Week 2356

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I’m always surprised at how time-consuming it is to manage people. You might think I would eventually calibrate my expectations.

Shannon’s mother is going to come visit us this summer, so the two of them will have a lot of mom-and-daughter time. It may surprise some people, but I am happy about this. I’m fortunate to like my mother-in-law, and Shannon’s excitement is palpable.


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Topics the algorithmic demons of Twitter have deemed relevant to me:

  • Data Visualization
  • Information Security
  • Software Engineers
  • Technology VC
  • United Nations

Is anyone tracking these, ontologically, as @alexismadrigal did with Netflix?

I’ve never gotten the word “patriotic”, even when I was a young conservative Boy Scout. It has always seemed to stand only for “supporting the same authority we do”. https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse/status/1123346471477219333

America’s next president is going to have some hard decisions to make about defending far-flung allies from swarm forces: https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/china-army-navy/