"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse."

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
(1500–1558)

Jk (kind of): bought a book on applied category theory, and another on computer architecture.

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My phone rang with an unfamiliar local number. A calm voice on the other end introduced itself as an FBI special agent with the LA office. I pointed out that this was an unlikely claim and asked for a switchboard number I could call back on.

The agent said this was an entirely reasonable thing to do. A few minutes later, I was back on the phone with him.

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J: It’s nice out here, in Dripping Springs.
This guy:

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AI strength coach as a Service. Partner with clothing brand (UA, Lululemon) to provide a free set a workout clothes that have markers printed on them, to help the AI more effectively track limbs in space. Sell more of the clothes, but only to subscribers.

Slack is down. At first, it was just Messaging and Connections, but now, everything is listed as an outage. Where do we bet on what the root cause will be revealed to be?

status.slack.com/

Published two back-dated blog posts, so it looks like I did something other than read books last year. 💪

newschematic.org/blog/

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I used to blow my Xmas cash on weed. Now, I blow it on programming books I don’t have time to read.

Problem: misunderstanding intent & tone of toots/tweets, especially between strangers; ie is this person being facetious?

Possible solution: color highlighting of messages in timeline to denote different tones

Or not — the fonts render fine on my phone, and I’m on the same network.

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Maybe not actually broken. Could be just the Pi-Hole getting wild.

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Updated Hugo, and my blog theme broke. So, new theme coming up!

It’s time to once again start shopping around my new acronym — ICYGAS: in case you give a shit.

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