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    • Gary Wright II
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      Banned Books - The majority of books being banned are #LGBTQ+, so I'm grateful for Them for compiling a list. My local #library in #Guntersville, #Alabama created a display of banned books....More...

      • Gary Wright II
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        Overton Window -or- "Fractured Realities"
        Methinks we should no longer view USA as one widening Overton Window, but as two separate ones. As the right falls off a cliff into fascism, it's upon those of us who are still sane to keep a majority...More...

        • Gary Wright II
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          For-Profit Rehabs -or- "No good deed goes unpunished!"
          I made mistake of publishing URL of drug rehab facility on my suicide prevention page. Now I'm getting inundated with for-profit rehabs to the point I've pulled all listings down and only list...More...

          • Gary Wright II
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            My Metaphor for Misplaced Hate: Many people hate Goldenrod because they think it causes their allergies. But that pollen is too large and sticky to become easily airborne, so it's usually not the cause of most people's suffering. Think of all the...More...

            • Gary Wright II
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              Creating Alternate Worlds - Using Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN), we're able to "teach" computers to generate realistic derivatives of things that already exist. The website "This X does not exist" highlights many fascinating...More...

              • Gary Wright II
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                Webb Space Telescope's First Images - 🤯🤯🤯
                https://www.nasa.gov/webbfirstimages

                • Gary Wright II
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                  Windows 11 Hack - You can't move windows between virtual desktops directly yet (AFAIK), but you can open the Task View and then move applications to the desired desktop from there. First, open “Task View” [Win+Tab key] and focus the desktop with...More...

                  • Gary Wright II
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                    Jellyfin Media Server - I've been waiting for a feature-rich open source/free solution! Here's a tutorial on how to use Jellyfin with a Raspberry Pi, but you can also install it on other...More...

                    • Gary Wright II
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                      Tapping Out! Last week while I was playing with a 7 year old, the kid said a phrase that I am going to surely adopt. The kid said, "I am no longer willing to accept this challenge!" which reminded me to only focus my efforts and attention to where I...More...

                      • Gary Wright II
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                        Apathy is KILLING us literally! In the last election cycle, my current home county of Marshall County, Alabama had 76.6% of registered voters choose NOT to exercise their sacred right to vote. That's 50,000 voices being silent while so many other...More...

                        • Gary Wright II
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                          su vs. sudo - Since converting all of my servers to Ubuntu, I mostly use sudo. But there are advantages/disadvantages to both commands. Do you know the difference between the usage of the two? Here's one opinion, but choose which works best for your...More...

                          • Gary Wright II
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                            Geek Food 🖥️: More years ago than I'd like to admit, Bruce Eckel with "Thinking in Java" got me started with #Java. But tech and programming languages evolve, and I've migrated all but one app from Java to #Python. "Thinking in Python" is on my...More...

                            • Gary Wright II
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                              "Sand Batteries" are brilliant! 🤯 The planet has no shortage of sand, and through research scientists will reduce the 100 ton requirement per silo. Storing heat with sand is an example of a green energy strategy using existing...More...

                              • Gary Wright II
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                                Quantum Physics - Neutrons and protons are made of three quarks each that are "ordinary" matter, but there are tetraquarks and pentaquarks that are "exotic" matter. The way they decay is special, so a new theory of physics is now...More...

                                • Gary Wright II
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                                  "How to be Hopeless" by Carlos Maza is something everyone should bookmark, and then find an hour of time to watch and think about. He talks about the book "Plague" by Albert Camus, but with modern day comparisons. Brilliant and...More...

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                                  Gary Wright II
                                  Webb Space Telescope's First Images - 🤯🤯🤯 https://www.nasa.gov/webbfirstimagesMore...
                                    Gary Wright II
                                    "Sand Batteries" are brilliant! 🤯 The planet has no shortage of sand, and through research scientists will reduce the 100 ton requirement per silo. Storing heat with sand is an example of a green energy strategy using existing tools/resources/technology: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-61996520More...
                                      Gary Wright II
                                      Quantum Physics - Neutrons and protons are made of three quarks each that are "ordinary" matter, but there are tetraquarks and pentaquarks that are "exotic" matter. The way they decay is special, so a new theory of physics is now possible: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-62027238More...
                                        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...
                                          Gary Wright II
                                          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...