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Mar 31, 2021

Wildlife's Wild

Wildlife's Wild

The last few weeks I had a bit of a "Battle of Britain" situation outside my window with multipe pairs of Canadian Geese fighting over a nesting spot. Tonight, they got a bit

Feb 1, 2021

Books of January 2021

Books of January 2021

The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962-1976 by Frank DikötterI did not know a whole lot about the cultural revolution. I was aware of broad strokes, as well as some high level ideas

Jan 20, 2021

Bye, Trump

Bye, Trump

With Biden being inaugurated today Jonathan Pie is giving Trump a sendoff: And Godspeed USA. You'll need it. What Trump has exposed isn't gone, as much as many seem to think things will

Dec 31, 2020

2020 - A (media) review

2020 - A (media) review

Well, thank god this is over, even though it’s merely symbolic. Most of the things that dogged us this year will be with us in 2021 as well, at least for a

Dec 29, 2020

The Robots are dancing

The Robots are dancing

I am impressed on how natural the movements are. This is a great mechanical engineering achievement. Not sure though how this is going to work / show up in the real world.

Dec 21, 2020

Nils Frahm: XMAS Mix 2020

Nils Frahm: XMAS Mix 2020

Just before Christmas, Nils Frahm gives us another nice mix. Let 2020 end a bit more quiet than it was for most of the year: hohoho, again and again and again. if you