Author: Oscar Gordon
“What’s it like?” Tim Ingalsbee repeated back to me, wearily, when I asked him what it was like to watch California this past week. In 1980, Ingalsbee started working as a wildland firefighter. In...
Neither of those is literally what anyone wants to have happen, but they fit on a protest sign and can be chanted during a march. So what are the details?
Don’t let police and their supports deflect from the death of George Floyd.
I know maths is hard, but come on!
Moral certainty is just as bad as intellectual certainty.
A quick review of my new Christmas favorite, Netflix’ Klaus
In other news, water is wet.
Yes, there is a rich and diverse history behind the development of mathematics, but is there currently room in the math class for that?
Got to see the dam at The Dalles, in OR, which is a massive concrete structure on the Columbia with 22 turbines, a fish ladder, and a shipping lock.
The problems with cheap labor.
Productive weekend. Fixed two doors, tore up some Davidiums and replaced them with Lilacs, cleaned the car, etc. PS: Why must interior door frames and hinge screws be so cheap? Both doors had the screws stripping out of the jambs. Had to take them off and pack the holes with epoxy so the screws would have something to bite into. I’m starting to think jambs should be constructed with T-nuts and use machine screws.
And if that isn’t the coolest damn thing you read all day…