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nowaypablo  ·  75 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: UFC 246 Free Fight: Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2

I bet on the likely winner, not the one I was rooting for :)

nowaypablo  ·  107 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 4, 2019

Wow what a throwback. I resent that anything I say on Hubski is held to any regard, but I appreciate it. I'm 6 months away from snatching my diploma and commission and getting out of here.

How did the follow-up mock symposium go? I wonder if you improved on the feedback or overthink and oversell like I do.

    I hope to learn something beyond hitting the floor safely.

Aikido is such a cool martial art especially for its philosophy. Much respect. Luckily you have a mat so the harder you hit the ground, the more bounce you get on your way back up.

edit: hijacking your conversation with applewood, you should seriously hop in for an hour or two at that Sambo spot. And report back.

nowaypablo  ·  124 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Bridgewater has just bet a billion and a half on a March recession.

nowaypablo  ·  130 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 6, 2019

I'm around! Miss you guys. I check in occasionally but have not had time. Would love to do a pubski post at some point. I really hope you're doing well.

    Trying to find more volunteer opportunities to partake in, and trying to find time for it all.

What're you involved in atm?

nowaypablo  ·  359 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Galen plays guitar: Shakey Graves, "The Donor Blues"

You absolute madman.

nowaypablo  ·  359 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Rhythms of Tigran Hamasyan

Yo. I listen to his music all day long. Seen him live and met him a bunch of times-- even had dinner with him once. He's an actual genius, rhythm isn't even the half of it. Just regarding musicianship, I've seen him do so many fucked up things to a piano that I can't even begin to get into it.

The fact that a lot of his melodies are based on Armenian folk songs is personally very sweet too, he grew up in a village in Armenia and borrows heavily, especially in his first album A Fable. Nowadays he's just off the chain:

nowaypablo  ·  360 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Brexit: What's the f**k is going on?

Well, uninformed voters is probably a better identification strategy for this (not serious) study. You could pull it off with survey data. From there the results that we’re all assuming would be found could make a great argument for representative democracy. Obviously the issue then extends to “welp, the dumb masses have elected a dumb representative.” Or worse, they’ve elected a smart one that can market to them.

In reality, all a rational voter needs to do in the US is vote for a candidate whose agenda best reflects their interests. Somehow, that’s an impossible expectation for us.

nowaypablo  ·  361 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Brexit: What's the f**k is going on?

    The past three years have done a yeoman's job of making me stop overestimating the intelligence of the average voter.

I need someone to run me some descriptive statistics in a study that can quantify average voter intelligence and then map it over the last 60 years.

nowaypablo  ·  384 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A love letter to Airwolf (RIP Jan Michael Vincent)

nowaypablo  ·  390 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 12, 2018

Been listening to it all week. Love some of the tracks like Cops and Robbers.

edit: woops I thought we were talking about Shakey Graves. Reignwolf's new record is also dope!!

nowaypablo  ·  393 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: An Agenda for Moderates: "Love Your Neighbor"

"Love your neighbor" is by no means a legitimate electable tag-line right now. The irony here isn't lost on me. But his description of the parties is pretty accurate-- not just in this piece-- yet unaddressed by most people in political discourse. And just to his credit, he does a great job of digging up anecdotal evidence from American political history to add an extra hint of 'troubling' to it all.