Week 2438

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We took the week off work to focus on taking the remaining inburgering (integration) tests. Already we know we passed the “knowledge of Dutch society” test, and are quite hopeful we passed writing and speaking.

Even without travel, a full week off in the new house felt like a holiday of sorts. I really got my head out of work and expect to be overwhelmed re-entering.

2 Notes

To spite Obama, Trump dismantled the pandemic response team right before a pandemic.

To spite Biden, he’s dismantling the program to prevent nuclear war.

Our brain seems to process luminance faster for warm hues compared to cooler ones. And it really likes pink. This is fun research that may lead us to new models for perceptual color spaces.