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Some parts of Japanese are not as romantic as I might like. In particular, calling the months "one month, two month, three month" bothered me. I don't know why they do that. They have these wonderful names available. 
 
February is 2月 in Japanese, but also called 如月 (kisaragi), and alternatively written 衣更着 (kisaragi) in old calenders. 衣 means clothes, 更 means moreover, and 着 means wear. February is the month to put on more clothes against the cold weather.
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I see. I haven't gotten that far, but the names of the months are much prettier.
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Getting much closer to a true meshnet. If one out of ten people in my local area were to install this on their rooted phone (Yeah, I know), I could stop harping on this subject. Most of the people in my building don't even have a landline anymore. Many of the college kids never had one. But if something happens to the cell towers, we go back 100 years in an afternoon. No one except me is ready for that.

The app is free, some functions work on unrooted phones, and if you are dedicated you can buy a base station kind of thing to allow a much wider range for your phones

http://www.servalproject.org/.
Latest News & Information direct from the Serval Project team.
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Fixed, sorry I didn't proof read... Auto complete is a pita.
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Here's the problem with me and Trump, and I think it's a problem many Trump supporters might have. 

Border control is very high on my list. 

Border control and infrastructure are, in my opinion, the two primary valid reasons for government to exist. Everything else verges on an abuse of power, but failing to do those things are neglectful at best, treasonous at the worst. I don't care who you marry, please don't drive too fast in residential areas, but God in Heaven! PROTECT THE FREAKING BORDERS!

Trump is the only person who seems  to have this right. Assuming that he is honest about his intentions (a dubious assumption), the problem is that he is such a foul human being, so narcissistic and controlling, so ignorant yet crafty, that there is no way I can vote for him. I agree(ish) with him on this single issue, but I am smart enough not to vote for him on this single issue. 

I think many of his supporters find him distasteful on many levels, but this single issue makes them look away from the distasteful parts. I can't do that, but maybe they can.
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When Trump was first rising, friends would ask me what I thought of him, possibly hoping I'd endorse their infatuation.  Wasn't happening.  If he does win the nom, I'll vote for him in the general, but I see him as only a sliver above a generic democrat.
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Ah HA!

Here's the tax plan I lost. Increase revenue, disband the IRA, tax laundered money and overseas transfers, be fair to everyone.

http://thetransactiontax.org/
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Sigh, I clearly remember understanding this at one point about 20 years ago. 

I was thinking about using flocking behavior to make my decision making process tend to run towards similar decisions in similar situations. Like if it chooses to be more formal and more careful about privacy, it won't quickly change to less formal and less privacy without testing the waters first.

So if my Assistant is fully formal and only speaks if I have my headphones on during an appointment, it doesn't suddenly go to speaking casually through the speaker as soon as the appointment time is over. It tries maybe a little less formal and checks my response before going any further.

This is kinda like swarm or flocking behavior, but I will have to study it for a while to get it back into my head. 

https://processing.org/examples/flocking.html
Processing is a flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts. Since 2001, Processing has promoted software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology.
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This year's political season sounds to me like "I can't stand those rattlesnakes, I'm going to vote for the cobras"...
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As I said. Closing comments.

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Fine strawman you have there.  Yes, all of that is true of government services and public utilities.
Says nothing at all about the value of deregulation for other markets, nor about the value of breaking up utilities into privately competing deregulated ones.
It's propaganda aimed at setting the public against any deregulation.
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"The Chronicles of Lizzie Borden" - Dexter for the Parasol and Petticoat fans.
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Here's the new rule. 

It's 9, 10, 11, 12 PM!!! until it's 1AM. So yes, 12:59:59 is still PM. I know the whole meridian and blah blah blah.... Who cares about astronomy or whatever. Just do this, because it's the least crazy making.

Everyone just agree with me on this, it'll be easier.

http://www.npl.co.uk/reference/faqs/is-midnight-12-am-or-12-pm-faq-time
There are no standards established for the meaning of 12 a.m. and 12 p.m. and often a 24-hour time is less confusing.
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I was expecting a link to the Onion . . .
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No disrespect for those who need it, it's just that "thickened" was a surprising adjective to see on water.
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Wooooo hoo! I love me some thick ass water!
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To me, a good morning starts with me thinking, upon awakening, "Well, that assumes a non-viscous liquid and a perfect frictionless bucket."

Err... one kind of a good morning. Moving on...

Anyway. I woke up thinking about standing waves. My world view sees all of our experiences as the interaction of standing waves. To understand what I mean by standing waves, in this sense, you need the perfect frictionless bucket. Fill it about 7/8ths of the way up with water, then carefully tap the center to create one wave. If you tap the center, once per wave period, you can gradually build up a wave that has the wavelength of the radius of the bucket. It is highest in the center while it is lowest at the ends, like a 3D representation of the middle example below (I actually got out a pot and tried to video my own demonstration, but it didn't show up well. I need to get back into 3D animation).

Our Universe is a bucket. An electron is a bucket. Waves are vibrating in their perfectly frictionless containment. The entire Universe would be nothing but one symmetrical wave if someone hadn't stuck their finger in the bucket.
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And Who's finger might that have been, I wonder . . . :-)
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I circle back people who interact through posting in a considerate and reasonable way. Thank you for circling me and please join the conversation.

I'm retired from being a homeschooling SAHD and now have empty nest syndrome. I've gone back to college to get a degree in Biological Anthropology. I'm an obsessive science-fiction reader, a compulsive inventor, and I have a disordered apartment in a college town. I play the Ukulele in a style borrowed from John King, may he rest in peace. I'm on the spectrum and I feel good about that. I can just about program my way out of a wet paper bag, I've been working with Artificial Intelligence for 10 years, I've recently invented a new method of ceramic construction, a new type of flute, a new knot (salamander hitch), and I make my own bacon fat mayonnaise. I've been working on my own constructed language for 30 years, but I don't have anyone to speak it with. I'm finally learning Japanese. I believe that we have an immaterial part which science is not yet able to measure, but that when, some day, we are able to, it still won't remove the spiritual aspect of it.
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My son grew up to be a kind, creative and interesting man. I have solved a Rubik's cube in less than two minutes with ~60 year old fingers.
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This is just a coffee house, a really good one, but nothing trendy and fabulous. That's what I like about it. There are separate rooms, quiet tables, and good coffee. Perfect for students or conversation with friends. No, they don't have professional performing Baristas's , but they have friendly servers. If you want something fancy, go somewhere else. But if you like coffee and quiet times with friends, it's a great place for that. Plus!... occasional amateur music.
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A great old fashioned movie house with interesting architectural details, large screens, live stages, art gallery and an eclectic snack bar with OBC root beer and local wines. A great place to see independent or special interest movies you won't see at the franchise multiplex cinema.
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I had coffee there while waiting for something else. And while everything looked good, I didn't get a chance to try anything. The coffee, however, was great.
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