So, correct me if i'm wrong, but i was under the impression that social networking sites were relatively easy to shard, making it possible to run one without every load hitting a global database and without using magic google technology for anything other than analytics.
Did I share this one already? I thought it was a fun read.
Like (inhales deeply) what if we took a Mandelbrot set zoom and fed it through "deep dream".
I kinda want to live on a home made riverboat house cabin after watching this.
Your true crime story of the day.
I forget, is David Perell someone I'm supposed to read, or someone I'm supposed to pretend I don't read?
He definitely has a point of view. I suspect I'm supposed to take him with a grain of salt.
this is a bit bombastic and opinionated, but is otherwise a good piece.
Weird question : what was the cultural context and origin of Christian fasting practices? I'm not asking for the theological justification, I'm more asking "where did the idea of abstaining from animal products come from, and did other contemporaneous near eastern cultures follow similar practices?"
P.s. the one similar practice that I am aware of is Pythagoras' followers abstained from meat.