four weeks of david's lifestream
David
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May 27th
9:58am Excellent Penny Arcade comic on Google's AI Overviews today. facebook
9:57am Excellent Penny Arcade comic on Google's AI Overviews today. https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2024/05/27/a-very-particular-set-of-skills #artificialintelligence #comics mastodon
May 26th
12:02pm Planet Money: The junkyard economist overcast
11:42am The Daily: ‘The Interview’: Ted Sarandos’s Plan to Get You to Binge Even More overcast
May 25th
1:58pm Search Engine: How do we survive the media apocalypse? (Part 2) overcast
10:05am Pacific Pipe Climbing (a climbing gym) in Oakland foursquare
May 24th
3:11pm The Daily: Whales Have an Alphabet overcast
2:52pm Political Gabfest: Justice Alito’s Upside Down Flag overcast
May 23rd
11:21am Planet Money: Anatomy of a layoff overcast
8:43am The Daily: I.C.C. Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders overcast
May 22nd
5:58pm Radiolab: Lucy overcast
9:08am 99% Invisible: 583- The Lost Subways of North America overcast
9:01am The Daily: Biden’s Open War On Hidden Fees overcast
May 21st
7:47pm Serial: S04 - Ep. 9: This Is the Weirdness overcast
4:46pm @bangbangcon I remember being really impressed with Mirabai's captioning at !!Con West! Her comprehension was better than mine, and I was grateful for the captions. (Link to my comment of appreciat... mastodon
1:06pm 99% Invisible: The Power Broker #05: Brandy Zadrozny overcast
8:15am The Daily: The Crypto Comeback overcast
1:35am Highest respect to Realtek Semiconductor Corp. for never changing their 1987 logo crab thingy. mastodon
May 20th
10:06pm To avoid the A.I. text at the top of Google Search results, add udm=14 to the query string. Instructions in link. https://www.pcgamer.com/gaming-industry/we-dont-have-to-live-like-this-you-can-set-... mastodon
1:38pm The Daily: Was the 401(k) a Mistake? overcast
May 19th
2:55pm Planet Money: The hack that almost broke the internet overcast
1:42pm The Daily: The Campus Protesters Explain Themselves overcast
May 18th
2:53pm Political Gabfest: How Bad Was The Poll For Biden? overcast
9:55am Crema Coffee Roasting Company (a coffee shop) in San Jose foursquare
12:06am Using A.I. to automatically generate police reports from officers’ bodycam audio is a frightening prospect. I appreciate the @eff quote, @404mediaco. https://www.404media.co/here-is-what-axons-bod... mastodon
May 17th
5:15pm Woohoo! Finished reading a book. Can't wait to start my next one. Here's my queue (subject to change at any time): * Fire in the Hole (Short Stories) by Elmore Leonard * Raylan by Elmore Leonard ... mastodon
12:47pm Five Star Cherry Farm (a farm) in Brentwood foursquare
11:35am Pease Ranch (a farm) in Brentwood foursquare
9:45am Very Mulberry U-Pick (a farm) in Brentwood foursquare
May 16th
10:28am Planet Money: Why Gold? (Classic) overcast
10:28am The Scathing Atheist: 587: Graham Cracker Edition overcast
9:18am I'm finishing a good book. This is one of my favorite times in life. #books #reading mastodon
8:52am The Daily: The Make-or-Break Testimony of Michael Cohen overcast
May 15th
6:13pm 99% Invisible: 582- Rocket Man overcast
2:42pm The URL to @pluralistic 's post "Even if you think AI search could be good, it won't be good" is a pithy quote from Mark Zuckerberg (that's also applicable to Google). https://pluralistic... mastodon
8:16am The Daily: The Possible Collapse of the U.S. Home Insurance System overcast
May 14th
6:01pm Fresh Air: A People’s History Of Black Twitter overcast
2:51pm Fresh Air: WNBA Star Brittney Griner Imprisonment & Release overcast
2:31pm The Daily: Voters Want Change. In Our Poll, They See It in Trump. overcast
12:00am On AI art, @pluralistic writes, "AI doesn't have a mind. It doesn't have an intention. The aesthetic choices made by AI aren't choices, they're averages." https://pluralistic.net/2024/05/... mastodon
May 13th
2:12pm Fresh Air: The Hidden World Of Plant Intelligence overcast
1:50pm Revisionist History: Why We Need Small Talk from The Art of Small Talk overcast
1:40pm The Daily: How Biden Adopted Trump’s Trade War With China overcast
4:23am VisiData - [Process Data] dokuwiki
May 12th
7:41pm The Masonic (a concert hall) in San Francisco foursquare
5:27pm Lost Cat Bar & Bites (a bar) in San Francisco foursquare
12:52pm Fresh Air: Erik Larson On The Dawn Of The Civil War overcast
May 11th
5:56pm Radiolab: Selected Shorts overcast
1:10pm Search Engine: Should this creepy search engine exist? overcast
12:02pm Planet Money: Zombie mortgages are coming back to life overcast
11:37am Serial: S04 - Ep. 8: Two Ledgers overcast
May 10th
3:20pm I really expected Randall Munroe's XKCD "Chasing" chart to include "Lunar Eclipses" (near "no") and "Solar Eclipses" (near "yes"). #comics #xkcd h... mastodon
11:31am Political Gabfest: Trump Wore Pajamas overcast
11:02am The Daily: Stormy Daniels Takes The Stand overcast
May 9th
3:53pm The Scathing Atheist: 586: SBC Ya Later Edition overcast
8:26am The Daily: One Strongman, One Billion Voters, and the Future of India overcast
May 8th
6:36pm Fresh Air: Erik Larson On The Dawn Of The Civil War overcast
6:27pm Planet Money: Inside video game economics (Two Indicators) overcast
3:57pm Fresh Air: What Will Happen With The TikTok Ban? overcast
1:39pm The Daily: A Plan to Remake the Middle East overcast
8:18am 99% Invisible: 581- It’s Howdy Doody Time! overcast
3:17am GnuPlot 6.0 - [GnuPlot 6.0] dokuwiki
3:15am general:gnuplot_braille.png - created dokuwiki
May 7th
11:11pm I'm so happy that GnuPlot 6 added Braille character support for its CLI terminal plots. These two plots are of AirPassengers.csv, the top using Braille, the bottom using term "dumb". The ... mastodon
5:48pm Serial: S04 - Ep. 7: The Forever Reporter overcast
8:42am The Daily: How Changing Ocean Temperatures Could Upend Life on Earth overcast
6:06am GnuPlot 6.0 dokuwiki
May 6th
4:35pm The Daily: R.F.K. Jr.’s Battle to Get on the Ballot overcast
4:15pm Search Engine: What do trigger warnings actually do? overcast
3:22pm Data Analysis - Added mention of set term block braille dokuwiki
12:49pm GnuPlot 6.0 - [Instructions for WSL] dokuwiki
11:20am Ted Chiang's science fiction short story, "Story of Your Life" (~50 pages) is great. You should read it. #scifi https://raley.english.ucsb.edu/wp-content/uploads/Reading/Chiang-story.pdf mastodon
11:09am GnuPlot 6.0 dokuwiki
10:36am GnuPlot 6.0 - created dokuwiki
May 5th
1:53pm Rise & Grind (a coffee shop) in San Francisco foursquare
1:06pm Turrell Skyspace (a sculpture garden) in San Francisco foursquare
1:05pm de Young Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden (a sculpture garden) in San Francisco foursquare
9:19am Spro Coffeelab (a coffee shop) in San Francisco foursquare
May 4th
4:35pm Political Gabfest: Should Student Protesters Be Arrested? overcast
4:35pm 99% Invisible: 579 BONUS- Towers of Silence: Vulture Conservation overcast
May 3rd
3:02pm The Daily: The Protesters and the President overcast
8:56am Poorly Drawn Lines #comics https://poorlydrawnlines.com/comic/screwing-up-again/ mastodon
8:43am The Scathing Atheist: 585: Underpaid Edition overcast
May 2nd
12:29pm Planet Money: Hire Power (Update) overcast
7:56am The Daily: Biden Loosens Up on Weed overcast
May 1st
5:43pm 99% Invisible: 580- Mr Yuk overcast
1:46pm The Daily: The New Abortion Fight Before the Supreme Court overcast
April 30th
5:37pm Fresh Air: Why Writers Are Losing Out In Hollywood overcast
1:06pm Fresh Air: The High Pressure Experiments That Made D-Day overcast
12:52pm The Daily: The Secret Push That Could Ban TikTok overcast
6:51am Serial: S04 - Ep. 6: Part 2, Asymmetry overcast
April 29th
2:35pm Radiolab: Small Potatoes overcast
12:15pm The Daily: Trump 2.0: What a Second Trump Presidency Would Bring overcast
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