I was at Fully Charged Live yesterday. Saw lots of electric cars, and all sorts of eco thing, as you’d expect. But the thing I was most thrilled about was toothpaste tablets. Ie toothpaste not in a plastic tube. Makes total sense. Hope it works. From: https://nonplasticbeach.com/
“...this pursuit of happiness can be stressful – and research suggests that it actually makes many people unhappy” 🤦♂️
Re-writing aliases, across 4 million based, into a canonical form. 18k edits later and it still works. Interesting because...successful “tinkering” always is interesting.
It’s not a desert, but looking at the aerial photos of Dungeness I can see why it might be described as one.
London, March: “ScalaBridge London is a community for people who are underrepresented in technology to learn Scala or improve their skill in the language. “
TIL: the closest planet to the Earth, on average, is Mercury.
Catching up on More or Less podcasts. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001y9p
Before they vanish from iplayer, do yourself a favour and catch Prof Alice Roberts / Prof Aoife McLysaght Royal Institute xmas lectures. Even if it’s just the first 3.5 minutes. It’s fab.
Underground radioactive decay produces heat energy equivalent to a Hiroshima bomb. Every 3 seconds. This is normal.
From "A day in the life of Earth" which you should catch on iPlayer if you can: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0001vjc/a-day-in-the-life-of-earth
TIL: "copyright law does not protect the taste of cheese"
Looks like a big breakthrough on an important problem:
"AlphaFold topped a table of 98 entrants, predicting the most accurate structure for 25 out of 43 proteins, compared with three out of 43 for the second placed team in the same category."
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