In "The Tree Who Set Healthy Boundaries," Topher Payne rewrites the ending of "Giving Tree" to unpick the expert, Silversteinien knot of shitty ideas tied so well that you can easily miss them.
Not only is this hilarious stuff, it's also incredibly, VISCERALLY satisfying, as the tree tells off the boy for being such a colossal asshole.
This interview about "the child care crises" exposes some pretty glaring misunderstandings about economics, and also basic ethics of personal/social responsibility, but I still think there are some good points here worth reading and thinking about. https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/07/23/child-care-crisis-pandemic-economy-impact-women-380412
A pocket-sized ESP32 display board with 180µW Always On Display and Gyro controls, created by @MaxK94.
Learn more: http://ed.gr/cnxrf
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1284729799605473281
Where can I find people who use RSS to consume feeds, and who republish the curated best articles of those feeds? I want to follow those peoples' republished feeds, in order to discover new feeds to add to my own reader (and new curators to follow).
You know, like twitter/mastodon, but for RSS. Like Google Reader. Or TheOldReader.
(I'm currently using News+
and TinyTinyRSS inside Sandstorm, so I don't have an easy way to republish articles.)
I've been previewing the new @OpenAI API, and honestly despite myself I was a bit nervous when I typed "go ahead and try it." It's that good.
Very excited about this! I've loved my Gemini from Planet Computers; its two major drawbacks are (1) terrible back camera and (2) hard to use with one hand. Looks like their next project, the Astro, will solve these without compromising its wonderful 100wpm+ keyboard.
It is proven! I am abliss on Keybase: https://keybase.io/abliss/sigchain#080a19625fcb3855c5bceb0c5a0cefa42b4654ded1d4c2ce49c33ffe0c4ac8f60f
There's a word that (I now realize) I was missing from my lexicon and I needed it without realizing it. The word is "Doomsurfing". https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/automobiles/coronavirus-doomsurfing.html
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