Oops... “It was recently discovered that several thousand scientific articles could be invalid in their conclusions because scientists did not understand that Python’s glob.glob() does not return sorted results.”
“Because frivolousness and stupidity are neither high crimes nor misdemeanors, his decision, however contemptible because it betrays America’s Kurdish friends, is not an impeachable offense.”
Maybe George Will has Trump’s financial records, and can therefore state confidently that Trump’s obsequiousness toward Erdogan is rooted in “frivolousness and stupidity,” rather than pecuniary self-interest. The rest of us reserve judgment about whether this is impeachable.
Good: “Dick's Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault weapons: CEO”
So, Facebook doesn’t allow misinformation in ads that run on its site... except from politicians.
This is just adorable...
Shelter Is Sorting Dogs Into Hogwarts Houses To Help Them Get Adopted
A walrus attacked and sunk a Russian Navy boat while protecting her calves https://cnn.it/2lvZkqQ
US politics, Bush-43, Iraq War
Agog Over Gog and Magog | James Haught
"Incredibly, when President George W. Bush was stampeding the Iraq invasion in 2003, he told French President Jacques Chirac that the attack was needed to thwart Gog and Magog, the Bible’s satanic agents of the Apocalypse."
My Synology NAS manages to stay online for months / years at a time, occasionally rebooting itself for updates. However my Raspberry Pi (responsible for backing up my NAS to the cloud) seems to go offline every few weeks. I have to manually unplug it and plug it back in.
I'm pretty mad at #Intel right now..
Lack of a public changelog is not justifiable for software which runs in millions of devices. If such a changelog does exist, it needs to be made easier to locate, e.g. shipped with official firmware releases and indexed by search engines.
I can't find it anywhere. The closest we seem to have is the commit history of linux-firmware.git which cites internal build numbers without further information about what changed.
A perfect quote for Labor Day from 1935: Sen. Robert F. Wagner, via Jamelle Bouie: https://tinysubversions.com/spooler/?url=https://twitter.com/jbouie/status/1168523549319061504
“Solidarity, in contrast to charity and philanthropy, isn’t one-sided. It is a form of reciprocity rooted in the acknowledgment that our lives are intertwined. ”
The article is framed as an argument for solidarity as a value to ground the political struggle for environmental justice, but it’s mostly useful as a general summary and history of the concept of solidarity, as contrasted with “kindness” and “charity,” which leave unjust power structures intact.