I saw that mathematics was split up into numerous specialties, each of which could easily absorb the short lifetime granted to us.

⇐ Einstein

This above all: to thine own self be true.

⇐ Hamlet

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"If we’ve learned anything over the past 150 years, it is that you can have democracy or you can have monopolies, but you can’t have both".


Karl Popper: "In a free market, the laws and forces of supply and demand are free from any intervention by a government or other authority."


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Good to see an article like this from someone like the ABC, abc.net.au/news/2021-02-21/whe.

“But in a country with so little civil society infrastructure, our heavy reliance on a corporation to provide such a fundamental public service is deeply problematic.

Facebook, Inc. doesn't care about your fundraiser or political protest.

It couldn't care less about your art exhibition.”

One cubic meter of air at sea level and 15 deg C weighs about:


Texas libertarians: We don't need your regulations heah.
US Gov: Alrighty then.

Big cold descends on Texas.

T-Libs: Uhmm, wait a minute.
USGov: Mmm hmm?

Open, searchable, community-built, net radio stations resource (29000+ stations):


Got a little emotional seeing Percy land safely on Mars today. Maybe it's the past year or four.

The square root of 10 (handy for estimating the side of an area) is closest to what value:

All right, I disabled all 'media hidden' prefs on Fosstodon, found some on another instance still hidden.

Clear my cache or what?

BBC's 'Blue Peter' (strange name for a TV show) shows the proper modern way to ring up a buddy.


Give me an app:

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