Proud of my little pantheist
“Mommy, what is god’s job?”
“Um.” A silence pregnant with panic.
“What does he do?”
“Well, he created the world and now he watches over it.”
“Oh, that’s good. So we could all be god then couldn’t we?”
“Eat your lunch, son.”
Hi, I’m John Tolva!
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"With the future of the world’s ecological and human systems now so deeply interconnected, a new movement in reef conservation is putting social systems at its heart and explicitly building resilience into human and ecological systems in tandem. In other words, protecting nature means protecting people."
"Clearly, when it comes to certain kinds of problems, the response must be collective, supported by public effort, and dominated by something other than too-tidy-by-half invocations of market rationality and the maximization of individual personal freedom."
“Imagine how dangerous sailing the high seas would be if all the ships ever lost in history were still drifting on top of the water,” ESA’s director general said at the time. “That is the current situation in orbit, and it cannot be allowed to continue.”
Here comes GPT-3.
"The board is extremely concerned that “irrudinous” is not a word."
Interface design fundamentals by way of LEGO bricks and a dive into Soviet control panels? /swoon
Pandemic Practice: Horror Fans and Morbidly Curious Individuals Are More Psychologically Resilient During the COVID-19 PandemicThis sample size of one agrees.
This warmth is what I miss most about Chicago.
"Noesis now includes a Roomba script. It will track your Roomba, store tracking data, allow you to visualize that data in a variety of ways, and, of course, turn that data into a randomized DOOM map."
Architects love it when real life looks like a plan diagram.