Why Isn’t 1 a Prime Number?
Silver Rule (negative golden rule): Do not do to others what you would not like them to do to you. Note the difference from the Golden Rule, as the silver one prevents busybodies from attempting to run your life.
“How clear it is, from the perspective of history, that when we mythologize the English of a previous age, all we’re doing is creating a moving target that we can never quite hit?”
If you’ve never read NYT’s Op-Eds from the future, this is my favourite one
Opinion | How Can You Appreciate 23rd-Century English? Look Back 200 Years - The New York Times
An APROSDOKETON is a figure of speech in which an expected word in an idiom is replaced with an unexpected one - e.g. "Rome wasn't built in a teacup".
Sunday Firesides: The False Power of the High Chair Tyrant
52+ books read so far … done for the year :P
How did I get here?
Lovely talk by child prodigy, PSF fellow Pradyun Gedam on his journey.
To improve, compare little things.
To be miserable, compare big things.
James Clear’s latest
wonderful piece on why iq is bullshit!
IOS 13 PSA: You might think “Oh, I need to allow this video streaming app to use Bluetooth so I can listen over my Bluetooth headphones.” Nope. Video apps rely on the system to route audio to your headphones. You can safely deny BT for Netflix, Prime Video, etc.
A new edition of the book Modern C is now available under a CC license via the following page
"A quick heuristic to identify what really matters to you is to think of what advice you’d give your best friend if they were in the same situation as you." - @ShaneAParrish
ex curiositate, scientia!
More personal commonplace microblog, than social media profile.
Be kind, be helpful or begone!