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February 19 2020

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Picking Bad Stocks
On the news a few days later: "Buzz is building around the so-called 'camping Roomba' after a big investment. Preorders have spiked, and..."

February 17 2020

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Phylogenetic Tree
And I was kicked out of my March Madness pool because I wouldn't shut up about the evidence for NBA/ABA endosymbiosis.

February 14 2020

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Further Research is Needed
Further research is needed to fully understand how we managed to do such a good job.
Reposted bySanthejarlaxletichgaUncommonSensemolotovcupcakePuck152athalisnitrovent

February 12 2020

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Blockchain
Blockchains are like grappling hooks, in that it's extremely cool when you encounter a problem for which they're the right solution, but it happens way too rarely in real life.

February 10 2020

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Leap Smearing
Some people suspect that it started as a "No, I didn't forget Valentine's Day" excuse that got out of hand.

February 07 2020

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Tax AI
I ended up getting my tax return prepared at a local place by a really friendly pretrained neural net named Greg.

February 05 2020

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Satellite
If you're going to let it burn up, make sure it happens over the deep end of the bathtub and not any populated parts of the house!

February 03 2020

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Cicadas
After a while you adjust to the new cicadian rhythm.

January 31 2020

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Parker Solar Probe
It will get within 9 or 10 Sun-diameters of the "bottom" (the Sun's surface) which seems pretty far when you put it that way, but from up here on Earth it's practically all the way down.

January 30 2020

January 29 2020

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Worst Thing That Could Happen
Before I install any patch, I always open the patch notes and Ctrl-F for 'supervolcano', 'seagull', and 'garbage disposal', just to be safe.

January 28 2020

oelsen
A large number of installed systems work by fiat.  That is, they work
by being declared to work.
		
— -- Anatol Holt

January 27 2020

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Reaction Maps
If Google Maps stops letting you navigate to (Clay County District) A in West Virginia, you can try Jump, OH -> Ina, IL -> Big Hole, TX.

January 24 2020

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Networking Problems
LOOK, THE LATENCY FALLS EVERY TIME YOU CLAP YOUR HANDS AND SAY YOU BELIEVE

January 23 2020

January 22 2020

oelsen
Life is not a *.doc
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Solar System Changes
"Actually, Jupiter already has a very impressive ring system!" --someone who knows Jupiter is within earshot

January 20 2020

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Unsubscribe Message
A mix of the two is even worse: 'Thanks for unsubscribing and helping us pare this list down to reliable supporters.'
Reposted byshikajidarksideofthemoontichgavairanaichbeq

January 17 2020

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