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420 posted: Fri 2018-04-20 05:18:58 tags: n/a
Anniversary of Mom's passing, but also 11th anniversary of having quit smoking. Emptied dishwasher, figured out and filled out timecard for the week.
wed posted: Wed 2018-04-11 10:11:41 tags: n/a
fon and credit card pd
trash out
couples coaching appt
recycling drop-off
The introduction of Cronus Astaroth on 2014-10-20 heralded a new generation of monster hunting targets. This 5th gen was characterized by the "stance" mechanic. Each 5th+ gen monster has a stance rating. Cronus Astaroth's stance rating, for example, is 30. To qualify for legendary loot, damage on these monsters must be done with a general whose stance level at least equals the monster's. At simplest, the general's level is their stance level too. Alliancing additional generals of the same stance TYPE adds ... (...more)
sun posted: Sun 2018-04-08 05:13:45 tags: n/a
There was an artcle linked on Reddit about what humans will do when much of survival-work is automated. The article assumed a universal basic income to allow mankind working at "being human" - investing time in family and self-improvement. I think that's incredibly naive - it could just as easily be that 99.9% of humans will still have to scrabble and drudge. Eveywhere in Marxist theory, replace "means of production" with "machines of production", and realize that "private security" and "law enforcement" c... (...more)
fri posted: Fri 2018-04-06 14:06:51 tags: movies
Another movie in the recent watch rotation was Nineteen Eighty-Four. The character of Julia was played by Suzanna Hamilton, whose limited resumé also includes Roman Polanski's 1979 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel, Tess (of the d'Urbervilles). Mixed feelings about seeing that now, considering Polanski's crimes.