spotted in London: the eternal modern, the aesthetic end of history.

(Cézanne died 116 years ago, but his paintings are still considered modern. This is more to do with our stagnation than his prescience.)

funniest example of Gell-Mann amnesia I have ever seen

i feel you, entire staff of microsoft research, i feel you

Icon my graphic designer picked for Alignment. Nice but unintended ironies:

the two systems begin with the same orientation then there's a drastic orientation shift; they converge *with equal gravity*, & then the values handshake completes, merging them into one effective agent

got myself a christmas present by ordering books to my mam's house in april and completely utterly forgetting about them. like finding twenty quid in your pocket. pure grace.


a Schelling point for those who seek one