Fast food restaurants frequently use Columbus Ohio to test out new products because the demographics of the city closely resemble those of the country as a whole
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/tilbots/status/1476692939929755652
TIL gwern time stamps his archives on the bitcoin blockchain https://www.gwern.net/Archiving-URLs
“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts” - Richard Feynman
“I think we live in an unscientific age in which almost all the buffeting of communications and television-words, books, and so on-are unscientific. As a result, there is a considerable amount of intellectual tyranny in the name of science.” - Richard Feynman
“If you don’t follow the experts you are anti-Science and ignorant” -M5M
“That’s dangerous because I (an expert) represent the science” - Fauci
Upton Sinclair wrote The Fasting Cure over 100 years ago. Free on Gutenburg. https://archive.org/details/fastingcure00sinciala
A short read. Upton says that a proper fast should only be done to fix something mental or physical and then no fasting unless you are trying to fix something. I lost 35 lbs in 2 weeks before my hanger not hunger got to me. Weight came back in 2 months because incomplete fast. Will restart. On the water fast you can drink what you like. Half of the book is letters from his readers.
Everyone’s concerned about federated social social networks. We should really be talking about federated energy
Adding solar panels to my 2022 todo list
Honestly federated was the natural state of the world for most of history. Centralized control was only possible as technologies developed to enable mature economies of scale. So federated systems are way more Lindy than centralized systems.
After thinking about this I don’t think it makes much sense. ActivityPub is more like a conversation, Gemini is more like a publication. I would just cross post a link back to the gemini post instead of posting full text of the gemlog into activitypub
NixOS Mailserver ✉️ 21.11 was just released!
Project repository: https://gitlab.com/simple-nixos-mailserver/nixos-mailserver
Warp drive is in our future https://thedebrief.org/darpa-funded-researchers-accidentally-create-the-worlds-first-warp-bubble/
Going 100% fedi in 2022
nix, bitcoin, emacs, etc
Bitcoin Maston Instance