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flagamuffin  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: SimCity Created a Generation of Urban Planners

urban planning has been around for a really long time. it's why we're in this mess. it's also why jane jacobs had to write angry nyt columns every week for fifty years

flagamuffin  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Romney announces he will break ranks with the GOP and vote to convict Trump

everything politicians do is self-serving but in this case the dude will be like 77 next time around. it ain't happening

flagamuffin  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 22, 2020

madrid is more spain than barcelona

can't go wrong with any of the three

note that if your layover is in the midafternoon you will get absolutely nothing done and have trouble finding food served by locals

flagamuffin  ·  47 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What was the best album of 2019

best synthwave i've found so far

too many damn tokens on redacted so i'm going to deep dive 2019 for the next month or two

flagamuffin  ·  48 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Got any New Year's resolutions, Hubski?

not looking forward to sharing the building's little gym with actual people for approximately the first five weeks of the year, though

flagamuffin  ·  49 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Got any New Year's resolutions, Hubski?

keep improving. more exercise, another 60-70 books, travel to places i've never seen. keep it locked in lads

flagamuffin  ·  51 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, How Has Your Decade Been?

18 tats shit that's astronautalis territory

flagamuffin  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 18, 2019

thank you!

we do have a little club. membership $18 per year. i am not the club-joining type, but perhaps i will make an exception.

can whitewater kayaks double as placid lake/river kayaks? probably right? if so, i may just buy one of those and if i ever get around to using it in whitewater, so much the better.

flagamuffin  ·  61 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 18, 2019

that looks so fun. how much was your kayak? is it specifically for whitewater?

flagamuffin  ·  61 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 18, 2019

    because - guess what? - if your Prius 12v battery is dead (my diagnosis of the problem), you can't lock the doors

there's just no way

flagamuffin  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: WaitWho.Is: an RSS for people

i think this is a great idea. i think i must consume content (or try to) in a way similar to your friend. paul graham is a good example, and i'm not surprised he likes this, because he saw the need a long time ago, hence paulgraham.com, which does exactly the same thing without bells, whistles, and other people

flagamuffin  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

was there, once upon a time, a way to see hubski/tag/xx?shareby=flagamuffin

oh wait, that still works. is there a way to jump to it from the tag page? what does 'filter' do on hubski/tag/xx -- i can't really make it do anything and it doesn't change the url, just clears everything out

flagamuffin  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

i miss being able to see what percentage of my contributions -- so to speak! ha! -- were shares and which were posts

i know mobile mobile blah blah ick. remember when the computers were sort of shaped like apples?

flagamuffin  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dead clubs

i like that dead century tag

it's empty

where's the photoessay about the empty sea towers off the coast of london?

edit: there we go

flagamuffin  ·  69 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

i found them useful as a rough estimate of when someone was last active

optimizing for mobileee oh boy

flagamuffin  ·  69 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

you killed profile graphs on purpose, i guess?

flagamuffin  ·  71 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What was the best album of 2019

how does the zeitgeist choose who gets famous

i mean i just watched that music video and god, how does it choose

i do exactly this and am never hungry, so i don't know if it counts as "fasting"

flagamuffin  ·  72 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

nope just aesthetic preference so no worries

flagamuffin  ·  73 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

these sorts of pages have been broken forever, ex. https://hubski.com/posts/kingmudsy?shareby=flagamuffin

i've never seen one respect the shareby param

flagamuffin  ·  73 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

logging the opinion that i miss the hoverbubbles for shares etc

flagamuffin  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Why We Sleep" Is Riddled with Scientific and Factual Errors

beware second-option bias. guzey's article is indeed rigorous, as usual, and walker's book seems pretty wishy-washy in places, although i only read reviews. but... sleep is extremely good for you. as the best rebuttal on r/ssc points out, the overall message of the book is correct and shouldn't be overly compromised by lower-level criticisms, however valid

flagamuffin  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Why We Sleep" Is Riddled with Scientific and Factual Errors

as far as it being a gotcha, it's more just orthogonal to the question of whether sleep is good for you. an electric shock may get your heart moving again in an emergency, but i would not characterize it as good for you.

indeed walker's language is imprecise

flagamuffin  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Why We Sleep" Is Riddled with Scientific and Factual Errors

the number of depressed adults is one thing, the number successfully using sleep deprivation therapy is another

googling "wake therapy" yields a lot of pop articles with the classic numerous studies say, but the studies all -- including the one guzey links in his response -- point out that the effect reverses after a while/a night's sleep. so i mean, if you get depressed once a month, then maybe pulling an all-nighter is fine and this is a godsend. but for chronic depression, which is what i assume "major depression" is... if this is the therapy you choose, say goodbye to your job.

entertainingly, the relevant pdf from guzey's essay is hosted by gwern and has "illegal to host publicly" stamps all over it