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(Many vegetarians do not follow this rule and that is of course their own personal prerogative, but I have always f…
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Here is the most important guideline for eating well on any restricted diet: do not make any substitutions that you…
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Omnivore opinions about how all vegetarian/vegan food is terrible are the most tedious thing.

(I'm not vegetarian…
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Probably a good choice. I think to the degree I recommend this book it's in the capac…
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fwiw autistic elven vampire sorceress doesn't get that much airtime and I was fairly…
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Hairless cat perks:
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-Chatty
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Also TBH given how absurd this amount of money is: build a second city nearby with high speed transport…
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Academic turns city into a social experiment – Harvard Gazette
It has been brought to my attention that some of you are not aware of the utility of mimes for traffic control:
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(It's been pointed out to me on IRC that obviously the correct thing to do is to spend a huge amount of…
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It's not my idea! It's a legitimate traffic control technique that has been employed to gr…
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In which learns that it's dangerous to ask idea generation questions around me.
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Hike up transport fees but implement a variant halbtax system - residents can buy an annual card (with…
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We don't - the values of the constants are now set in stone. As measurement accuracy improves, it's the…
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Through a mix of data and surveying, find out which businesses' offices are contributing most to the pr…
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Offer educational posters and free courses in the appropriate ways to utilise public space. Hire mimes…
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Question: Now that the SI units are all defined in terms of fundamental constants, how do we measure those constant…
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Main suggestion:

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So the general theme of my thinking is that there is no way to fix the underground, even with this budg…
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Yeah it's definitely good for that. I think the author makes a tonne of money on business consulting a…
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In which case I'd recommend the book. My main caveat is that I think it ignores or discounts Goodhart'…
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Prefaced with disclaimer that this isn't really what you want but... "How to measure anything" is a pr…
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RT : Folks I'm increasingly interested in how we quantify meaning; especially love, relationships, nurturing and connect…
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I like hash browns. I would consider hash browns on the side as a modest to significant i…
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Two notes:
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This is honestly one of the great recurring mysteries in my life.
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Also for some utterly bizarre reason they think that when you do a veggie burger you need to add a hash br…
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It's not generally that. They're clearly trying, and they do do vegetarian dishes, but the vegetarian dish…
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I mean in fairness there are some pretty great things you can do with a whole cauliflower, but you definitely want…
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To date this has been my major problem with the vegetarian options (especially the vegan ones) at the Imperial cafe…
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Them: Culturally appropriate social greeting ritual , short form.
Me: Culturally appropriate social greeting ritu…
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RT : The story of "AI" is circular:

1. Overpromise
2. Be overfunded and burn through a lot of cash
3. not follow up on…
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A thing I like to do with teaching analysis is to jump into abstract topology…
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Must say, these results aren't quite what I expected!

Expected the breakdown to be much more biased towards the "Y…
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RT : Write better:
Know your audience (for real)
Use simple language
Say more with fewer words
Use active voice
Convey t…
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Rewriting the Rules is extremely good and I'm vaguely annoyed with myself* for waiting as long as I did to read it:…
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PPPS (sorry). I have since concluded that an interestingly large subset of this skillset - the dissection of messy…
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The trick is to just find the button that means "Add 30 seconds" and then only use that. Nobody understan…
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This came up partly because we were discussing how good Meg-John Barker is at doing this and as far as I know they…
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They're all Brexit category resignations.
Patisserie Valerie is very pro brexit.

Also he resigned ove…
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