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Inside X, The Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google

https://www.wired.com/story/alphabet-google-x-innovation-loon-wing-graduation/

Yeah, I know, the topical thing about Google right now is that everyone is walking out to protest their executives for sexual harrassment. Here's an article about the remaining part of Google that isn't full of SJW bullshit. (I'm not against the harrassment claims btw, I just think 60% of the employees walking out for a day is stupid as if it would change anything)

November 3, 2018

The Agave Plant's Asparagus Death Fetish

https://www.theawl.com/2017/06/the-agave-plants-asparagus-death-fetish/

Agave is this spiny, giant ground artichoke looking thing that is used to make sugary syrup and alcohol I think. Did you know it's genetically related to Asparagus??

November 2, 2018

You Graduated Cum Laude? So Did Everyone Else

https://www.wsj.com/articles/you-graduated-cum-laude-so-did-everyone-else-1530523801

Whelp. You and I both know this has been coming for a long time. School is bullshit. Tests is bullshit. And grades are bullshit.

October 31, 2018

Stack Trace Art

http://thehumbleprogrammer.com/stack-trace-art/

Useless. But amusing I guess.

October 21, 2018

Why Atheletes Need a 'Quiet Eye'

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180627-is-quiet-eye-the-secret-to-success-for-athletes

This is pretty cool. I do notice from my own anecdotal evidence that I do better when I'm staring for prolonged periods at something I'm working on in a physical setting.

October 19, 2018

Negative Base

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_base

This is a nice party trick you can break out to make people hate you and think you're a huge tool.

October 16, 2018

Look at these goddamn links

Hey maaan, these snippets from the internet are p. cool imo. You should check them out. I think you should waste a bunch of time looking at them. It's totally worth it.


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