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I'm all about org-mode and babel (not *that* Babel) working out of the box with Doom Emacs to let me eval C code inline. (Finally getting to K&R, h/t @arm )

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A couple days back, I wrote up my best understanding of what happened with /r/wallstreetbets and meme stocks like Gamestop, trying to show how all the different, seemingly contradictory takes on the underlying financial stuff could all be true.

pluralistic.net/2021/01/28/pay

In the days since, a new series of contradictory takes has emerged, these ones disputing the meaning of this bizarre financial spectacle, and likewise what response, if any is warranted as it unfurls.

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Love it when I find a tool for beautifying json in vim (:%!python -m json.tool) and think "I should add this to something like <leader>j in my .vimrc..."

Only to realize I already did this.

Smart me is smart, but only when I remember I'm smart.

"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.

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