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Attempts to build squirrel-proof bird feeder

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Ninja squirrels — impressive.

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29 May 2020 at 10:03 am

Sarah Cooper is my new favorite insightful person

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Consider, for example, this post. Anyone from a corporate workplace will recognize all of this.

Of look through the short videos in her Twitter feed. (I discovered the easy way to turn on the sound, which is needed, is to restart the video by click the start of the video progress bar.)

YouTube has several. Here’s one:

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28 May 2020 at 11:12 am

Language and machines, we and AI

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25 May 2020 at 8:39 pm

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Triple domino spiral — 15,000 dominoes

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And even more ambitious, with a hefty slice of Rube Goldberg:

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23 May 2020 at 5:48 pm

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Kite-flying with flair

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21 May 2020 at 7:12 pm

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Synchronicity

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19 May 2020 at 2:21 pm

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The Royal Game of Ur

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The game, at around 5000 years old, is in the same age group as Go, but it is a very different game. It has some interesting aspects and nuance, and is not so simple a game as you might think — as the video points out, it’s on the order of backgammon, with a healthy amount of skill mixed in with chance.

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12 May 2020 at 9:27 am

Posted in Games, Video

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