holy shit i didn't realize i could apply for PPP money as an independent contractor until someone clued me in today.
if you're a sole proprietorship/independent contractor 75% of the loan amount is basically forgiven immediately and you can spend the other 25% on rent, mortgage, utilities etc.
ProtonMail Bridge is open source on macOS, Windows, and Linux https://protonmail.com/blog/bridge-open-source/
The discrepancy between massive unemployment and a rising stock market is disturbing, and the 60% of Americans who do not own stocks "may be just trying to keep food on the table", writes the radical Marxist publication ... [checks notes] ... MarketWatch?
covid-19 probable death, automata
John Conway of Conway's GOL has died, probably due to COVID-19. RIP :( https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jul/23/john-horton-conway-the-most-charismatic-mathematician-in-the-world?CMP=share_btn_tw
food scarcity, lentils
So, I have this writeup I was going to make about how to eat really cheaply with pantry-stable foods, because that's largely how I've cooked for a long time.
But... I don't know if it makes sense to publish anymore, when lentils, the cheapest source of good nutrition in the world, sells for $15/bag online.
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