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Cumol  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: To Crack the Toughest Optimization Problems, Just Add Lasers

I got to the point where he said "that's a mouthful" and then I stopped understanding what is happening.

What is happening in the optic Fibre spool?

If I understood correctly, it is like doing computations but using light to do the calculation. I just don't get how you translate a problem like the traveling salesman to these pulses and come up. With an answer.

Cumol  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sparknotes for Shakira’s performance on the Day of the Superb Owl

Anna loulou translates to "I am lulu", never thought about the possible connection to Honolulu 😂

Sadly, the place closed down last year (a few months after this docu came out). My favorite place to hang out in jaffa :(

Trumps plan would simply bend the current border to include Tira in the west Bank territories... Feels very surreal to think about it. I would probably lose my Israeli passport.

I am also a big fan of psychedelic trance :) my connection to the jazar crew comes from a couple of friends I met at a psytrance festival in Hungary in 2014.

What were you up to in Israel?

Cumol  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Prospective Alzheimer’s Trial Reports

The whole amyloid hypothesis is a bunch of crap and a perfect example of one facet of contemporary horrible science.

Sometimes I feel like I am being mocked. In school they teach us about hypothesis based science and the moment you have a degree everyone preaches publication based science.

Go with the flow and ride the waves, they say. And you end up with billions fail invested and no step forward.

What annoys me the most is that the scientists that pushed the narrative are still pushing it. "it has to be right", "the others did it wrong"...

You had your hypothesis, you tested (echo chambered) it, and the result is NOPE.

Wrap the shit up and go to the next possible hypothesis. Rinse and repeat.

Cumol  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski: I hate to toot my own horn, but . . .

But what do I do when I don't know what I am feeling?

Cumol  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sparknotes for Shakira’s performance on the Day of the Superb Owl

I only found out about AL nather recently through this mini documentary. Give it a watch, you won't regret.

Cumol  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Primer on the ideological roots of Sanders and Warren

Thank you for this. It was a good read and for the first time explains (to me at least) what the real difference is between them.

Now how possible is a sanders + Warren ticket?

Cumol  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sparknotes for Shakira’s performance on the Day of the Superb Owl

Oooooh of course there is :D

Parallel to the commonly known rap scene in the west, I group up listening to D.A.M. , an arab israeli rap group that used to have very political (1) tracks and now are more critical towards society. Specially their lead guy, Tamer Nafar (2).

However, when you look for good, as in, sounds good, I think of Bo Kulthum (3) and N3rdistan . N3rdistan is probably my best "rapper" I have heard from the arabic world. Maybe because of his approach. His texts are known arabic poems. Either a few hundred years old like this one from Al Maari (4), or, my current absolute favorite, a recent poem from Nizar Qabbani (5).

There is for sure much much more, my knowledge is however more focused to what I stumbled upon by chance. There is also the very local, palestinian scene. I think from there I suggest Al Nather and his track Fi Wa'et (6) (couldn't find a youtube video).

I hope that is a good starter for now. There are a few spotify playlists with arabic rap if you are interested. I am very picky with the rap as I don't like mumble rappers, overly autotuned, silly rappers (that have no message) etc. so I end up zooming onto a few.







Cumol  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski, February 5, 2020

Our last party had about 100 people. Space is no issue :D

If you find yourself in these corners again, let me know :)

Cumol  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Romney announces he will break ranks with the GOP and vote to convict Trump

You guys have a fucked up system. And I hope no one dares to call this a democracy...

Cumol  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski, February 5, 2020

Thank you for the quick into zebra2 and kingmudsy, I guess I will check it out right now!

I wonder though. If this is a free indie game, why is it closed-source?

Cumol  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski, February 5, 2020

I have to ask, what is Dwarf Fortress? I keep hearing that name over and over. When I check it, it looks like some kind of RPG game? Can you explain?

Cumol  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski, February 5, 2020

how could you just rush through Heidelberg and not drop-in for a coffee??? I live next to the train station :D

True, very expensive. But they keep for a while.

We are using a Miele vacuum cleaner from the early 90s. This thing is unstoppable.

What about Miele machines?