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So there was a big protest today by schoolkids who blew off school and marched in the streets over government inaction on climate change.
The Prime Minister has said they should be less activist and focus on their schooling instead.
I just saw this sign. These kids are great.
Many when in cold climate will just stick with the initial instinct and what more are taught: Shut your jacket and keep all clothes airtight.
Well, that's not always right.
As my army trainer told us,
the natives of Sapmi have clothes that include a belt over the jacket which is normally kept tight, but if they expect long time physical exercise, they remove the belt to ensure the jacket drops from being short to instead medium-length and allows for air to circulate from bottom to top so that the sweat is allowed out.
If it's not allowed out while excretion is anyway heating your body, it will remain while you generate less heat and then it will cool you way more than "nature intended" long term.
That's why you'll find those "annoying" strings mid/bottom of any kind of serious winter outdoors jackets. Open them UP before doing heavy work.
Today something really freaky happened. There was a talk by a energy storage startup company guy, who ended up mentioning a thing about nuclear waste disposal, and how there is an effort to make warning signs last forever.
Yesterday, I had Y-Tube on autoplay and I just watched a 9 month old Vox video on just that
A classic example of Evil G's recommendation engine at play, spreading agenda.
One down, five to go. "Stephen Fry in America".
Two of my favourite youtube channels collaborate to talk about #fluidmechanics. How cool!
Want to know the why and how of functional programming?
Here's a great video for you.
Functional Programming in 40 Minutes
Did you know that vim's `:w` command can pipe the saved buffer directly to a shell command? I didn't: in the past, I'd done things like `:w` and then `:! wc -w %` to count the words in a file. But I could do the same thing with `:w !wc -w`! Even better, `:w` can operate on a text object, so a command like `vip:w !wc -w` will count the words in the current paragraph!
(And if, like me, you use vim for tooting, `:w !wc -c` gives you the chars in the current toot.)
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