of time this week so here's something that's been on my mind a little. I haven't researched any of the factual claims; consider this...
General Robots
Humanoid Robots: Dollars and GPTs Whats With All The Humanoid Robots? Part 2
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Society's Backend
No One Should Be GPU Poor For everyone to have access to AGI, everyone must also have access to the compute to use it
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Blog - Practical...
Every Kind of Bridge Explained in 15 Minutes [Note that this article is a transcript of the video embedded above.] The Earth is pretty cool and...
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[Note that this article is a transcript of the video embedded above.] The Earth is pretty cool and all, but many of its most magnificent features make it tough for us to get around. When the topography is too wet, steep, treacherous, or prone to disaster, sometimes the only way...
The Works in...
Does higher density cause lower birth rates? Assessing one recent claim that it does
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CONTEMPORIST
A Dramatic Upward-Sloping Roof Covers This Rural Home Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects has shared photos of a contemporary home they have designed...
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Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects has shared photos of a contemporary home they have designed in Winthrop, Washington, perched atop a steep river bank. The home’s design includes an upward-sloping roof form that motions toward the river and shelters an outdoor room....
Steve Blank
The Venture Mindset – Worth A Read Ilya Strebulaev at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Director of the Stanford Venture...
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Ilya Strebulaev at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Director of the Stanford Venture Capital Initiative just came out with a book that should be on your reading list – The Venture Mindset. The books premise is that Venture Capitalists (who were responsible for the...
Arduino Blog
Save 20% on Arduino Cloud Maker Plan this May! Enhance your IoT projects with our special offer! Get 20% off a yearly subscription to the Arduino...
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Enhance your IoT projects with our special offer! Get 20% off a yearly subscription to the Arduino Cloud Maker Plan using code CLOUD20MAY. Valid until the end of May, this deal saves you $14.38, reducing the price from $71.88 to $57.50. Benefits of the Maker Plan: What is Arduino...
NeuroLogica Blog
Antarctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low For decades scientists were confused by Antarctic sea ice. Climate models predict that it should be...
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For decades scientists were confused by Antarctic sea ice. Climate models predict that it should be decreasing, and yet it has been steadily and slowly increasing. It also made for a great talking point for climate change deniers – superficially it seems like counter evidence to...
Dustin Curtis
Luxury for everyone: thoughts on Vision Pro and Apple's DNA In 2009, Microsoft released an enormous 200lb coffee table with an embedded 30-inch touchscreen...
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In 2009, Microsoft released an enormous 200lb coffee table with an embedded 30-inch touchscreen called Surface. Although the iPhone had been around for a little while, the larger screen made Surface feel absolutely futuristic: in the Photos app, you could toss around pictures...
The Map is Mostly...
Careful technology Dear friends, There is a commonplace opinion that technology and the natural world, or that...
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Dear friends, There is a commonplace opinion that technology and the natural world, or that technological pursuits and natural pursuits, are at odds. An example: I think this is a false position. But if this kind of sentiment is so often repeated, its worth thinking about why it...
RhysTranter.com
Adolphe Tanquerey on the Psalter A quiet evening reading from Tanquerey’s The Spiritual Life, first published in 1923
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David Heinemeier...
Beautiful motivations Programmers are often skeptical of aesthetics because they frequently associate it with veneering. A...
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Programmers are often skeptical of aesthetics because they frequently associate it with veneering. A thin sheen of flashy marketing design covering up for a rotten or deficient product. Something that looks good from afar, but reveals itself to be a disappointing imitation up...
Jim Nielsen’s Blog
Futuristic Progressive Enhancement Imagine someone came to you in a time machine and said, “In the future we will write software that...
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Imagine someone came to you in a time machine and said, “In the future we will write software that becomes more capable as time passes without any effort on our part.” Wouldn’t that be amazing? Surely you’d want to know what sorcery makes this possible, right? Well the future is...
Ed Zitron's Where's...
The People Deliberately Killing Facebook Over the last decade, few platforms have declined quite as rapidly and visibly as Facebook and...
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Over the last decade, few platforms have declined quite as rapidly and visibly as Facebook and Instagram. What used to be apps for catching up with your friends and family are now algorithmic nightmares that constantly interrupt you with suggested content and advertisements that...
Cheese and Biscuits
The Urchin, Hove As soon as the sun comes out on a bank holiday, it feels like half of London heads down to the south...
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As soon as the sun comes out on a bank holiday, it feels like half of London heads down to the south coast, and Brighton in particular. And though that town certainly has a lot going for it, not least a thriving restaurant and pub/wine scene that can show you a great time at all...
Quanta Magazine
AI Needs Enormous Computing Power. Could Light-Based Chips Help? Optical neural networks, which use photons instead of electrons, have advantages over traditional...
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Optical neural networks, which use photons instead of electrons, have advantages over traditional systems. They also face major obstacles. The post AI Needs Enormous Computing Power. Could Light-Based Chips Help? first appeared on Quanta Magazine
Probably...
Bertrand’s Boxes An early draft of Probably Overthinking It included two chapters about probability. I still think...
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An early draft of Probably Overthinking It included two chapters about probability. I still think they are interesting, but the other chapters are really about data, and the examples in these chapters are more like brain teasers — so I’ve saved them for another book. Here’s an...
Archinect - Features
How to Understand Architecture Business Conditions Using the AIA's Architecture Billings... Since 1995, the American Institute of Architects has conducted a monthly index detailing trends in...
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Since 1995, the American Institute of Architects has conducted a monthly index detailing trends in billings by architecture firms in the United States. Over time, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has become a valuable metric for charting the economic health of the...
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Tesla’s FSD - First and Last Impressions TLDR: It’s a useless technology demo. Introduction Rules of Engagement Test Ride 1: from Kings Beach...
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TLDR: It’s a useless technology demo. Introduction Rules of Engagement Test Ride 1: from Kings Beach to Truckee (11 miles) Test Ride 2: I-80 from Truckee to Blue Canyon (36 miles) Test Ride 3: from West-Valley College to I-85 Entrance (1 mile) Conclusion Introduction In the past...
Rest of World -...
What we learned in a year of reporting on labor and technology Rest of World’s four Labor x Tech fellows reflect on their year reporting about the global tech...
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Rest of World’s four Labor x Tech fellows reflect on their year reporting about the global tech industry’s impact on its workers.
Open Culture
Hear Leo Tolstoy Read From His Last Major Work in Four Languages, 1909 In years past, we’ve brought you rare recordings of Sigmund Freud and Jorge Luis Borges speaking in...
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In years past, we’ve brought you rare recordings of Sigmund Freud and Jorge Luis Borges speaking in English. Today we present a remarkable series of recordings of the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy reading a passage from his book, Wise Thoughts for Every Day, in four...
Tony Dinh's...
April 2024 updates, new product! Traveled to Bali and Sydney, some updates on Typing Mind, and a new product.
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The American Scholar
Esteban Cabeza de Baca History witnessed, from the picket lines The post Esteban Cabeza de Baca appeared first on The...
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History witnessed, from the picket lines The post Esteban Cabeza de Baca appeared first on The American Scholar.
xkcd.com
Ocean Loop
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OpenWRT, ISP modem and dynamic IP addresses: how to fix connectivity issues without rebooting your... My current ISP provides an internet connection over a copper wire. To use it, I have a crappy modem...
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My current ISP provides an internet connection over a copper wire. To use it, I have a crappy modem (Technicolor CGA2121, DOCSIS 3.0). It’s running in bridge mode, meaning that all it does is convert the signal running over the coax cable into plain old Ethernet. My main...
Seeking Wisdom
What I Learned from The South Asian Health Solution and wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor We all know avocados are healthy, and coke is bad. Yet we can’t help but gulp down a coke with a...
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We all know avocados are healthy, and coke is bad. Yet we can’t help but gulp down a coke with a plate full of french fries. It takes an enormous amount of energy to break bad habits. I’ve broken bad habits under two conditions: (a) it’s a do-or-die situation, or (b) you have a...
Passing Time
27 Things I know
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pcloadletter
The ChatGPT wrapper product boom is an uncanny valley hellscape Here we go again: I'm so tired of crypto web3 LLMs. I'm positive there are wonderful applications...
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Here we go again: I'm so tired of crypto web3 LLMs. I'm positive there are wonderful applications for LLMs. The ChatGPT web UI seems great for summarizing information from various online sources (as long as you're willing to verify the things that you learn). But a lot fo the "AI...
Commoncog
Setting Up For The Second Half of 2024 A new set of cases for two concept sequences, and the end of the Data Driven Series.
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Classical Wisdom
Weekend Roundup Plato Vs Aristotle
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The Marginalian
The Messiah in the Mountain: Darwin on Wonder and the Spirituality of Nature Here we are, matter yearning for meaning, each of us a fragile constellation of chemistry and chance...
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Here we are, matter yearning for meaning, each of us a fragile constellation of chemistry and chance hurtling through a cold cosmos that has no accord for our wishes, takes no interest in our dreams. “I can’t but believe that all that majesty and all that beauty, those fated and...
African History...
Kingdoms at the forest's edge: a history of Mangbetu (ca. 1750-1895) The northern region of central Africa between the modern countries of D.R.Congo and South Sudan has...
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The northern region of central Africa between the modern countries of D.R.Congo and South Sudan has a long and complex history shaped by its internal cultural developments and its unique ecology between the savannah and the forest. Among the most remarkable states that emerged in...
A Smart Bear
Rare things become common at scale Software doesn't scale through architecture and automation alone. New, more difficult problems...
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Software doesn't scale through architecture and automation alone. New, more difficult problems appear that didn't exist before, causing new downstream consequences.
journal – Winnie Lim
open-air dining in hong kong When I wrote about open-air dining in seoul I thought nobody would care, but surprisingly I got...
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When I wrote about open-air dining in seoul I thought nobody would care, but surprisingly I got quite a bit of comments and DMs from fellow covid-cautious travellers. I would keep on...
Citation Needed
Issue 58 – Threats to the stability and integrity of Ethereum The Justice Department worries about the stability of Ethereum, DCG tries to bilk their subsidiary's...
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The Justice Department worries about the stability of Ethereum, DCG tries to bilk their subsidiary's creditors, and Biden threatens a crypto veto.
Spoon & Tamago
This is the Time of Year Bamboo Shoots Grow, Sometimes Wreaking Havoc a triptych by Toyokuni Utagawa depicting an excursion to gather bamboo shoots (early 1800s)...
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a triptych by Toyokuni Utagawa depicting an excursion to gather bamboo shoots (early 1800s) According to Japan’s ancient calendar of 72 microseasons, right now is microseason 21: the time of year when “Bamboo Shoots Sprout.” Known as takenoko in Japan, these voracious plants have...
History Today Feed
An Exhibition on Rational Dress for Victorian Women An Exhibition on Rational Dress for Victorian Women JamesHoare Sun, 05/19/2024 - 00:00
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Tom Blomfield
Taking Risk I just spent a week talking with some exceptional students from three of the UK’s top universities;...
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I just spent a week talking with some exceptional students from three of the UK’s top universities; Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College. Along with UCL, these British universities represent 4 of the top 10 universities in the world. The US - a country with 5x more people and...
nanoscale views
Power and computing The Wall Street Journal last week had an article (sorry about the paywall) titled "There’s Not...
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The Wall Street Journal last week had an article (sorry about the paywall) titled "There’s Not Enough Power for America’s High-Tech Ambitions", about how there is enormous demand for more data centers (think Amazon Web Services and the like), and electricity production can't...
The Rational Walk
Thomas Jefferson’s Advice to His Nephew Two letters from Thomas Jefferson to his nephew, Peter Carr, illustrate Jefferson's views on...
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Two letters from Thomas Jefferson to his nephew, Peter Carr, illustrate Jefferson's views on education, ethics, religion, and many other subjects.
Flashbak
Vanity Fair’s Bifurcated Girls: The Article That Introduced America To Girlie Magazines, 1903 Bifurcated Girls is a salacious illustrated story that first appeared in the June 1903 issue of...
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Bifurcated Girls is a salacious illustrated story that first appeared in the June 1903 issue of Vanity Fair magazine. That’s not the glossy publication we know today, rather the a short-lived pulp magazine published by the Commonwealth Publishing Company of New York City...
Old Structures...
Like Looking Down A Well Trinity Church and its yard are surrounded on all four sides by tall buildings. In 1952, when Angelo...
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Trinity Church and its yard are surrounded on all four sides by tall buildings. In 1952, when Angelo Rizzuto took this picture looking down from the roof of one of them, they were all of about 1900-1920 vintage. It’s a striking shot, but I’d guess not to everyone’s taste.
IEEE Spectrum
The Sneaky Standard A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, Ernie Smith’s newsletter, which hunts for the...
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A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, Ernie Smith’s newsletter, which hunts for the end of the long tail. Personal computing has changed a lot in the past four decades, and one of the biggest changes, perhaps the most unheralded, comes down to compatibility. These...
Saturday Morning...
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Pinch Click here to go see the bonus panel! Hovertext: If he'd been Steve Hitler, there'd be no Steve now....
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Click here to go see the bonus panel! Hovertext: If he'd been Steve Hitler, there'd be no Steve now. Deep thoughts. Today's News:
A small freedom area...
Fixing the iterative damping interpolation in video games As I'm exploring the fantastic world of indie game development lately, I end up watching a large...
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As I'm exploring the fantastic world of indie game development lately, I end up watching a large number of video tutorials on the subject. Even though the quality of the content is pretty variable, I'm very grateful to the creators for it. That being said, I couldn't help...
Irrational...
Making engineering strategies more readable As discussed in Components of engineering strategy, a complete engineering strategy has five...
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As discussed in Components of engineering strategy, a complete engineering strategy has five components: explore, diagnose, refine (map & model), policy, and operation. However, it’s actually quite challenging to read a strategy document written that way. That’s an effective...
This Space
39 Books: 2009 The further I get into this series, the fewer books there are on my yearly lists that I haven't...
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The further I get into this series, the fewer books there are on my yearly lists that I haven't already written about and among those few that I feel able to write about. For 2009 there is one outstanding exception: another book about a writer exiled in Paris. Already in this...
Seth's Blog
Customer math for a new business How much does it cost to get a new customer? How much do you make from every interaction with that...
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How much does it cost to get a new customer? How much do you make from every interaction with that customer? How long does the customer stick around? How many new customers will existing customers bring you over time?
The Ruffian
Seven Underrated Forms of of Diversity Different Kinds of Difference At Work
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Maps Mania
Man Made Star Signs
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TheCollector
6 Empires that Conquered Ancient Egypt undefined
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diamond geezer
The Secret Life of the Home As science evolves, so does the Science Museum. The Secret Life of the Home. This much-loved...
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As science evolves, so does the Science Museum. The Secret Life of the Home. This much-loved corner of the basement, where the life of the domestic appliance is quirkily celebrated, closes forever on Sunday 2nd June. I went for a last look round with a wall-to-wall smile,...
Anecdotal Evidence
'The Whole Sky Seems to Turn Into Rain' The storm was brief and fierce. Wind pushed the rain horizontally, like an airborne river. The tops...
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The storm was brief and fierce. Wind pushed the rain horizontally, like an airborne river. The tops of newly planted trees touched the ground. Yard and street filled with branches, leaves and pine cones. A block away, an oak cracked and fell, blocking the street. We lost power at...
Christopher Butler...
Unscalable, Hand-Crafted Lists of Links Or, Technology vs. Taste The first search engine wasn’t one at all. It was a webpage with a...
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Or, Technology vs. Taste The first search engine wasn’t one at all. It was a webpage with a list of links on it. There were many of these, some freely accessible, and others within the first walled-gardens of America Online, Prodigy, and so on. But the most famous one is...
SatPost by Trung...
Jim Simons and the Making of Renaissance Technologies The philosophy and lessons behind "a moneymaking machine like no other" (with a cumulative trading...
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99% Invisible
The Power Broker #05: Brandy Zadrozny [EPISODE] This is the fifth official episode of our ongoing series breaking down the 1974 Pulitzer Prize...
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This is the fifth official episode of our ongoing series breaking down the 1974 Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Power Broker by our hero Robert Caro. This week, Roman and Elliott also sit down with Brandy Zadrozny, a senior reporter for NBC News who covers misinformation,...
Noahpinion
Why is China producing so many export goods, anyway? Six theories.
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Computer Ads from...
MicroSpeed PC-TRAC Let's Get Right To the Point
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Patterns in Humanity
Immigrant assimilation in Denmark A brief overview of the school performance of 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation immigrants in Denmark
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The Modern House
Why modern living is easy at Farnley Hey – Peter Womersley’s first domestic dwelling
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The Architectural...
Architects call for a crisis meeting after politicians demand more traditional architecture After enduring decades of failed modernism, the residents and politicians of Sweden’s second-largest...
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After enduring decades of failed modernism, the residents and politicians of Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg, want to see more new traditional architecture. This has led architects and officials to call for a crisis meeting. During the 1960s and 1970s, Gothenburg...
Out-of-Pocket Blog
AI in healthcare - defensibility, capabilities, and cost reduction | Out-Of-Pocket fine fine I'll write about AI
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Out-of-Pocket Blog
AI in healthcare - defensibility, capabilities, and cost reduction | Out-Of-Pocket
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The Modern House
Our Guide to Oxford: cinnamon buns, honey-hued domes and small plates in the 'city of dreaming...
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Inverted Passion
You can’t jail an AI Here’s why I worry about AI. We know that people can get away with anything to pursue their goals...
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Here’s why I worry about AI. We know that people can get away with anything to pursue their goals (of profit, power, etc.) as long as they know they can get away with it, without negative consequences. We have had Hitlers, and insider traders. But the world keeps them in check...
Vitalik Buterin's...
The near and mid-term future of improving the Ethereum network's permissionlessness and...
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Farza's Newsletter
me and the beatles just ate some waffles in tokyo I've raised $12M for my company + hired amazing people -- and until very recently, whenever anyone...
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I've raised $12M for my company + hired amazing people -- and until very recently, whenever anyone would ask me my 10-year plan I would flat out say "I have no idea".
The Changelog
Review of Reputable, Functional, and Secure Email Service I last reviewed email services in 2019. That review focused a lot of attention on privacy. At the...
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I last reviewed email services in 2019. That review focused a lot of attention on privacy. At the time, I selected mailbox.org as my provider, and have been using them for these 5 years since. However, both their service and their support have gone significantly downhill since,...
Both Are True
Doing Crimes w my dad a true story
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Vadim Kravcenko
Stand Out and Dare to Disagree Question: Answer: The post Stand Out and Dare to Disagree appeared first on Vadim Kravcenko.
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The Modern House
Our Guide to Oxford: neighbourhood restaurants and riverside walks in the city of dreaming spires
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The Convivial...
The Stuff of (a Well-Lived) Life The Convivial Society: Vol. 5, No. 7
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Dan Slimmon
Ask questions first, shoot later The fact that fixing and diagnosing often converge to the same actions doesn't change the fact that...
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The fact that fixing and diagnosing often converge to the same actions doesn't change the fact that these two concurrent activities have different goals. The goal of fixing is to bring the system into line with your mental model of how it's supposed to function. The goal of...
Escaping Flatland
On having more interesting ideas “To write well, all you have to do is cultivate your mind and then write what you see.” When I talk...
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“To write well, all you have to do is cultivate your mind and then write what you see.” When I talk to people who have worked with their ideas seriously for 10+ years, it feels like I can throw any topic on them and they’ll have an interesting idea, or if not an idea so at least...
computers are bad
2024-05-15 catalina connections Some things have been made nearly impossible to search for. Say, for example, the long-running...
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Some things have been made nearly impossible to search for. Say, for example, the long-running partnership between Epson and Catalina: a query that will return pages upon pages of people trying to use Epson printers with an old version of MacOS. When you think of a point of sale...
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AI embraces its product arc fuzzy processors are entering mass production
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Left To Write
№ 79: Allowing Those You Love The Right To Be Wrong Why you’re getting this: I’m Jason Nguyen. I run Bloomstory.co.uk and The Mailroom. This is my...
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Why you’re getting this: I’m Jason Nguyen. I run Bloomstory.co.uk and The Mailroom. This is my newsletter. I used to write this every week, but now I send this out when I can — life got in the way. Updates on what’s been going on in my life are at the bottom of this newsletter.
Res Obscura
LLM-based educational games will be a big deal For the first time, digital games can make qualitative assessments of learning. Here's what that...
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For the first time, digital games can make qualitative assessments of learning. Here's what that might look like.