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RT : Non-stationary Stochastic Optimization under $L_{p,q}$-Variation Measures. (arXiv:1708.03020v3 […
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NEW: “Insider threat” programs are supposed to be used to predict/detect substantial disclosures of classified info…
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Happy Mother’s Day to every mom but this one
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My mom’s badass story:

35 years ago, a doctor came in to the ICU and told my mom (a nurse) to get…
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so because my MC's in korea, i had to go to my mom and ask:

"is the air different in korea?? ... do people come to…
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Tom’s Southeast Asia Travels: Top 7 Experiences | World Expeditions
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It wasn’t common, but it wasn’t uncommon. My family is from two hours south (dad) and 90 minutes e…
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RT : If you’re seeing info today about bailing out incarcerated moms and you’re unfamiliar with the issue of money bail…
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BedJet V2 Bed Fan — Tools and Toys
BedJet V2 Bed Fan

By far the best money I’ve ever spent in my entire life.

—/u/JFinSmith

I’ve always been a hot sleeper, the type who gets stuffy easily and almost never goes to bed without some kind of fan to move air over me all night. As a kid, I would often solve this problem by laying on the floor under a thin quilt covering the nearby floor vent, which would then puff up the quilt into a lovely pocket of cool air. It was honestly the best. (My cat loved it too and would hang out with me under there all the time.)

As an adult, I can now accomplish something similar with the BedJet V2. This bed fan lays flat beneath your bed frame — as long as you’ve got 7 inches of clearance under there; if not, they have a vertical mount stand you can buy — and has a hose that runs up to a nozzle, which itself is held in place by a bracket that you slide under the mattress.

Once it’s set up, use the wireless remote (or their companion app) to have the fan blow air under your top sheet, creating that “cool pocket” I was talking about earlier. It’s kinda like sleeping on an air hockey table, but way more comfy.

In the winter you can use the BedJet as an adjustable bed heater, with a max temp of 104°F. There’s a “turbo” mode that lets you heat the bed up REAL fast (we’re talking a minute or two) before going back to regular, more quiet heating.

You can use the BedJet with any sheet, but if you and your partner have differing temperature needs, they offer a special bedsheet for that. You can even use it with a second BedJet, if you have the cash to drop on it. (Even one unit is pretty pricey, but hey, you do spend a third of your life sleeping.)

Get the BedJet V2 for $339 on Amazon.

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on the last 3 moths of video game dev journey i,..

1. said goodbye to tha old me
2. leaned haskell
2. emacs
3. sno…
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on the last 3 moths of video game dev journey i,..

1. said goodbye to tha old me
2. leaned haskell
2. emacs
3. sno…
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There’s an ecomodernist podcast??

I don’t mind the pro-nuclear propaganda.

I do mind the renewables denialism.
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Amazon, please save The Expanse - -There is power in numbers. If you love the Expanse, take a momen…
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Amazon, please save The Expanse - -There is power in numbers. If you love the Expanse, take a momen…
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This is not just a knock on the Caller cause it’s all networks talking about this, but the media has b…
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RT : Auction properties on the rise
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Loose Signatures: Korean is a very hard language
I'd also argue that Korean morphology and syntax are significantly more complicated than Chinese, which results in a much steeper initial learning curve for expressing basic ideas in the language. Chinese is quite analytic, and while its demands on sentence structure are significant, you can learn to express basic ideas quickly with significant, if very awkward, parataxis. My Chinese is pretty terrible, but on just a year of classes, I can reliably express ideas like obligation, desire, causal relationships, suggested alternatives, facts known/unknown. It's also an SVO language, which abets an English speaker up to a point. Korean, in contrast, is highly agglutinative, and you need a significant repertoire of affixes in order to communicate some fairly basic ideas (like obligation and causal relationships). While verbs are much more lightly inflected than they are in most Indo-European and Semitic languages, they demand thorough internalization of principles of phoneme combination and harmony—rules that themselves carry laundry lists of exceptions. And because verb inflection conveys politeness, you are condemned to sound like an insolent boor unless you have mastered them. I can't speak about Japanese—which is more like Korean than Chinese in many of the respects that I've been mentioning—but if you can imagine trying to juggle the concerns of an agglutinative SOV grammar preoccupied with formality levels while also trying to deal with a menagerie of minimal pairs that your ears can barely discern, and several vowels that don't exist in your native language (ㅓ and ㅡ, I'm looking at you guys), I suspect that Korean has a critical mass of difficulties that at least matches and maybe surpasses that of Japanese for an English speaker.
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Team at the Education Dept that had been examining widespread abuses by for-profit colleges has been marginalized,…
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Don't Skype Me: How Microsoft Turned Consumers Against a Beloved Brand
But Microsoft has paid a price for prioritizing corporations over consumers. The former seek robust security, search and the ability to host town halls; the latter ease-of-use and decent call quality. Inevitably, the complexity of the corporate software crowds out the simplicity consumers prefer.
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Marnie Shure on Twitter: "DEFINITELY only the latter. Alison Roman's "The Only Pie Crust" recipe from her cookbook DINING IN is a revelation!… "
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“DEFINITELY only the latter. Alison Roman’s ‘The Only Pie Crust’ recipe from her cookbook DINING IN is a revelation!”
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GOT TO GET RID OF THESE THINGS TO SENSITIVE ANYWAY
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RT : If — let me stress the word “IF” — this is the deal that is negotiated, it would be a God-awful one for the United…
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Beej's Guide to Unix IPC
A wonderful guide to UNIX IPC, filled with wisdom.
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Beej's Guide to Unix IPC
A wonderful guide to UNIX IPC, filled with wisdom.
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RT : Honestly, the American partisan dynamics that make the world's lone superpower seemingly incapable of forging long-…
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When history books start teaching kids about The Gig
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RT : Perhaps more concerning, we may need to accept that the United States no longer has a sufficiently functioning poli…
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How Puppet’s chief product officer is navigating the rapidly changing world of modern software development – GeekWire
Nobody ever believes me when I say this, but the world of enterprise technology has actually been pretty exciting over the last few years.
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RT : In plain English:

• North Korea as a permanent nuclear power that can strike its neighbors, but not the mainland U…
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RT : Deal taking shape:

• "Getting rid of chem/bio" to mean dismantling whatever stockpile DPRK declares
• Dismantle I…
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The Kimposium is the world’s first academic conference devoted entirely to the USA’s new "royal family," the Kardas…
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RT : Trump: - eats baby -

Sane people: JESUS LEAPING CHRIST YOU JUST ATE A BABY

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That's a shame. All you can ask someone, who in a very private setting said something wrong, is to apo…
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