My Not-Tweets 7/21/2018

This week we’re playing “collect what you might have tweeted into a blog.” Here we are:

Last night I had a dream that I dressed as santa clause for halloween
Amazing mace,
How sweet the taste
That saved a dish for three?

It once was husks
But now is ground
Was bland, but now spicy.
HAVING A LOOPHOLE IN A LAW DOES NOT MEAN THE LAW IS BAD OR THAT ALL LAWS ARE BAD OH MY GOD
Charity, research, and content/media creation all have short term vs long term conundrums. 
Do you want to do something that’s helpful/useful/popular to the most people in the moment? 
Or do something that is less useful/popular in the moment, 
but potentially has a much bigger and lasting positive impact? 

Luckily we don’t have to stress over the decision, 
because long term projects are unfundable.

There was a twitter thread about cylinders and spherinders in which someone pointed out the unhelpfulness of the main image on wikipedia in visualizing the 4-dimensional spherinder:

Spherinder in stereographic projection, by Sylvie Martin

So I made this image to help explain 3d cylinders to 2d beings:

Now I’m wondering what other helpful information can be found in Flatland’s Wikipedia.