I'm sure I'm projecting here, but I'm a bit overwhelmed imagining the potential melancholy of someone like Susskind who, at 78 years old, is still pushing a field forward, but can be certain now that there are deep new kinds of understanding—some surely derived from his own contributions!—that he's going to miss. 💀
This stuff is so mind-bending and—well that's not actually true. My mind can't bend this way; it's more like I am considering the possibility that other minds might, and THAT's what's impressive. Anyway it's also very well-conveyed in Quanta Magazine. Talk about an organization that's Doing the Dang Thing. https://www.quantamagazine.org/why-black-hole-interiors-grow-forever-20181206/
The real e-book hasn't been invented yet
There, I said it!
I was looking up pictures of stoats and just look at this.
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@aparrish This tickled something in my brain and I remembered what it was: I liked this recent release by an artist I support on Patreon—the product of a tough time, "made on my phone (in auxy), mixed on my phone, mastered on my phone, in my bed, with the lights down, and without headphones." I just found the whole scene really moving. https://heartseasemusic.bandcamp.com/releases
She was good. She is good. https://kottke.org/18/10/the-quotable-ursula-le-guin
Yo can I entice some other nerds to get in on this buy? I want to use this light spectroscopy chip to analyze olive oil https://groupgets.com/campaigns/460-sparkfun-as7265x-spectral-triad