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I would like to understand things better, but I don’t want to understand them perfectly —Hofstadter

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@wheatpond @_tessr @danrobinson ...I confess I did this once and had the crew running back and forth fixing the rea… https://t.co/wjYJHFknWt @wheatpond @_tessr @danrobinson Sabotaging lights might be the best play here, and then going for a "stack kill" fo… https://t.co/t55ru9DhxB @danrobinson @wheatpond @_tessr (And of course, if the imposters are buddies, the crew is kinda screwed -- but that… https://t.co/CFQtf2cOtM @danrobinson @wheatpond @_tessr Yes, it's hard to beat because you're automatically "sus" if your buddy goes missin… https://t.co/L2vNTQlyXF @calebspare @_tessr the meta-metagame is to be really bad at imposter so that people trust you more IRLWhat people resent about normies is not their specific attitudes or tastes, but their lack of intentionality. It's… https://t.co/THitDpKJNk @pcmonk Advantages: related identifiers are automatically grouped when sorted lexicographically; typing 'err' immed… https://t.co/gWkxrHJRbR @pcmonk Oh, another important rule: plan for greppability, and increasingly, for autocomplete. In Go, related const… https://t.co/jxkYisDVAX @pcmonk Modern programmers treat Hungarian notation like the plague, but it definitely has its uses. Another rule… https://t.co/02T6l0V2dW
10/20
2020
@robert_mariani when americans complain that your so-called "sweet" tea only has 42g of sugar https://t.co/6jRn1uEV13 @paymog @SiaTechHQ 2) Computers aren't going to break a modern encryption cipher in the foreseeable future. This is… https://t.co/kRJ4QCRUiQ @paymog @SiaTechHQ not sure what the context is, but: 1) Sia uses shard-then-encrypt; if you encrypt-then-shard, h… https://t.co/7RSNoIXTLK @jgarzik @danheld @PatrickManfra @yuris @paulg @SiaTechHQ Sure, we see bounties like that every so often. Most comm… https://t.co/TAt1wQ1eKJ @wheatpond wait I forgot this was supposed to be things no one would guess about me, my bad @wheatpond (my 40-line PB is 34 seconds. I also briefly held the Tetris Friends world record by writing an AutoHotK… https://t.co/dC39ArQliK @wheatpond Same but Tetris @jgarzik @danheld @PatrickManfra @yuris @paulg @SiaTechHQ There's a support doc here: https://t.co/OEDsfga3xq And… https://t.co/aiLYzApfhMwhat the heck https://t.co/FLtT0lkA9j @jgarzik @danheld @PatrickManfra @yuris @paulg @SiaTechHQ Got it, I thought you meant something like BIP32 for ed25… https://t.co/ZoyDRA9zCB @jgarzik @danheld @PatrickManfra @yuris @paulg @SiaTechHQ Can you elaborate on HD wallets? We've considered adding… https://t.co/o9MhcSunV6there are people walking around who were enlightened in an instant. nothing changed, of course. they kept scrubbing… https://t.co/VeGtjol7KD @nosilverv Had this realization while visiting a monastery -- noticed that every aspect of their lives was optimize… https://t.co/UTD6ly48cSBegin your storage day with a 10-hour SMART extended self-test. (Soon to be a @SiaTechHQ host) #blockchainhttps://t.co/XQ55kWwIVL
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10/19
2020
woke up early this morning and felt like a zombie for the next few hours, remembered that this is how I felt every… https://t.co/icf3yTQaNH @nic__carter Blockchains should be as simple as possible, but no simpler.
10/18
2020
@richie_nixonluv @elegiac_images my dream is to live deep in the woods with one of these in a nearby clearing
10/17
2020
Have we gone too far? Storing whole puppies in decentralized systems? https://t.co/HUOmBiUasn
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10/16
2020
"As I've gotten older, it's become _______ for me to 'talk straight' with other people." (i.e. directly address th… https://t.co/nloVR3kRYh
10/15
2020
@MarcinJachymiak $GBP bags were getting too heavydoomscrolling with my pinkie knuckle because my fingers are covered in breadcrumbs"What a brilliant idea! I don't even need to bother writing it down, because as soon as I see the problem again, th… https://t.co/hZ6ZMVMJSY
10/14
2020
Does your current phone have a case on it? Have you ever damaged a phone (any phone) by dropping it?Jump King is making me rage in the best way -- very reminiscent of IWBTG (and of course, Getting Over It). I love g… https://t.co/UE350Z2hsF @richie_nixonluv the "screwdriver" operators are actually great @richie_nixonluv prepare yourself https://t.co/WwZM45QqLq
10/13
2020
Figured out how to make my own Heath bars, rip my blood sugarwow toffee is literally just butter and sugar? No wonder it tastes so good @ID_AA_Carmack Hi John, do you know any tricks for efficiently dividing 2^256 by a 256-bit divisor? One well-known… https://t.co/TcnDDGQa2I
10/12
2020
Fondly remembering creating cardioids and astroids and all sorts of pretty animations with Geometer's Sketchpad dur… https://t.co/Ad1Jxi5wqg @robert_mariani In the current year you can use GPT-3 to generate plausible-sounding justifications for any idiom you want
10/11
2020
just have to share this https://t.co/zb7PWq19HtAnyone else having dreams about being inside around others without a mask on
10/9
2020
Alt-Buddhism: Gautama is smug pepe and he just says "die mad about it" over and over while blowing smoke in your fa… https://t.co/LBrRoyzq4k
10/8
2020
@srchvrs @lemire One detrimental effect is "risk compensation" -- if you believe wearing a mask makes you safe, you… https://t.co/Ad5wNAEhVA @tacryt_socryp the power of deep ubiquitous abstractions
10/7
2020
@InquilineKea man, I lost many hours to that site as teenager, good times @robert_mariani the MC is voiced by Seth MacFarlane and he constantly breaks the 4th wall
10/6
2020
@seveibar In the same sort of genre, I enjoyed "One Night's Shelter", the autobiography of Bhikkhu Yogavacara Rahul… https://t.co/bz6dIsnW8w @geomorphologies https://t.co/wBVLYRd7UO
10/5
2020
"The best programs are the ones written when the programmer is supposed to be working on something else." - Melinda Varian
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10/3
2020
@geomorphologies another pet peeve of mine: which track was their favorite? (granted, I'm not totally sure how case… https://t.co/L4UuM5QvGyDay 275: I hope that I will be able to look back on this as the most unhealthy period of my entire life. That's it… https://t.co/AXX2yivj7fDay 273: You can become pretty decent at anything by practicing for 100 hours. What skill would you like to learn?… https://t.co/1QDuZf0gGKDay 271: I rung in the new year with chocolate milk in a champagne glass, lying in bed reading Hofstadter, and reve… https://t.co/OxcTcEsUOQDay 267: When will I have an AI assistant that can research any question for me? Day 268: I hope you're a little le… https://t.co/PpAWpxHBv9Day 264: We're supposed to meet an advisor at 10am tomorrow. 10am! It's 3am now. Ridiculous. Day 265: I visited the… https://t.co/LdmeUo22w2Day 261: Decided to start learning a Liszt piece -- wish me luck. Day 262: I can relax a little now. I actually pla… https://t.co/fKgbmmEiotDay 259: Went on a first date today, in Providence. When I got home I was feeling so good I gave a hundred bucks to… https://t.co/KKLe8nmPAkDay 258: I had my wisdom teeth removed yesterday. When I got home and changed the gauze I got woozy and passed out,… https://t.co/4Tjk5hQHo2Day 257: I talked to a homeless guy today. He said he was struggling to understand God's plan for him. I brought hi… https://t.co/uR38d0BA1eDay 253: Bought a wrist brace. My hand was numb when I woke up, which apparently is a classic RSI symptom. Day 254:… https://t.co/kUHUqvQIpMDay 251: I am too young to be an ascetic. Day 252: David is talking about moving to SF again. We both feel pretty s… https://t.co/FiUWdaaZYIDay 249: We launched Sia 2 hours ago. Some mining people are disgruntled but overall it went ok. I'm pretty worn ou… https://t.co/awJ5fW9Gr6Day 245: Feeling rather burnt out. Day 246: Gonna pull a Maude when I get too old. Day 247: Comfy memories of spend… https://t.co/wmhe5CeUXU
10/2
2020
@robert_mariani D E V I L I S H https://t.co/iDOOeLkT0B @CryptoRemit Thank you, the lone voice of sanityhow did it all go so wrong who on earth says "sure thing guy" or "ok guy" or "you got it guy" or "now look here gu… https://t.co/dqHvLzF95u"Being overweight indicates a lack of willpower; anyone can be thin if they are diligent about diet + exercise." "… https://t.co/EimlJF1taX
10/1
2020
"A large brawl erupted on the House floor, ending only when a missed punch from Rep. Cadwallader Washburn upended t… https://t.co/OdaXcbHk7xon one hand politicians in 1856 were definitely much more eloquent than politicians today; on the other hand, they… https://t.co/wxJsjcAwX7My submission: drop heavy bag purchase laptop solve magic coin puzzle taste wealth unknownbip39 poetry competition 12, 18, or 24 words must have valid checksumOk final poll guys you know the drilldammit
9/30
2020
@richie_nixonluv Sounds like you already know the most important skillDoes "Beauregard" -> "Bo" have the largest name:nickname ratio (5x)?Winners bracket poll: What is the best "sarcastic term of endearment?" ("buddy" and "guy" were tied, so I combined… https://t.co/pGoEv8Ow5T @richie_nixonluv Wow I didn't know he was an alum, that's hilarious
9/29
2020
@robert_mariani @nic__carter powerful meme judo. It's so potent because being a midwit is the darkest fear of every… https://t.co/0bUQ3gBoBh @nic__carter Patiently awaiting the meta bell curve meme @mdfang Honestly this needs to be three polls: which is the best for banter, which is the most insulting, and which… https://t.co/MLdlgdb4Lc4/43/42/4POLL BRACKET: What is the best "sarcastic term of endearment?" (As in "Sure thing, _____ 😏" or "Now look here, ____… https://t.co/jyxC2z7kjfRemember kids, the weekend doesn't end at midnight, it ends when you go to sleep. That's why I pull an all-nighter every Sunday
9/28
2020
@wheatpond @patio11 ha, works for me. Or maybe 1 SF + 1 BTC? @andy_kelley @owmline the meme is that the guy says "Yes." (typically in response to an outraged hypothetical "Do you seriously _____?") @wheatpond @patio11 I'll take you up on 2, depending on the odds -- it's a win-win for me :)
9/27
2020
@mchampine Not quite -- it needs to return a 2XX status code for a /foo.txt request. Looks like this one returns 404. @richie_nixonluv We've got a group of 10-ish that plays once or twice a week, lmk if you want in
9/26
2020
@richie_nixonluv @seveibar heh nothin personnel kid https://t.co/6I7PkUIKwecode golf quiz: what's the shortest way to accomplish this?Website: "To verify your server, host an empty text file named [long hex string].txt in the root directory of your… https://t.co/3JXzLYSOgp
9/25
2020
phpBB is comfyrewatching Lain
9/24
2020
@seveibar (I also do the opposite by shifting pitch/speed in Audacity by +/-5%; it tricks your brain into thinking… https://t.co/9LoSls47X6 @drmagwai @nic__carter Realistically we're not going to teach the average citizen calculus *or* stats; they don't e… https://t.co/ocTDDf3Arh @seveibar Or skip a step and just listen to GAS, whose shtick is "sounds like a rave next door:" https://t.co/4hHP2rAZSf @nic__carter Way cheaper to just buy a normal latte and stir a bit of canned pumpkin into it. I save hundreds of dollars a year this way
9/23
2020

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