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zebra2  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 6, 2023

Nothing like starting the day off with some identity theft. Got some emails about my new bank account this morning. Still waking up, I'm thinking "did someone put their email in wrong?" But then I saw that they seemed to have my correct name and info, HERE WE GO. About an hour later I think I've done all the stuff I should... reported it to the bank, fraud alert, opened a FTC case etc. etc.

But anyways I don't recall if I mentioned it here before, but one of the additional hobbies I've picked up this year is film photography. Here's one from the latest roll that's kinda cool, near Palmdale.

zebra2  ·  156 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 5, 2023

Released some music.

Ran a bunch. I did ~11 miles the other morning and definitely hurt my foot. Tendons or something like that, but it hurt to stand up this morning. I should probably be a bit more mindful about running now that I'm doing some decent mileage. By the end of my two most recent runs you could tell my legs were done with it.

I had also gotten some shoes from Roadrunner which, after waiting in line forever and being passed through three different sales people and some foot scanning machine just to try on some shoes, walked away with a pair that just don't work for my feet, so there's that.

zebra2  ·  161 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dingbats, my new music

Well that’s like 110% the best kinda reaction to get. I feel… a lot more comfortable with the last couple things I’ve released. Before those I would have been totally happy to make vaporwave spillover, but these latest ones are more what comes naturally I guess?

zebra2  ·  161 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "How much this will matter for colleges and universities is unclear."

I'm cautiously hoping it won't actually be so bad, mainly because I've gone through two of the UC schools. NPR has an article up that discusses the changes in the UCs when AA was eliminated by proposition, but that article is significantly more grim than the UC's press release on the topic (that has actual numbers). UCs today are non-white majority spaces. While some demographics are definitely underrepresented, it doesn't really sit right to call them non-diverse. Will Harvard, etc. follow suit? Maybe not I guess.

    UC undergraduates by race and ethnicity

    Fall 2022:

    32.2% Asian

    22.5% Hispanic/Latino

    22.2% White

    4.5% African American

    0.5% American Indian

    0.3% Pacific Islander

    2.8% Domestic unknown

    15% international

    2002 (post Prop. 209)

    38% Asian

    14% Hispanic/Latino

    36% White

    3% African American

    1% American Indian

    1% Pacific Islander

    8% Domestic unknown

    1% International

    1994 (pre-Prop. 209):

    37% Asian

    15% Hispanic/Latino

    36% White

    4% African American

    1% American Indian

    0% Pacific Islander

    5% Domestic unknown

    1% International

zebra2  ·  163 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: June 28, 2023

Another news article that had me lol today:

Van life is far from glamorous on LA's streets