And the sheer panic that it can generate is something I've never experienced. Imagine shooting at a head crab, then running out of ammo... it jumps at you and you duck to the side. There's now a head crab behind you, but you've dropped your last clip on the ground when you tried to reload...
It's actually not revolutionary in any particular way that I can see. But it definitely is the most polished VR game to date.
Not sure what's going to Quora. Half the default home feed is ads, and the real content seems noticeably lower quality than the stuff it initially was famous for.
Ever wonder what it's like for Japanese people learning English?
"every programming language is bad and my favorite one is the one where I'm most familiar with the ways it is bad" https://twitter.com/brianloveswords/status/1223311244674859009
Standing up from the chair causes nearby monitors to reboot: https://twitter.com/royvanrijn/status/1214162400666103808
But maybe they don't all suck! There are some, e.g. Rust, that I haven't dived deeply into yet and maybe they are actually that good!
So, maybe take a look at your brokerage account today and think about whether that stock could protect nature AND save you some capital gains tax.
Other charities to look at:
* Rainforest Foundation US
* Coalition for Rainforest Nations
* Cheetah Conservation Fund
* Big Life Foundation USA
* Global Wildlife Conservation
If you're thinking about year-end donations, consider how:
1) we're destroying habitats (many unexplored) for things like palm oil and gold,
2) once those plants and animals are extinct, they're not coming back,
3) and it's often indigenous groups who are fighting to protect their land.
I made a bet on Shopify years ago, and I'm very lucky that $SHOP has shot up since then.
Today I donated $SHOP stock to the Wildlife Conservation Society: https://www.wcs.org/
Somebody internally is probably annoyed, but why can't they do something about it?
Like, why does Google Maps iOS not let you interact with UI elements during animations?
Or Apple made MacBook keyboards so much worse, and stuck with it for years.
Some toots copied to Twitter: https://twitter.com/ericrjiang
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