"Camera and smartphone sales by year showing the explosive growth of smartphones compared to standalone cameras. By 2015, smartphone sales dwarfed traditional camera sales, and the numbers have only become more extreme since then"

dxomark.com/smartphones-vs-cam

What lies beneath (Demmeringstraße, Leipzig) - a bunch of tubes

Genius-level spice storage at gf's new flat: metal plate stuck under shelf with 'power strips'; small, shoulderless jars; small, powerful magnets under each lid.

Roller ball pen refill procedure: youtube.com/watch?v=OmyJEsU4Jg

❌ uni-ball eye (pen featured in video: pen writes very faintly and unevenly, based on my experience and the other people who tried)

βœ… stabilo worker (easier (simpler construction) and works fine)

Do you know when global population *growth rate* peaked? "The answer may surprise you" ourworldindata.org/future-popu (Forward to all your Matlhusian edge-buddies)

Dr. Stone is a great mix of cheesy, epic and funny. Can recommend.

Screenshots from 'the flowering of the hippy movement' jstor.org/stable/1037113?seq=1 a personal account + interviews about the original hippy scene, and the reasons for its demise.

Spoiler: free-riding off of ideological volunteerism 🀷 Is this a counterpart to the Paradox of Tolerancem

My friend works in a small, organic garden in the west of Leipzig.

They recently just got one of these seeders to reduce the pain-staking work of seeding

Looks like a πŸ™ Pricey, ~1000€. (Still) made by a small german firm it seems. saetechnik.de/en/home-2/

I'm working though the German bureaucracy right now, which is not fun.

When you register as a resident, you get a 'PersΓΆnliche/Steuerliche Identifikationsnummer' (Personal/Tax ID)

Interestingly, it has built in error detection: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steuerli according to ISO/IEC 7064 de.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO/IEC_ (both links DE)

Basically, the last/11th digit indicates if the first 10 were an acceptable combination.

Here, anyone out there seen/have/played with Turing Tumble? turingtumble.com/

It's a marble-powered, Turing-complete computer 'game'!

At €60, in no rush to buy tho.

"In 2019, OpenAI LP received a US$1 billion investment from Microsoft." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenAI

"Why did OpenAI choose to release an API instead of open-sourcing the models?" openai.com/blog/openai-api/

😴 😴 😴 😴 😴 😴

Well, you can change your fucking project name for a start

PSA for bespectacled individuals πŸ‘“

Lenses made or coated with plastic (probably most by now) can 'craze' at high temperatures. That means lots of microfractures which make your glasses seem 'smudged' however much you clean them 😱

Found this out after going to a sauna with them on πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

Will get the frames 'reglazed' soon: getting new lenses in old frames is way cheaper than whole new specs πŸ‘

Utterly cursed UI... three drop-downs to select a day of the month that isn't the 1st-5th or last 😳

I like Gnome Evolution better than any other system I've come across, but stuff like this leaves me confused and amused!

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