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When a battery is covered in a bittering layer. Also, music by request, uncovering an old Simpsons joke, transitioning Paris to being bike friendly, string theory lies, Maggie's link to Crynyl, and writing guidelines for your apps.

This week's video is a bit different - it's a walk through of my Top Tracks music app.

You say "thank you" both to thank the other person and to remind yourself of all of the things that others do for you throughout your day.

Altering the future by accepting "little accomodations" just for now. Also, a fancy bicycle garage, the latest Ham4Ham, refusing censorship, passing the torch, good art from bad people, Maggie's link to iconic fonts from Microsoft, and Ward's Agile highlights.

We kick off a three part series on math and exponents with this classic proof that you can raise a rational number to a rational power and get an irrational number.

Thinking back to conferences during the pandemic where we went back on the road without leaving our couch.

Encountering various levels of magic while traveling. Also, stepping into Escher's world, Zelda's open world, It starts with a name, AI in illustrations, I may be a Luddite, Maggie's link to a mom at the Taylor Swift concert, and upcoming accessibility from Apple.

This is one of my favorite proofs of all time. It shows that you can raise an irrational number to an irrational power and get a rational number without telling you what those numbers are.

Many times when we say we're looking for advice, we're really seeking permission. Go ahead and give yourself permission to do the things you want and need to do.

Thoughts on a passage by Eliot. Also, Conjunction Junction live, AI in Wendy's Drive Through, Kareem remembers Jim Brown, Maggie's link to the Sheep to Shawl competition, and Paul Hudson's Control Room.

Part three of the fun with exponentials series is a fun proof that there's only one pair of distinct positive integers m and n such that m^n = n^m.

Design Patterns aren't those long, complicated, formal things you think they are. They are usually simple solutions to a common problem. This episode includes a simple example

The challenges of hiding the body after a murder. Also, a white squirrel, Doonesbury's new board game Spree, Electric Mayhem tops the charts, globes as round-earth propaganda, how your computer knows the time, Maggie's link to an animal video, and Paul asks What's the next GOTO.

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