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Chris X Edwards Jun 21
Whoever made the browser warning "server is redirecting" without saying WHERE, should be dropped at a random point on the earth's surface.
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Chris X Edwards Jun 20
It used to be a point of pride but now when `uptime` returns something like "up 1115 days" I think, oops. True story this morning.
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Chris X Edwards Jun 19
"If you are having a medical or psychiatric emergency...." being on hold with this phone menu will probably exacerbate it!
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Chris X Edwards Jun 19
Just learned that for most of my life US chickens were commonly fed organoarsenic compound Roxarsone. Must I grow/raise all my own food?
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Chris X Edwards Jun 15
Sometimes people touch my laptop screen to click, which is adorable.
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Chris X Edwards Jun 15
If we assume endless ads help people make optimal choices, then modern tech must generate massive benefits therefor. If however we don't...
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Chris X Edwards Jun 11
My horror movie idea: protagonist actually does think to call for help; must use Skype!
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Chris X Edwards Jun 11
Goog's human test is asking me to label a training set of statues. Next it will be mannequins and people on ads. Don't hit any of them!
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Chris X Edwards Jun 5
Ever get something from Amazon and think, "Wow, what an absolutely magnificent padded envelope!"?
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Chris X Edwards Jun 5
: Do not write software that says "Do not turn off your computer". Let's both see how well that approach works.
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Chris X Edwards Jun 4
Found a receipt for my hydraulic bicycle brakes. Nashbar MG-HS24 for $169.95. That was 2000-09-22! Still bet my life on them daily!
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Chris X Edwards Jun 3
"The idea of a private company being in control over my source code is profoundly disturbing to me." My blog post re GitHub on 2015-03-08.
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Chris X Edwards Jun 1
"Deep learning" is as likely to spark deep thinking as baklava is likely to cause weight loss. Layers improve results but are not magical.
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Chris X Edwards May 31
Imagining academics writing papers: "How can I phrase this accurately yet in a way that will impede colleagues competing for my funding?"
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Chris X Edwards May 30
Wikipedia says... Award for Most Overloaded Greek Letter in STEM... Is a tie! Congratulations Lambda and Delta!
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Chris X Edwards May 28
I guess fear of heights is quite rare figuratively.
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Chris X Edwards May 26
If some tool will be a serious part of your vocation, maximizing "easiest to use in the first few days" is probably unwise.
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Chris X Edwards May 25
AAA survey: 78% in US afraid to ride in AV. I'd like to see a base rate there. I'm (correctly) afraid to get near any car. AV will be safer!
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Chris X Edwards May 21
Whenever possible I stop and stand around to listen to the classical music being played to prevent loitering.
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Chris X Edwards May 18
Bravo to for competent DNS use! Compare with typical crap like or .
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