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    • Gary Wright II

      This #VeteransDay is the first since the end of 20 year unwinnable war in Afghanistan: 2,401 military deaths (1,921 from hostile action). 20,752 wounded in action. 18 CIA operatives killed. 1,822 civilian contractor deaths. Over $2.3 TRILLION was...More

      • Gary Wright II

        "8 Struggles of Being a Highly Intelligent Person" - OMG This 7 minute video explains so much! It will help you better understand yourself, as well as others who have these problems. #MentalHealth...More

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          Self-Care: Catastrophizing - It's the source of much of my anxiety. As an engineer, our minds are supposed to imagine every possible outcome and prepare for them. But in life, that's overwhelming and self-destructive. Please pay attention to mental...More

          • Gary Wright II

            Geek Food - One of my favorite new features in Python v3.10 is structural pattern matching. Very powerful! 🤯 PEP636 is a good tutorial on how to use it:
            https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0636/

            • Gary Wright II

              The abortion and anti-transgender cases are my highest priority, but two other cases at SCOTUS concern me: Shurtleff v. Boston is part of their plan for a theocracy, and Carson v. Makin is their plan for taxpayers to pay for religious education....More

              • Gary Wright II

                Eye bones, huh? I never realized humans were missing their scleral ossicles until today, and I never thought about why other vertebrates have them.🤯 #STEM Here's the anatomy of eye...More

                • Gary Wright II

                  Artificial Life: What limits the length of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) on Earth is the stability of the molecule itself. The last thing you want is errors or mutations in genetic code. So while lots of data can be packed into that genetic sequence,...More

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                    The Pandora Papers - A massive leak of 12 million files and a long investigation shows how and where the rich and powerful hide their offshore money.
                    https://www.occrp.org/en/the-pandora-papers/

                    • Gary Wright II

                      Animation School - This young man "Bad Normals" (LOL a 3d joke) from Estonia is amazing! He's using Geometry Nodes in Blender v3.0.0-alpha to create lightning effects.🤯 A much better way to do it!...More

                      • Gary Wright II

                        With 64% of their voters supporting it, Switzerland becomes the 30th country to recognize same-sex marriages. Human rights should never be decided by a referendum, but I'll take progress where/how I can get it! 🏳️‍🌈

                        • Gary Wright II

                          Two phrases from two different mentors are stuck ringing in my head: "Enjoying the shade from trees I didn't plant" and "Each of us is more than the worst thing we've ever done." Just by awareness of those two thoughts, you can see the world through...More

                          • Gary Wright II

                            Cause and Effect? Common causes of violence in communities: exposure to violence, shame, isolation, and inability to meet economic needs. Incarceration doesn't help people in any of those areas. In fact, it exacerbates all four of those issues!...More

                            • Gary Wright II

                              Prosecutors hold so much power, and so they are key to fixing racial disparities. I'm so grateful for Professor Angela J Davis, Wesley Caines, and Akhi Johnson for their excellent presentations on Race + Prosecution. ⚖️...More

                              • Gary Wright II

                                Proactive vs Reactive - My latest life goal is for every problem I solve, to spend time addressing the root cause of the problem. For example: We have to react to these cruel laws being passed, but it's more safe and effective to replace those...More

                                • Gary Wright II

                                  Well, Hollyweird finally ran out of ideas and now they're just recycling mashups of old hit shows: 🙄

                                  "Next Fall only on Fox! It's the Hungry American Idol Games - Watch @RyanSeacrest and David Archuleta wrestle in their underwear for a...More

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                                  Gary Wright II
                                  Karl Marx Capital lectures by David Harvey. Communist Manifesto was the quickest but not best route. Democratic Socialism will take longer, but it is the right way to go! #DSA #DemSocialist https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9qzXVDKmBdbTlID3HLHe9QMore
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                                    Geek Food: My favorite and most often used #GoogleAssistant phrase is: "Ok Google, remember where I parked." There's also icon on @googlemaps that does same (tap the blue location dot, then tap Save Parking), but it's easier to just say the phrase.More
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