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- Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home.
- https://www.bitsaboutmoney.com/archive/the-infrastructure-behind-atms/ - The infrastructure behind ATMs
- https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/996369 - FDA Panel Deems Phenylephrine Ineffective
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h1s2SojIRw - “2.8.1 QuickSort Algorithm” by Prof. Abdul Bari
- Very good explanation on how quicksort works; nontrivial example; easy to follow
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqLt2GfX6jg - “Why Pointers?” by Prof. Abdul Bari
- Very good explanation; easy to follow
- I found that videos made by Prof. Abdul Bari are excellent in terms of content. The explanations are succinct and easy to follow.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3San3uKKHgg - “Quick sort with Hungarian, folk dance” by kamal yassin on 2013-04-10
- entertaining, informative.
- Bram Moolenaar has died.
- He is one of my heroes.
- I finished watching all five seasons of “Breaking Bad” and its sequel film “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” on Netflix. They are very good.
- A Red Flag Warning means high fire danger with increased probability of a quickly spreading vegetation fire in the area within 24 hours.
- If you are using conda, consider upgrading to conda >= 22.11 and set the solver to libmamba as explained in the article Conda Is Fast Now. Like, Really Fast (anaconda.org). It works great. The libmamba solver solves the environment very quickly. The packages are downloaded and extracted in parallel.
- See also: https://github.com/conda/conda/releases
- tags | solving environment
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Sibylla_Merian - Maria Sibylla MerianUntil her careful, detailed work, it had been thought that insects were “born of mud” by spontaneous generation. Her pioneering research in illustrating and describing the various stages of development, from egg to larva to pupa and finally to adult, dispelled the notion of spontaneous generation and established the idea that insects undergo distinct and predictable life cycles.
- I came to know about her from https://www.neccheli.com/2023/03/విజ్ఞానశాస్త్రంలో-వనిత-2/ which profiles her life story in a succint way.
- https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-12/instant-pot-and-pyrex-maker-instant-brands-files-for-bankruptcy - Instant Brands, maker of the Instant Pot pressure cooker and Pyrex glassware, filed for bankruptcy on Monday.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg62ennFHGQ - “Charlie Munger Really Likes Costco … But Warren Buffett Has Heard It Before”
- https://www.neccheli.com/2023/02/విజ్ఞానశాస్త్రంలో-వనితల/ - talks about Emmy Noether (wikipedia.org), a German mathematician who made many important contributions to abstract algebra.
- https://www.cdc.gov/melioidosis/outbreak/2021/index.html - 2021 Multistate outbreak of melioidosis
- https://about.gitlab.com/blog/2021/01/27/we-need-to-talk-no-proxy/ - We need to talk: Can we standardize NO_PROXY?
- https://docs.python.org/3/howto/sorting.html - “Sorting HOW TO - Python”
- high information density, good read to from top to bottom at least once.
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Founder - A movie on how McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain was created.
- available on netflix.
- https://blog.plover.com/math/se/calculus-exercise.html - I liked this simple calculus exercise
- The History 101 TV series available on Netflix is very good. The videos are short and to the point. High information density, easy to follow.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUhisi2FBuw - The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can by engineerguy
- Very well explained; high information density; easy to follow along.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVNO4jHMPA4 - Sonoco’s Accu-Salt Salt Dispenser
- It is used by McDonalds.
- Link to the product - https://www.sonoco.com/markets/food-powdered-beverage/food-service-deli
- Made by Sonoco which trades under ticker SON - https://investor.sonoco.com/
- https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/owners.html - Berkshire Hathaway owner's manual
- Youtube videos by Corey Schafer
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr0mpwqttM0 - Programming Terms: First-Class Functions
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swU3c34d2NQ - Programming Terms: Closures - How to Use Them and Why They Are Useful
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsAPt_9Bf3U - Python Tutorial: Decorators - Dynamically Alter The Functionality Of Your Functions
- All the three videos above are very good. High information density, well explained, easy to follow, contains good examples.
- https://www.capitalone.com/bank/cds/special-cd-rates/ - 5% APY on 11-month CDs from Capitalone; Rate should be locked in by 3/14/2023.
The co-conspirators entered the safe deposit box rooms of the targeted banks and used sophisticated camera equipment, including borescopes that are typically used in medical procedures, to photograph the insides of locks of safe deposit boxes belonging to other individuals.
- Tech Layoff Tracker - https://www.trueup.io/layoffs
- I Bonds Beneficiary vs Second Owner in TreasuryDirect (thefinancebuff.com)
- How To Grant Transact or View Right on Your I Bonds (thefinancebuff.com)
- How to Add a Joint Owner or Change Beneficiary on I Bonds (thefinancebuff.com)
- All the above articles from thefinancebuff.com are of high information density; easy to read; comprehensive
- Most recent first
- Each year in its own page.
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