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2021-09-03 (Friday)



  1. E.W.Dijkstra Archive: The strengths of the academic enterprise (EWD 1175)

    “The Buxton Index of an entity, i.e. person or organization, is defined as the length of the period, measured in years, over which the entity makes its plans.” (via FaveJet)

  2. Revolutions

    “A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions.” (via Ask MetaFilter)


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @harikunzru Ugh sorry about all this. What a pain, but glad you’re all OK.

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  • MattHighton’s avatar

    R2-D2 plays the ABBA hologram for Luke and Obi-Wan.

  • pseudo310’s avatar

    My company does this icebreaker thing where every week a different person sends an email to the whole company talking about their average day, and today's coworker started his "I wake up each day furious to be laboring under capitalism" and it has caused quite a stir.

  • revdancatt’s avatar

    They say so you never have just one tattoo, so I guess this is my first.