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Tonight I tried a VR pottery simulator. It was... nice! It was a nice feeling, to vanish into this beautiful, quiet, completely clean space with diddly soft jazz drifting in my ears, working carefully to make something simple. I don't know how to describe it other than the process of creating without the pressure of having to be creative. Very calming.

Today's basement treasure hunt turned up this: one of the first objects ever printed on a MakerBot

I mean, sure, that's an effective strategy if you assume that everyone is a mentat with full perception and recall over the course of a rolling window of two weeks, but unfortunately the national strategic sapho juice reserves are nearly depleted as it is

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It's really strange to see people insisting that electronic contact tracing is useless and we should rely only on human contact tracing instead. What kind of Butlerian Jihad bullshit is this anyway?

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RT @bob_burrough
What’s the best way to apply thermal paste? 👇

Drew a Sierpinski triangle for my kids and the 3yo immediately wanted to fill in the missing triangles

My kids both slept until past 7:15 and I'm just so amazingly fucking happy right now

Edgar Allen Worm's "The Conqueror Fungus"

parenting, poop 

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til the difference between the '>' and '>|" redirects

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