Jay Lake and the Story a Week Experiment — An interview with me by Catherine Schaff-Stump.
How Google Converted Language Translation Into a Problem of Vector Space Mathematics — To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers. Wow, is there a lot of handwavium here.
Full Service: 1937 — A rather amusing photo from Depression-era Georgia by Dorothea Lange.
Mystery Solved: Black Hole Belch Caused Galactic Glow — ow astronomers discovered signs of a massive, two-million-year-old “burp” at the Milky Way’s core.
Florida attorney general delays execution for fundraiser — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has apologized for postponing an execution scheduled for Tuesday to accommodate a campaign fundraiser. The Republican is going ahead with the fundraiser at her waterfront home to kick off her reelection campaign. But she said Monday night that it was a mistake for her office to ask Gov. Rick Scott to delay the execution. The request was granted and the execution, which had been postponed twice before, is now scheduled for Oct. 1. Stay classy, conservative America. It’s what you do best. (Via
?otD: Are your dreams as empty as my conscience seems to be?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Number of FEMA troops on my block violating religious freedom by treating LGBTQ people like human beings: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)