Finally finished sewing my mask. I chose microfiber for the outer layer because it’s nonwoven and hence less porous, and t shirt fabric for the inner liner because I could be sure it was 100% cotton.
Boy let me tell you, those are fucking *awful* fabrics to work with. They’re both so stretchy and since the microfiber doesn’t have weave to separate it just tears constantly instead.
Learn from my mistakes kids
So, if anyone wants a copy of The Oxford Solid State Basics (or any other textbook for that matter, I probably have access to it) let me know
Yesterday there was a flurry of news on social media reporting John H. Conway's death from the coronavirus, and we're starting to see confirmation in more reliable sources. Here are some appreciations by Peter Cameron (https://cameroncounts.wordpress.com/2020/04/12/john-conway/), Terry Tao (https://terrytao.wordpress.com/2020/04/12/john-conway/), and Scott Aaronson (https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=4732).
Slow Burn by Bowie is another close contender
Also, I know the first line to that song is “check out the skylark” but I still hear it as “Chekhov’s skylark”, which makes me giggle
“If an author goes to the effort to mention the presence of the skylark, you know that it will likely murder someone later in the story”
PLT Redex is amazing! I can prototype languages without having to rigorously prove everything like in Agda! Why didn't I discover this tool before? #Racket
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