Link. Eternal book project – smartphones for special needs explorers.
Link. ApoE4 is only one risk factor, but if confirmed this is at least interesting.
Link. If this fails then one is into wipe territory.
Link. 65 is still the right retirement age. Those who claim we’re now good to 75 need to go work in a coal mine.
For some time I’ve been hiding or blocking irrelevant, uninteresting, misplaced or repulsive Facebook ads. All done with Facebook’s tools. I’ve even directly modified my ad interests.
My ads are getting less relevant and less interesting.
This is nuts. My family does a lot of stuff. Our Amazon spend is scary. There should be useful ads. Something is broken.
Link. Why insiders seem confident Trump is toast.
Link. C’s dominance seems ever stronger in retrospect. I kind of wish Pascal had won.
Link. Alas, nobody talking about Pigouvian tax on ad-click business model.
As of April 2018 Google has no hits on the concept of Pigouvian taxation of ad-clicks as a core mitigation of the Facebook-Google problem.
My posts don’t show either of course; once Google would have found them. So there may be others like me, but nobody with an audience.
I’m disappointed Krugman or DeLong haven’t brought this up.
Link. Metastatic technical debt
Link. More realistic.
Link. Generals who despise civilians need to retire.
Link. Bond funds, to me, have always seemed a scam
Link. Infuriates Xi.
Link. I can out-eat any amount of exercise I’m capable of.
Link. Local taxes rise, the pension reason may be concealed
Link. It is acreally weird drug.
Link. And now add a desperate Trump.
Link. Stephen Baxter’s “Evolution” has an evocative story of a sentient theropod hunting its way to extinction. Pre-industrial.
Link. Interview with a statistician. I bet he is a good teacher.
Link. He could certainly be reelected. Very popular with GOP voters.
Link. As in Canada.
Link. We live in a seething sea of DNA.
Link. Canadian cheese is insanely expensive due to a 45yo cartel.
Link. “Cohen strategized there with a powerful Kremlin figure about Russian meddling in the U.S. election.”
Link. Useful summary. Never thought Manchurian candidate would be so transparent.
Link. Billions to develop, but limited patient pool and one time use. Might need installment payments.
Link. Unheard of for Apple to deliver value
Link. Pioneer in universal ubiquitous surveillance.
Link. When Apple was great.
Link. Only when pointing down
Link. Google dominates software now.
Link. “A lot of the best features were removed”. No kidding. Grim herald for Apple Music.
Link. Meeting demand will require a different dog breeding industry.
Link. I remember the long prelude to Nixon’s resignation.
Link. GOP supports him.
Link. Technical debt as fungus rotting wood. How a system can be irretrievable.
Link. If you have the time
Link. I miss my headphone jack. Still. Often.
Link. We’ll always have Paris.
Link. Happily we have trustworthy leader.
Link. It wasn’t ready.
Link. I’ll buy from Amazon too. Maybe start ripping CDs again
Link. Yes. Content and Address are far more important than code.
Link. Evangelical Trump love has precedent. Murdered wife and child but delivered an Empire. Instant saint.