Damian Barr on Twitter: “We are not all in the same boat. We are all in the same storm. Some are on super-yachts. Some have just the one oar.”
When the full story of COVID-19 is known, I believe we’re going to see the real cost of not having a transparent society with (mostly) open communications, and it is going to be outrageously enormous.
Change of seasons - getting de-iced at DEN
This article raises a question: is the risk of wildfires greater with grid-scale, distributed electricity, or with home-scale, local generation?
Leaving Montauk. Great weather this weekend…
Nice sunset in CO
Another dangerous play by the Blues. Thanks NHL - you’ve got the final you wanted.
“Don’t be the best. Be the only.” - Jerry Garcia
h/t to Kevin Kelly
Good post by Benedict Evans on evolution of people and algorithms. There’s an important last point that he doesn’t get to: training-based machine learning is only as good as the teachers, i.e. the humans that create the training data. Cats are easy, but not everything is.
Great essay by Jen Bernstein on environmentalism and local activities.
Thank got its π+1 day. Spent all of pi day being barraged with spam from MIT for their 24-hour challenge. Every MIT organization I’ve ever interacted with was separately hitting me up for $$.
Zeno’s flight delay: 2 hours, then 1 hour, then 30min…..
Boarding flight to LA after great Super Bowl win last night. Fellow passengers supporting tons of Pats gear!
Merry Christmas to my fellow Christians!
All done decorating for our XMAS party
One of the greatest sports commentators passes away. Paul Sherwen, NBC Sports cycling analyst, dies at 62 – OlympicTalk
Getting lots of “last chance to save” emails today. Somehow I doubt that.
This is why you should pay attention to NetNewsWire: freeom+passion+experience
Interesting thoughts on the future of vehicles in cities.
2018 World Series Champs! Great team effort.
I’m a fan of the theory of carbon prices/taxes/fees/etc, but their real-world implementations end up far from the ideal. Cliff Mass details his issues with I-1631 in Washington state.