Link. Wait! I like that! I’m a huge fan of micropayments and enemy of subscriptions. Now I have to be a crypto fanboy?!?!
Daily Archives: January 10, 2022
“It takes about 200 hours of investment in the space of a few months to move a stranger into being a good friend.”
Link. That seems high, and hard to achieve outside of work or school.
“The slowest ager gained only 0.4 “biological years” for each chronological year in age; in contrast, the fastest-aging participant gained nearly 2.5”
Link. Lifespans don’t vary 6x however. This aging variability is easy to see in dogs.
Botulism: “why canned foods have a burnt, metallic taste and jarred sauces can sometimes have a harsh acidic note”
Link. So good.
Cowpox transport: “Twenty-two orphans, ages 3 to 9 … accompanied by lead doctor Francisco Xavier de Balmis … and Isabel Zendal Gómez, the head of the boys’ orphanage”
Link. The orphans, and Balmis, saved tens of millions from Smallpox. Adopted by families in Mexico they must have descendants now.
Create a computer-to-computer network on Mac
Link. Ad hoc Wi-Fi is deprecated in Big Sur but can be resurrected. Via TidBITS.
Moderna’s mRNA Flu Vaccine: Meh so far.
Link. Nice flu review.
Inside iCloud+ Private Relay.
Link. I will enable eventually.