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:
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.