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Collections: How to Raise a Tribal Army in Pre-Roman Europe, Part II: Government Without States This is the second part of our (planned) three part (I) look at how some ‘tribal’ or more correctly,...
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This is the second part of our (planned) three part (I) look at how some ‘tribal’ or more correctly, non-state agrarian peoples raised armies to fight the Romans (and others) in the third through first centuries BC. Last time, we looked at the subsistence basis of these societies...
nanoscale views
Artificial intelligence, extrapolation, and physical constraints Disclaimer and disclosure:  The "arrogant physicist declaims about some topic far outside their...
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Disclaimer and disclosure:  The "arrogant physicist declaims about some topic far outside their domain expertise (like climate change or epidemiology or economics or geopolitics or....) like everyone actually in the field is clueless" trope is very overplayed at this point, and...
FIRE v London
May ’24: UK election called The month of May seems a little while ago, so I’d better get on and write it up. This will be quick....
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The month of May seems a little while ago, so I’d better get on and write it up. This will be quick. The big news in the UK was Rishi Sunak, the outgoing PM, calling a general election for 4 July. Independence-from-the-Tories Day. May was also the month that u-turner/blowharder...
Artificial Ignorance
AI Roundup 071: How do you like them AIs June 14, 2024.
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The Ruffian
Creativity Needs Stupidity How artists think and unthink
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Dan Slimmon
Fight knowledge decay with a rich Incident Summary It only takes a few off-the-rails incidents in your software career to realize the importance of...
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It only takes a few off-the-rails incidents in your software career to realize the importance of writing things down. That’s why so many companies’ incident response protocols define a scribe role. The scribe’s job, generally, is to take notes on everything that happens. In other...
Irrational...
Video of Using LLMs in your product. A month ago, I wrote up some notes on using LLMs in your product, and yesterday I got to present an...
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A month ago, I wrote up some notes on using LLMs in your product, and yesterday I got to present an iteration on those notes to the folks at the Sapphire Venture’s 2024 Hypergrowth Engineering Summit. If you’re interested, you can watch a recording of my talk on Youtube. There’s...
ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ Herman's...
Plain text journaling The new/old way of keeping a digital journal
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Castles in the Sky
What We Have Given Up in Exchange for This Limitless Bounty Novelty and Nostalgia in Second-Tier Grocery Stores
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SatPost by Trung...
Learning to Slow Down Time It feels like time is moving faster when we age. How to slow it down? Nature, vacations, events,...
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It feels like time is moving faster when we age. How to slow it down? Nature, vacations, events, novelty and random day trips to Disneyland.
AFAR Media - Travel...
Eco-Friendly Cruise Activities for Nature Lovers
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The Architectural...
Four Versions: This Is How Penn Station, NY, Might Look if Rebuilt You may have heard about ReThinkNYC, a movement and not-for-profit corporation dedicated to...
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You may have heard about ReThinkNYC, a movement and not-for-profit corporation dedicated to rebuilding the original Pennsylvania Station in New York through ReThinkPennStationNYC. Collaborating with classical architect Richard Cameron, they have developed three new variations on...
somenice
CBC Spark with Nora Young Really upset to recently learn that Spark with Nora Young has been cancelled by the CBC, ending in...
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Really upset to recently learn that Spark with Nora Young has been cancelled by the CBC, ending in June 2024. (Announcement episode) One of the most intelligent, progressive technology-in-society news shows in Canada or anywhere for that matter. Perhaps that it’s medium is radio...
RhysTranter.com
Robert Pirsig on Selfless Climbing While packing for a trip I pick up an old book I haven’t read for a long time. It’s a 1976 edition...
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While packing for a trip I pick up an old book I haven’t read for a long time. It’s a 1976 edition of Henri Nouwen’s The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery.
Escaping Flatland
Thoughts on agency If anyone is in the mood for a video call, I would like to get a few of you together on Saturday at...
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If anyone is in the mood for a video call, I would like to get a few of you together on Saturday at 6 pm CET (9 am PST). Like last time, I’ll prepare a few questions (probably relating to today’s post since that is top of mind) but mostly we’ll just talk about whatever comes up....
Tony Finch's blog
nsnotifyd-2.1 released I have made a new release of nsnotifyd, a tiny DNS server that just listens for NOTIFY messages and...
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I have made a new release of nsnotifyd, a tiny DNS server that just listens for NOTIFY messages and runs a script when one of your zones changes. This nsnotifyd-2.1 release includes a few bugfixes: more lenient handling of trailing . in domain names on the command line avoid...
Cheese and Biscuits
Pied à Terre, Fitzrovia Since the closure of Le Gavroche, Pied à Terre is now the London restaurant which has held at least...
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Since the closure of Le Gavroche, Pied à Terre is now the London restaurant which has held at least one Michelin star for the longest time. It first won the accolade shortly after it opened back in 1991, a time when fine dining meant French dining, and the term "gastropub" was...
Trying to Understand...
The Modern World Is Boring. Where are the heroes and the adventures now?
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Map of the Week
Map for Bloomsday I have not read Ulysses by James Joyce, few people have. Even fewer have understood it. To honor the...
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I have not read Ulysses by James Joyce, few people have. Even fewer have understood it. To honor the annual Bloomsday festival going on right now, here is a map showing the wanderings and locations within the book. The map about as easy to understand as the plot itself. I have...
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How to save an old printer from the e-waste pile with a Raspberry Pi A family member has a Canon PIXMA MP250 printer, originally released in 2009. It has been a very...
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A family member has a Canon PIXMA MP250 printer, originally released in 2009. It has been a very reliable piece of hardware, especially for a printer. Then came Windows 10. The printer would not work out of the box with it and the official drivers got stuck during installation....
A Beautiful Site
Styling Custom Elements Without Reflecting Attributes I've been struggling with the idea of reflecting attributes in custom elements and when it's...
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I've been struggling with the idea of reflecting attributes in custom elements and when it's appropriate. I think I've identified a gap in the platform, but I'm not sure exactly how we should fill it. I'll explain with an example. Let's say I want to make a simple badge component...
99% Invisible
The Los Angeles Leaf Blower Wars [EPISODE] The leaf blower is one of the most hated objects in the modern world. They’re loud, they pollute,...
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The leaf blower is one of the most hated objects in the modern world. They’re loud, they pollute, and… how important is a leafless lawn anyway? In a lot of towns and cities, the gas-powered leaf blower has been banned. In others, there are strict guidelines on where and when they...
Spoon & Tamago
Photographer Meticulously Recreates Images of Chickens Painted by Edo-Era Artist Ito Jakuchu Edo-era painter Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800) excelled at capturing the flora and fauna of the natural...
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Edo-era painter Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800) excelled at capturing the flora and fauna of the natural world, a skill that extended to remarkable depictions of birds. In particular, chickens were a common theme for the artist and it was said that Jakuchu owned many of them, and allowed...
Nat Eliason's Essays
Harry Potter and the Secret to Learning We've Been Doing it Wrong
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Ed Zitron's Where's...
Silicon Valley's False Prophet The tech industry has craved a messiah since the death of Steve Jobs, but in OpenAI CEO Sam Altman...
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The tech industry has craved a messiah since the death of Steve Jobs, but in OpenAI CEO Sam Altman they’ve discovered more of a false prophet — a seedy grifter that uses his remarkable ability to impress and manipulate Silicon Valley’s elite to mask a total
High Signal
The Ultimate Guide to Social Proof Social proof is a powerful concept in marketing. It's the idea that as consumers, we are influenced...
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Social proof is a powerful concept in marketing. It's the idea that as consumers, we are influenced by what others do, especially people we admire. If you have ever seen a website mention its number of users, a review from a customer, or company logos, you've
Contemporist...
The Black Exterior Of This Home Leads To A Pink Kitchen Inside Paul Archer Design has shared photos of a home they completed in Wivenhoe, England, for an artist...
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Paul Archer Design has shared photos of a home they completed in Wivenhoe, England, for an artist who wanted a light-filled interior with room to work and to entertain.
Society's Backend
What Apple Intelligence Means for You "We think you're gonna LOVE it"
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Both Are True
What does your stupid art even do for the world? asking for a friend asking for nick cave asking for my son asking for me
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Res Obscura
Centuries of Childhood The history of childhood is one of multiplicity — so why do we tell parents such simplistic stories...
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The history of childhood is one of multiplicity — so why do we tell parents such simplistic stories about it?
Out-of-Pocket Blog
More weird rules in healthcare | Out-Of-Pocket 3 liters of blood, sequential billing, COBRA, and more
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Dr Alun Withey
Should I Stay or Should I go?: Encouraging travel in the early modern period. Travel today is often portrayed as a healthy activity, good for body, mind…and what’s left of the...
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Travel today is often portrayed as a healthy activity, good for body, mind…and what’s left of the spirit!  A good holiday is generally viewed as a tonic, and holiday company advertisements extol the virtues of ‘getting away’, encountering new places, people and cultures and (if...
One Useful Thing
What Apple's AI Tells Us: Experimental Models⁴ Siri versus the machine god?
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Commoncog
Business Ecosystem Change Takes Time The birth of Sony, and the possibility that private corporations and private individuals can change...
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The birth of Sony, and the possibility that private corporations and private individuals can change broader business ecosystems.
The Convivial...
The Work of Art The Convivial Society: Vol. 5, No. 8
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Moneyness
"I didn't launder the cash, your honor. The robot did." Crypto enthusiasts protest the trial of Alexey Pertsev As the multiple Tornado Cash legal cases...
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Crypto enthusiasts protest the trial of Alexey Pertsev As the multiple Tornado Cash legal cases wend their way through courts in the Netherlands and the U.S., we continue to learn how society's money laundering laws will be applied to some of the more unique financial entities...
Arduino Blog
A DIY weather display with dedicated outdoor sensor station Weather stations are popular projects in the maker community because they’re useful and usually...
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Weather stations are popular projects in the maker community because they’re useful and usually quite affordable to construct. But most that we see are really weather information displays that gather data through the internet from stations in the region. That data is fairly...
Jim Nielsen’s Blog
Hedge Words Affirm Creative, Imaginative Thinking Mandy’s note piqued my interest so much, I started reading Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz. So far, I...
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Mandy’s note piqued my interest so much, I started reading Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz. So far, I love it! (I hope to write more about it once I’ve finished, but I’m afraid I won’t because the whole book is underlined in red pencil and I wouldn’t know where to start.) As...
Weighty Thoughts
China's AI Journey Talking to Jordan Schneider from ChinaTalk about China's technological ascent
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Adventures In...
Find and download vintage USGS topo maps The new Historical Topo Map Explorer is out of beta and ready for you to dive into a collection of...
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The new Historical Topo Map Explorer is out of beta and ready for you to dive into a collection of over 180,000 beautiful vintage USGS topo maps! Use this updated Living Atlas app to geographically browse, download, export, and even animate, these cartographic objects of joy....
Epic Web Dev
Good Code, Testable Code (article) Learn what testability means, how it relates to code complexity, and why it's essential for...
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Learn what testability means, how it relates to code complexity, and why it's essential for effective testing.
Construction Physics
How to Build an AI Data Center This piece is the first in a new series from the Institute for Progress (IFP), called Compute in...
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This piece is the first in a new series from the Institute for Progress (IFP), called Compute in America: Building the Next Generation of AI Infrastructure at Home. In this series, we examine the challenges of accelerating the American AI data center buildout. Future pieces will...
The Honest Broker
Is Silicon Valley Building Universe 25? How a creepy experiment from 1968 is eerily relevant today
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Quanta Magazine
The New Math of How Large-Scale Order Emerges The puzzle of emergence asks how regularities emerge on macro scales out of uncountable constituent...
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The puzzle of emergence asks how regularities emerge on macro scales out of uncountable constituent parts. A new framework has researchers hopeful that a solution is near. The post The New Math of How Large-Scale Order Emerges first appeared on Quanta Magazine
Working Theorys
How to Be Like Derek Guy If you spend any time on Twitter, you know the handle @dieworkwear by heart. And you know it’s the...
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If you spend any time on Twitter, you know the handle @dieworkwear by heart. And you know it’s the handle of Derek Guy, menswear expert extraordinaire. (I’m still unsure if that’s his real name, but I haven’t bothered to look it up because at this point I trust him implicitly.) I...
NeuroLogica Blog
The Moon Race is On Back in the 1960 there was a race to land people on the Moon between the US and the Soviet Union....
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Back in the 1960 there was a race to land people on the Moon between the US and the Soviet Union. This was very much a part of the cold war, with each country interested in showing off its technical prowess to the world with a technology closely related to that needed to deliver...
Nela Dunato Art &...
My policy on the use of generative AI in creative work I have never used generative AI software to produce original written content, images, code, audio,...
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I have never used generative AI software to produce original written content, images, code, audio, or video, and do not intend to in the future. All of the art, design, photography, writing, video, and audio material published on NelaDunato.com and other websites I own have been...
Rest of World -...
The rise and fall of Koo, India’s once-thriving Twitter alternative The microblogging platform — India’s first in over 10 languages — went from booming international...
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The microblogging platform — India’s first in over 10 languages — went from booming international expansion to near closure in just four years.
Retail Design Blog
CAAA restaurant by External Reference The restaurant CAAA by Pietro Catalano, located in the city of Lucerne in Switzerland, is a project...
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The restaurant CAAA by Pietro Catalano, located in the city of Lucerne in Switzerland, is a project that not only...
History Today Feed
‘Don’t Let’s Be Beastly to the Germans’ by Daniel Cowling review ‘Don’t Let’s Be Beastly to the Germans’ by Daniel Cowling review JamesHoare Mon, 06/10/2024 - 09:48
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Open Culture
How Las Vegas’ Sphere Actually Works: A Looks Inside the New $2.3 Billion Arena If the United States of America is the Roman empire of our time, surely it must have an equivalent...
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If the United States of America is the Roman empire of our time, surely it must have an equivalent of the Colosseum. A year ago, you could’ve heard a wide variety of speculations as to what structure that could possibly be. Today, many of us would simply respond with “the...
balajis.com
California Is Not A Democracy It's a one-party state. They hold elections, but the Party always wins.
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Maps Mania
The Lost Pathfinder Game
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The American Scholar
Our Pets, Our Plates In defense of the furred and the hoofed The post Our Pets, Our Plates appeared first on The American...
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In defense of the furred and the hoofed The post Our Pets, Our Plates appeared first on The American Scholar.
xkcd.com
Magnet Fishing
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Quantum Frontiers
Quantum Frontiers salutes an English teacher If I ever mention a crazy high-school English teacher to you, I might be referring to Mr. Lukacs....
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If I ever mention a crazy high-school English teacher to you, I might be referring to Mr. Lukacs. One morning, before the first bell rang, I found him wandering among the lockers, wearing a white beard and a mischievous grin. … Continue reading →
Internal Tech Emails
Facebook and Google "at Defcon 2" From: Sheryl Sandberg We really want a deep relationship – or at this point any relationship – with...
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Classical Wisdom
Weekend Roundup Myths and Metamorphoses
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African History...
a brief note on contacts between ancient African kingdoms and Rome. finding the lost city of Rhapta on the east African coast.
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Global Inequality...
The life of Maynard K. A review of Zach Carter’s “The Price of Peace”
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CONTEMPORIST
A Brightly Coloured Shelving Unit Helps To Define Areas In This Renovated Apartment Architecture and design office Dia Uno has shared photos of a refurbished apartment they completed...
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Architecture and design office Dia Uno has shared photos of a refurbished apartment they completed in a 1960s suburban neighborhood of Madrid, Spain. One of the key features of the renovated apartment is the inclusion of a metal shelving unit that’s been painted in a bright...
Old Structures...
Complaining For The Sake Of Complaining I’ve been getting ready for the upcoming construction history congress (more on that to follow in a...
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I’ve been getting ready for the upcoming construction history congress (more on that to follow in a few days) and part of that is searching for good images to use for presentation of my paper (ditto). One of the people I’m speaking about is Ole Singstad, who had a fantastic...
Seth's Blog
The half apology What a waste. Something went wrong, and the other person cared enough about the relationship to let...
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What a waste. Something went wrong, and the other person cared enough about the relationship to let you know. Perhaps they’re hoping that you can rebuild a bridge. That you can see what they see and care enough to do something about it. A half apology is a little like half a...
A Smart Bear
The Lindy Effect on startup potential On average, you're halfway to your final destination. How, then, do we not only double from here,...
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Noahpinion
Decade of the Battery A repost with some updates.
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TheCollector
How Did the Marshall Plan Help Further US Interests? undefined
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diamond geezer
London's shortest and longest High Streets Having identified London's longest and shortest High Streets, I thought I'd better visit...
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Having identified London's longest and shortest High Streets, I thought I'd better visit them. London's shortest High Street High Street (Wembley) [50 metres] The first thing that strikes you about High Street is it's on a hill, indeed this is likely how the road originally...
Anecdotal Evidence
'Each Man Can Be Judged By His Favorite Books' This I find in The Lone Heretic: A Biography of Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (1963) by Margaret Thomas...
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This I find in The Lone Heretic: A Biography of Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (1963) by Margaret Thomas Rudd, who quotes her subject: “Each man can be judged by his favorite books.” She adds of the great Spanish thinker and novelist:  “Throughout his long life Unamuno returned to...
journal – Winnie Lim
to develop compassion is to develop thinking in systems I had a lot of self-hatred when I was younger. But over the past few years it gradually eased up as...
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I had a lot of self-hatred when I was younger. But over the past few years it gradually eased up as I embarked on a journey of self-understanding. This journey wasn’t voluntary,...
Ruud van Asseldonk
AI alignment starter pack
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Essays - Benedict...
Building AI products How do we build mass-market products that change the world around a technology that gets things...
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How do we build mass-market products that change the world around a technology that gets things ‘wrong’? What does wrong mean, and how is that useful?
The Rational Walk
American Scripture A review of Pauline Maier's book, "American Scripture", which details the conditions leading up to...
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A review of Pauline Maier's book, "American Scripture", which details the conditions leading up to the drafting of the Declaration of Independence.
Flashbak
The Last Question: Hear Leonard Nimoy Read Isaac Asimov’s Best Short Story Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) liked one of his stories above all others – more than...
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Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) liked one of his stories above all others – more than the 500 or so stories he wrote or edited, including the bestselling I, Robot, the Foundation series and Lecherous Limericks. The story is The Last Question. First published in the...
Probably...
Which Standard Deviation? It’s another installment in Data Q&A: Answering the real questions with Python. Previous...
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It’s another installment in Data Q&A: Answering the real questions with Python. Previous installments are available from the Data Q&A landing page. standard_dev Which Standard Deviation¶ Here’s a question from the Reddit statistics forum. When do we use N and when N-1 for...
Explorations of an...
A Month In Northern Peru, Part 8: Pale-billed Antpittas In The Elfin Forest (February 10, 2024) February 10, 2024 The Pale-billed Antpitta is a large, fancy-looking Grallaria antpitta only found...
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February 10, 2024 The Pale-billed Antpitta is a large, fancy-looking Grallaria antpitta only found in the high Andes of northern Peru. Because of its proclivity towards dense forest with an abundance of bamboo, there are few places where this species can be easily found. These...
Nelson's Weblog
PreSonus Eris speakers PreSonus makes good computer speakers. They’re marketed as “reference monitors” but at $100 for a...
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PreSonus makes good computer speakers. They’re marketed as “reference monitors” but at $100 for a small set I have my doubts about their referenceness. Fortunately I have a tin ear and they sound just fine for my computer playing YouTube videos, compressed music, games. ...
Twelve Mile Circle –...
Cicada Chase, Day 2 The first day of cicada chasing exceeded expectations and we hoped for similar results on the...
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The first day of cicada chasing exceeded expectations and we hoped for similar results on the second. However the weather began to change overnight with downpours possible during daylight hours. Local meteorologists predicted a line of thunderstorms rolling through the Midwest,...
Saturday Morning...
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Remember Click here to go see the bonus panel! Hovertext: I was in a train station a few years ago and all...
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Click here to go see the bonus panel! Hovertext: I was in a train station a few years ago and all the women were dressed like it was the eighties. Went back to my farm and emerged a year later to see all the men had developed mustaches as a kind of reflexive mating...
Nothing Human
Searching for the Root of the Tree of Evil The world is full of problems: Pain, poverty, illness, war, pollution, to pick a few among...
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The world is full of problems: Pain, poverty, illness, war, pollution, to pick a few among thousands. Many of us feel like we need to Do Something about these problems. There’s just one problem (sorry):
Liz Denys
Save Congestion Pricing! Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced an intention to "indefinitely pause" the scheduled rollout of...
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Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced an intention to "indefinitely pause" the scheduled rollout of congestion pricing on June 30. Your voice is urgently needed to stand up for a funded MTA with increased accessibility, a healthy planet, and good government in New York. Stop a $15...
David Heinemeier...
Visions of the future Nothing gets me quite as fired up as discovering the future early and undistributed. That feeling of...
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Nothing gets me quite as fired up as discovering the future early and undistributed. That feeling of realizing that something is simply better, and the only reason it hasn't taken off yet is because the world hasn't realized it. It's amazing, and it's how I'm feeling about Linux...
brr
South Pole Water Infrastructure Fresh water from snow, at 70 below!
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computers are bad
2024-06-08 dmv.org The majority of US states have something called a "Department of Motor Vehicles," or DMV. Actually,...
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The majority of US states have something called a "Department of Motor Vehicles," or DMV. Actually, the universality of the term "DMV" seems to be overstated. A more general term is "motor vehicle administrator," used for example by the American Association of Motor Vehicle...
The Marginalian
Swan Sky: A Bittersweet Vintage Japanese Meditation on Love, Loss, and the Eternal Consolations of... To me, what makes the majestic migration of birds so moving is that it is a living spell against...
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To me, what makes the majestic migration of birds so moving is that it is a living spell against abandonment. No one is leaving and no one is being left in this unison of movement along a vector of common purpose. It is the only instance I know of a transition that is not a...
Citation Needed
Issue 59 – Hot damn, this is going to get interesting quickly Are US legislators warming to crypto? The SEC approves Ethereum ETPs, and a crypto bill gets through...
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Mazdak
Understanding the Stock Market Cycle The stock market cycle is a crucial concept for investors aiming to navigate the financial markets...
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The stock market cycle is a crucial concept for investors aiming to navigate the financial markets effectively. It represents the period from a market low to a peak and back again. Understanding the dynamics behind these cycles can help investors maintain their strategies during...
The Modern House
Luke Edward Hall: the artist and designer pulls back the curtain to reveal his colourful life story A boundless creative with a uniquely romantic, rainbow-hued aesthetic, Luke Edward Hall has...
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A boundless creative with a uniquely romantic, rainbow-hued aesthetic, Luke Edward Hall has reinvigorated our appetite for English Country House Style – and embroidered velvet slippers. For this week’s episode of Homing In, Matt Gibberd gets the invitation we’ve all been waiting...
Archinect - Features
Just Finished Architecture School? Here's Some Advice As the 2023/2024 academic year draws to a close, architecture graduates across the United States are...
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As the 2023/2024 academic year draws to a close, architecture graduates across the United States are preparing for the next stage in their design career, be it through employment, further education, journeys into adjacent fields, and beyond. If you are one of the many graduates...
Identity Designed
The Dinner Ladies Designed by Universal Favourite, Sydney.
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Josh Collinsworth
For whatever it's worth: my advice on job hunting in tech A collection of things I've learned over my decade in the industry, on how and where to look for...
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A collection of things I've learned over my decade in the industry, on how and where to look for jobs, applying, interviewing, and all those fun things. For whatever it's worth.
Diaries of Note
The whole Channel is filled with little ships Exactly 80 years ago today, the world held its breath as the Allied forces launched the largest...
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Exactly 80 years ago today, the world held its breath as the Allied forces launched the largest seaborne invasion in history, marking the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany’s occupation of Europe. Among the thousands of brave soldiers who set out to liberate the continent was...
Archinect - Features
What Europe Can (and Can’t) Tell the US About Architectural Licensure In the third part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure, we reflect on what the United States can learn...
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In the third part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure, we reflect on what the United States can learn from the architecture licensure models of other nations. While doing so, we speak with Peggy Deamer, Professor Emerita of Yale University's School of Architecture, whose book...
alexwlchan
The surprising utility of a Flickr URL parser → As part of my work at the Flickr Foundation, I wrote a little Python library that can be used to...
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As part of my work at the Flickr Foundation, I wrote a little Python library that can be used to parse Flickr URLs. For example: $ flickr_url_parser 'https://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4727552068/' {"type": "single_photo", "photo_id": "4727552068"} This started...
David Heinemeier...
Introducing Omakub Linux can look and feel so good, but it often doesn't out of the box. It's almost like there's a...
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Linux can look and feel so good, but it often doesn't out of the box. It's almost like there's a rite of passage in certain parts of the community where becoming an expert in the intricacies of every tool and its theming is required to prove you're a proper nerd. I think that's a...
Handprinted - Blog
Using Pearl Ex Metallic Pigments to Enhance Screen Prints Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments are metallic pigments that can be mixed into printing inks, acrylics,...
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Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments are metallic pigments that can be mixed into printing inks, acrylics, oils, encaustics and loads more. As printmakers we were keen to see how they could be used in various printmaking applications. We've tested them for relief printing and had some...
The Marginalian
On Wanting to Change: Adam Phillips on Our Capacity for Transformation "There is no description of a life without an account of the changes that are possible within it."
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The Works in...
Fixing retail with land value capture How to create beautiful shopping streets everywhere
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Computer Things
I've been thinking about tradeoffs all wrong Sup nerds, I'm back from DDD Europe! Still processing the conference and adjusting to the horrible...
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Sup nerds, I'm back from DDD Europe! Still processing the conference and adjusting to the horrible jetlag but also itching to get writing again, so let's go. The opening keynote to the conference was called "Modern Tradeoff Analysis for Software Architecture". It was mostly about...
The Modern House
Four flawless apartments provide surprising sanctuary in Peckham Rye
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Common Edge
Social Radicalism Reexamined: The Legacies of Christopher Alexander and Joseph Rykwert What these foreign-born giants of design theory brought to two American universities.
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Wuthering...
The Making of Americans as conceptual art - I have already made several diagrams Sometime I will be able to make a diagram.  I have already made several diagrams.  I will sometime...
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Sometime I will be able to make a diagram.  I have already made several diagrams.  I will sometime make a complete diagram and that will be a very long book...  (580) I am going to write about The Making of Americans as conceptual art, art where how it is made is a central part...
Atoms vs Bits
Dogs That Don't Bark I once had to end a very nice person's freelance work contract for a role which they were doing...
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I once had to end a very nice person's freelance work contract for a role which they were doing quite badly. I wrote them an email that tried to say only things that were both nice and true, such as some version of "we're wanting
On Life and Lisp
Vulkan 1.3 on the M1 in 1 month u{text-decoration-thickness:0.09em;text-decoration-color:skyblue} Finally, conformant Vulkan for the...
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u{text-decoration-thickness:0.09em;text-decoration-color:skyblue} Finally, conformant Vulkan for the M1! The new “Honeykrisp” driver is the first conformant Vulkan® for Apple hardware on any operating system, implementing the full 1.3 spec without “portability”...
Christopher Butler...
Link – Johannes Klingebiel's Personal Website johannesklingebiel.de is a really nice website and digital garden. There is so much to like on...
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johannesklingebiel.de is a really nice website and digital garden. There is so much to like on Johannes’s website — from the attention he gives to details that orient you to the site’s structure to the delicate balance between the playful and the analytical in its visual...
The Codist
Yet Another Post On Scrum, But Different Everyone hates Scrum, or at least it seems so, except for management. I did as well, but a...
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Everyone hates Scrum, or at least it seems so, except for management. I did as well, but a difference is that I started my career in 1981, long before the hordes of Scrums took root. 1981, you say, so you must have done Waterfall, so you are old and have
The DESK Magazine
5 hard truths for young designers Stop reading right now if you’re looking for feel-good advice. This is not going to be that kind of...
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Stop reading right now if you’re looking for feel-good advice. This is not going to be that kind of article.
Wuthering...
Stein's style - Mostly no one will be wanting to listen, I am certain Not many find it interesting this way I am realizing every one, not any I am just now hearing, and...
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Not many find it interesting this way I am realizing every one, not any I am just now hearing, and it is so completely an important thing, it is a complete thing in understanding, I am going on writing, I am going on now with a description of all whom Alfred Hersland came to know...
The History of the...
Beware the cloud of hype We don't know how this AI thing will turn out, but there is much to be learned from the cycles of...
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We don't know how this AI thing will turn out, but there is much to be learned from the cycles of hype that have already occurred on the web. The post Beware the cloud of hype appeared first on The History of the Web.
Blog - Practical...
The Most Confusing Part of the Power Grid [Note that this article is a transcript of the video embedded above.] In March of 1989, Earth...
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[Note that this article is a transcript of the video embedded above.] In March of 1989, Earth experienced one of its strongest geomagnetic storms in modern history. It all started when scientists observed a cluster of sunspots—active, magnetic areas on the sun's surface—emerging...
Common Edge
It’s Time to Blur the Boundaries Between Town and Gown University campus planning should look outward to the surrounding city.
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The Modern House
Inside the light-filled rural hideaway of legendary artists Langlands & Bell
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elementary Blog
Happy Pride! Have Some Updates! This month we have some surprise updates for OS 7, including new releases of GNOME apps and a big...
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This month we have some surprise updates for OS 7, including new releases of GNOME apps and a big update for Mail. Plus Wayland is here, there’s a new way to manage Drivers, and we’re shipping Flathub by default! And don’t forget Platform 8 is now ready for developers. Read ahead...
Wuthering...
everything in a being is always repeating - reading Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans Since I actually read the thing for some reason I will write some notes on Gertrude Stein’s enormous...
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Since I actually read the thing for some reason I will write some notes on Gertrude Stein’s enormous The Making of Americans: Being a History of a Family’s Progress (1925).  It is a monster.  Why did I read it?  No, that is not the right questions.  There are good reasons to read...
The Marginalian
John Quincy Adams on Impostor Syndrome and the True Measure of Success “You will never get any more out of life than you expect,” Bruce Lee wrote to himself. All...
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“You will never get any more out of life than you expect,” Bruce Lee wrote to himself. All expectation is a story of the possible. Every person lives inside a story of who they are, what they are worth, and what is possible for their life, and suffers in proportion to how...
AI Snake Oil
Scientists should use AI as a tool, not an oracle How AI hype leads to flawed research that fuels more hype
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Patterns in Humanity
The myth of the Nordic rehabilitative paradise Interpreting recidivism rates and understanding their causes
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Archinect - Features
How the Business of Architecture and Construction Fared in May 2024: Introducing Archinect's... Welcome to the first of Archinect's new monthly series, 'State of AEC.' At the end of each month, we...
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Welcome to the first of Archinect's new monthly series, 'State of AEC.' At the end of each month, we will guide you through the latest analyses, indexes, and trends on how the architecture and construction industries are performing economically. As we approach the midway point of...
Common Edge
Light, Empathy, and Silence: The Architecture of Marina Tabassum A Q&A with the celebrated Bangladeshi designer.
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Steve Blank
You’re Invited: Hacking for Defense and Lean LaunchPad Final Presentations Join us for the final presentations of our two Stanford classes this Tuesday June 4th and Wednesday...
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Join us for the final presentations of our two Stanford classes this Tuesday June 4th and Wednesday June 5th. Tuesday = Hacking for Defense Wednesday = Lean Launchpad The presentations just get better every year.  Attend in person or via Zoom. This year AI seems to be part of...
Julia Evans
New zine: How Git Works! Hello! I’ve been writing about git on here nonstop for months, and the git zine is FINALLY done! It...
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Hello! I’ve been writing about git on here nonstop for months, and the git zine is FINALLY done! It came out on Friday! You can get it for $12 here: https://wizardzines.com/zines/git, or get an 14-pack of all my zines here. Here’s the cover: the table of contents Here’s the table...
Alice GG
Create a presskit in 10 minutes with Milou Talking to the press is an inevitable part of marketing a game or software. To make the journalist’s...
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Talking to the press is an inevitable part of marketing a game or software. To make the journalist’s job easier, it’s a good idea to put together a press kit. The press kit should contain all the information someone could want to write an article about your product, as well as...
Data Boutique
Historical data now available on DataBoutique.com Web scraped historical data access
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