And in my A-to-Z ... I got asked to explain linear programming. I can give it a try at least.
Gift cards are the dumbest thing we've ever fallen for. Pay a company in advance and then ensure brand loyalty by making sure that either you can't use the full amount of the gift card or you have to spend even more money to cover what the gift card didn't.
Instead of gift cards, just give the actual money as a gift, paired with a thoughtful message on a card with some suggestions on how to spend it that show you put some thought into what the recipient likes.
Now this is fascinating ... https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2019/10/11/copernicium-is-a-strange-element-indeed
Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis.
For other #MastoAdmin people running my MathJax patch, here's a commit that adds MathJax (and the plaintext TeX → unicode auto-replacement) into Mastodon 3.0.0: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/commit/4a19bd58de3b55e1ceed82281efa2d0f4a08795e
A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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