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".
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@xahlee He speaks elegantly, for sure. However, he is too passive-aggressive and takes a stance of denial and belief in unbiased meritocracy, which is worrisome and not entirely true. Biases exist. The only thing I agree from his arguments is that preferential hiring is not a solution. The rest are atrocious. In contrast, his opponent has a more open stance, IMHO.
Two of my favourite youtube channels collaborate to talk about #fluidmechanics. How cool!
@rtwx It definetely asks you to donate those "ransom money" to charity.
@e4rache Are those bridges Monads in Haskell?
Want to know the why and how of functional programming?
Here's a great video for you.
Functional Programming in 40 Minutes
2000: "Don't be evil"
2015: "Do the right thing"
So it is OK to be evil?
For those who don't know
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.)
@daviding Let's just be glad that neither Microsoft nor Oracle bought it.
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