An eventful ride. I got a nasty cut on my rear tire after just 7 km. Pumped a good while hoping the sealant would do its job. It didn't, even with me pressing on the cut to help it coagulate. So I used a Dynaplug and pumped again. No dice. Used a second Dynaplug right next to the first one and pumped a third time, and it worked. I'm switching to CO2. I'm too old to pump like that by 37⁰C.
Also, I lost the charger case for my earbuds. Somewhere between Crescent Village and Nederland. 😪
On this 4th of July I'm sure the USians among us are having fun enjoying tons of food.
The Tour de France started a couple days ago. Here's an interesting article on nutrition and how not fun it can be:
TL;DR You eat mostly fluids and gels, and as much as you can.
"The amount of food needed is close to the body’s maximum capacity for digestion, so failure to keep up with the enormous calorie intake can spell disaster, because playing catch-up is near impossible"
By the way, for those using an online translation service to read the article above, パンツ does not mean pants but panties/briefs.
The idea is there is a growing share of the Japanese population who consider face masks akin to underwear, and feel embarrassed to remove it in public and show their face.
Floppotron 3.0: 512 FDDs + 16 HDDs + 4 flatbed scanners.
Now we're talking.
Agreed. I have two masters and doctorate. I have never bothered telling my employers about them. Getting a job was not the reason I got these degrees.
In some countries, many years ago and maybe still today, it was even detrimental to your career. However, a former employer was happy to find out about it years after they hired me because thanks to that they could claim some research grant.
Today I don't even work in this field I studied 30-35 years ago.
Overall I quite liked the book but preferred the part before it turns into a crime story. It's moody and psychological, right down my alley.
Aside from some of the minor characters, like Frank, Beatrice and Frith, everyone is either lame or detestable. This is one thing which makes the story unusual.
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