I’m still struggling to go from character to tone reliably. I can have a good guess at the pinyin, but I don’t yet have a system for tones. I suspect this is where I need to bring the spoken and the written languages together. #Chinese
🤔 I wonder if Spaced Repetition can be applied to relationships.
Been thinking about a number of decent one-off conversations I've had in 2020.
Excellent article on 5G. It gets a bit technical but I particularly like this paragraph:
> “The level of excitement should be more akin to finding out your city has (silently) dug up the streets while you were sleeping, replaced 10-inch water mains with 20-inch ones, and then cleaned it all up without you knowing.”
Enjoyed the Go London Study Group this evening. Added super sampling to my Mandelbrot set generator. #golang
If you are in the U.K. Monzo are giving £10 to anyone who uses a referral link to open an account. I don’t benefit from referrals, but you can.
Who doesn’t want a mobile first, cloud native bank that was built from the ground up in the last few years? AND it comes with a hot coral pink card. What’s not to love?
The economics of the gig economy in China mean it is not only possible but seems common to get someone to go to Starbucks and bring you your coffee in the morning.
The store is open, staff are making coffee but I’m the only customer here. Instead there are a steady stream of delivery riders turning up to collect orders.
The tech drove me to management, the management drove me to tech. Forever learning. Always up for a conversation.
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