good morning to #eggboy [cw ec]
good morning #wednesdaywisdom
but if you decided to come at me with this "fahrenheit is actually better for everyday use" bullshit, I *will* block you
@ashfurrow Try this one:
Base 6 is the best counting base, so the superior approach would be to create a new set of units based on the same principles as the metric system, but optimised for heximal, and then to use those.
@OTheB seems like base6 is further from what humans use than base10, but to each their own I guess ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
@ashfurrow Base 6 is great. Has lots of factors, doesn't suffer from the nasty recurring decimals that dozenal does, and every prime number above 3 ends with either a 1 or a 5, which is a nice pattern.
It's also barely less dense than decimal, so you won't end up with huge long numbers.
Something to think about if you ever find yourself thinking "hmm, I really want to learn a new counting base, but I'm not sure which" :)
@ashfurrow Can't actually think of one reason nor a single instance where or why fahrenheit would be better.
@ashfurrow It's not even a good argument. You can't feel a couple degrees F but you probably can feel a couple degrees C.
@ashfurrow It's only good for a couple very specific things. 🤷
@ashfurrow of course not! Same for Celsius. Kelvin is The True Way to measure temperature.
@jacek oh now that’s just silly 😜
@ashfurrow millions of physicists can't be wrong! 😉
@dasyatidprime oh my god, the ultimate centrist measuring scale
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