Thanks for helping me question my sanity this morning, console.

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"It’s highly possible that this learning difference by age is not due to some magic change in brain plasticity, but simply that adults don’t have as much time to be exposed as children and often hit a point where it stops being helpful to improve after a while. "

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What's your "ugh, this install has been around for ages but I don't want to reinstall completely" spring cleaning process?

gah it's definitely a how-am-i-this-bad-at-my-job week

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So if you're : Get a fan, point it at your face. Don't argue, don't go on about about mental fortitude and suffering and heat acclimatization and maximum adaptation. Just get a damn fan.

@AskChip This is totally a thing people have done: popularmechanics.com/technolog. Mine is a "smart" trainer and I don't have a regular power meter for my bike, so I think I'd need some additional investment if I want a generator AND all my training metrics.

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@pony all I'm saying is that if you curry every line of code, all control flow can be expressed as monadic binding

Someday changing a tube and tire will take me less than an hour, but today is not that day.

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PSA: a mtr showing one host in the middle of the path with loss and then other hosts further down with no loss is NOT proof that there is loss in the middle. It's proof the router in the middle won't answer your pings. You're not getting any loss over the path.

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