i've made it to the hardest part of any project, writing literally a single line of python that does anything at all with files or strings
@ryan leave it sitting in your closet for years until you finally acknowledge that you're never going to do anything with it and then give/throw it away.
Sortes vergilianae seems like a sound idea, but "America is a continuation of the Idea of Rome" aside, using a Roman astroturf campaign as the source text just doesn't seem that relevant for my life. What's a good contemporary American analogue to the Aeneid? My best guess so far is Zero Dark Thirty
and now, apropos of nothing:
bisexual icon krazy kat
(here is an actual informative article as well http://mathew-new.squarespace.com/new-blog-4/2018/3/24/fluid-sands-identity-in-krazy-kat )
I didn’t realize that George Boole introduced what would become boolean logic in a book called The Laws of Thought, which attempted to lay out a mathematical theory by which all human thought and discourse could be reduced to algebraic operations and summarily predicted.
And that the insight for this came to him in what he believed was a religious mystical vision.
ireland being the western boonies of the sprawling celt territory ~275 BCE is shocking. every time celts have come up in anything historical my smooth brain just subs in "people around england in castle times" which turns out to be catastrophically wrong. i don't say this lightly but i may need to read a book.
hopeful and mad about it. 32, he/him, pittsburgh. member of alphabet workers union, works at google, views are my own.
single-user instance for @firstname.lastname@example.org