How it rains on the sun: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/unexpected-rain-on-sun-links-two-solar-mysteries
technical death metal generated by neural network and streamed 24/7
it can do vocals and riffs that are physically impossible for humans
but it must do them endlessly forever
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I wrote—and deleted—a long thread about meeting a young programmer who had blind contempt for any language/framework/stack that was more than 2 years old.
TL;DW: Every language is a temporary fix for a transitory problem. It's revolutionary now, it'll be eye-rolling later.
Young programmers don't become (grumpy) old ones without letting go of the specifics, holding on to the lessons, and always ready to learn the next thing.
"Catholics allowed to eat muskrat during lent."
Church not making the right changes to lure me back.
Somehow missed this part of the California Gold Rush: Protein hungry miners drove the price of eggs to $1 each (in 1849 money). And so began a violent turf war over eggs on tiny, harsh, Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea.
Oregon Trail, but told from the POV of displaced indigenous people. https://indianlandtenure.itch.io/when-rivers-were-trails
Trouble with words. Writing Science/Fiction & Technology. Pragmatic optimism.
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