R3 (R3 LLC) is an enterprise blockchain technology company. It leads an ecosystem of more than 300 firms working together to build distributed applications on top of #Corda (known as #CorDapps) for usage across industries such as financial services, insurance, healthcare, trade finance, and digital assets.
>Valuable information is increasingly free. The focus to learn and apply it is increasingly rare.
Power button on servers, needs to be replaced with some kind of pat gesture input.
>The idea is that as a civilization progresses, its increased urbanization would make city lights detectable farther and farther away. @.forbes
Some Do-s & Don't-s
>Do not respond to negativity
>Fight against entitlement
>You are not your job
>Keep in touch with friends
>Know when to leave
>Do not brag
>Learn to learn
>Be on time
>Eat less sugar
>A good idea is a bad idea + a day of rethinking it.
>Good writing is bad writing + a day of revision.
>Quality is a process
Atom, size comparison;
Say, diameter of electron is 1mm (0.1 cm)
Then, diameter of,
proton 1m (1000x electron)
nucleus 10m (10x proton)
electron orbit 100km (10000x nucleus)
>"You don't smoke because you need something to do with your hands, or because you love the ritual of it, or any of the other excuses people make. You smoke because you're addicted to a powerful drug called #Nicotine.
Get it clear in your mind.
#Cigarettes don't fill a void. They create one."
- Allen Carr, "The Easy Way to Stop Smoking" (1985)
Allen Carr also says that the best, and easy way to #stopsmoking is to quit cold turkey.
Time to pack-up. 😊
Banking stack. @.A16Z
After a long time (maybe more than 2 years), YouTube algorithm shows me a Jason Silva (Shots of Awe) video.. 🤨
High-res photo of our Sun. Texas for scale.. roughly one fifth of India.
Google AI Blog: Towards a Conversational Agent that Can Chat About…Anything #Meena
>This is me using @.ln_strike in our Boulder store: buying a 10-cent product with the app over the Lightning Network; bitcoin instantly received in our store's Zap wallet.
>No bitcoin required on my end, just my debit card. No fees! And no cap-gains tax on the purchase. Brilliant! https://t.co/zoCIPr9bxL https://twitter.com/bitcoinmom/status/1222969746452180992
Last day @ office.
1 paper = 1 month spent with Maybank.. 8y - 2m.
Rolls-Royce electric plane.. specs; 322km on single charge (London to Paris), 3 x 72 kWh batteries-450 kg each, 485 km/h, <40 mins flight time.
Global Times @.globaltimesnews Tweeted:
Walking around without a protective face mask? Well, you can't avoid these sharp-tongued drones! Many village and cities in China are using drones equipped with speakers to patrol during the #coronavirus outbreak. https://t.co/ILbLmlkL9R https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1223218977570078721?s=20
🎶அப்ப னென்றும் அம்மை யென்றும்
ஆணும் பெண்ணும் கொட்டிவைச்ச
குப்பையாக வந்த உடம்பு - ஞானப்பெண்ணே
குப்பையாக வந்த உடம்பு!
🎶அது புத்தனென்றும் சித்தனென்றும்
சக்கையாகப் போகும் கரும்பு! - ஞானப்பெண்ணே
சக்கையாகப் போகும் கரும்பு
🎶பந்த பாசச் சேற்றில்
வந்து விழுந்த தேகம்!
எந்த கங்கை யாற்றில்
இந்த அழுக்குப் போகும்?
>"U.S. national debt has topped $23 trillion and is racing higher, despite the ongoing economic boom" @.reason
US can't sustain this, but US defaulting on its debt.. is unthinkable. 🤔
>Total Returns, last 20 years...
S&P 500: +234%
Long-Term Bonds: +373%
Telescope pacman tries to eat moon..
>This is the crankshaft for a Wärtsilä-Sulzer RTA96-C engine, the largest reciprocating engine in the world, used in large container ships.
>It's a 1810-liter engine that generates 108,920 horsepower at 102 RPM. This crankshaft weighs 300 tons.
Wait.. we're now in Ice age?? 🤔
Wuhan, Huoshenshan hospital built within 10 days, to handle #coronavirus cases.. construction time lapse video.
2019 Material Design Award Winners - Library - Google Design
>saraswati sindhu civilization
>Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics
What about maths? 🤨
US upping pressure on Switzerland to drop Huawei technology - SWI swissinfo.ch
How does US do this.. upping pressure on Switzerland.. thing? Sanctions? 🙄
>naqqal (नक़्क़ाल or نقّال, meaning mimic or copycat)
"I can see the Statue of Liberty already! Very small, of course"
Kate is about 1 year younger than Leonardo. I remember somebody told me Leonardo was 10 years younger than Kate. 🙄
Are there more ships sailing sea right now, than there're ships down under the sea..?! 🤔
>Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised) are called 'hardware'; those that you can only curse at are called 'software'
>Sanders is on track to win the nomination.
Interesting, if this is 2024.
@vjy Probably cos Elon musk has learnt to keep his mouth shut off late.
@vjy this is hilarious 🤣🤣🤣
@vjy that's just a new day...
@vjy awesome news
@vjy Doesn't work for me. Not appearing in their emoji search either.
@vjy I see. Thanks.
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