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2023-12-29 02:59:44
2024-02-28 16:33:34

When you set your paperclip optimizers to optimize for "engagement," this is the obvious, inevitable result.
2024-01-27 20:45:38

Latest book on the list for this year: Maus.
I read somewhere recently that this book had been banned from some US schools, which seems like a good reason to finally get around to reading it.
And as it's #Caturday too, here's a photo of our own little old lady reading #Maus on

A mad lies on a sofa looking at a black and white graphic book while stroking a black cat lying along side him.
2024-02-28 13:03:00 I’m not following. Social attacks happen here regularly and nothing about decentralization prevents scams. Heck scams over email are pervasive.
2023-12-28 16:18:10

Science Lab: Dallas needs ‘p = mv’ for 2023 playoffs

Falling inflation, rising growth give U.S. the world’s best recovery
The European economy, hobbled by unfamiliar weakness in Germany, is barely growing. China is struggling to recapture its sizzle. And Japan continues to disappoint.

But in the United States, it’s a different story.
Here, despite lingering consumer angst over inflation, the surprisingly strong economy is outperforming all of its major trading partners.

Since 2020, the United States has powered throu…
2024-02-28 16:31:47

No entiendo a la gente que sigue ahí "porque tiene mucha difusión"
2023-12-27 23:37:15
Content warning: Barbenheimer

The year's almost over and I can say I've caught up and watched Barbenheimer (yes, both films). If they are supposed to be the height of cinema then our standards are shockingly low. Granted, it's possible to have a 5-minute conversation on the subject matter of both films, but then that's easy enough with almost any picture. No, as I did before seeing them, I still think Barbenheimer is merely a testament to manufactured viral "must-see" movie marketing. That's…
2024-01-28 22:22:06

It's possible that the recent arctic weather moved some Rough-legged Hawks out of the Dakota/Nebraska region to my patch of Flyover Country here in Kansas. On our first sunny day in about two weeks I got out for some photography, and found three Rough-legged Hawks. I don't recall ever seeing that many in one day here before! Here are some shots of them.

Black-and-white hawk, flying against a blue sky
Black-and-white hawk, flying against a blue sky
White-headed black-bellied hawk perched on a utility pole
2023-11-29 02:30:22

NASA’s #Dragonfly mission, a rotorcraft to explore #Saturn’s moon #Titan, has been authorized to proceed with work on final mission design and fabrication, known as Phase C, during fiscal year (FY) 2024: - the agency is postponing formal confirmation of the mission (including its total cost and schedule) until mid-2024, following the release of the FY 2025 President’s Budget Request.