I could definitely hear some chords forming as they zoom around.

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Having fun with spatial audio. These are 24 audio sources, each playing one note of the chromatic scale.

look at these grotesque forms of humanity, and ask yourself if you feel any sympathy towards them, and if you should feel any sympathy towards them.

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How does art and entertainment fit into Effective Altruism?

Too bad juniper berry is so expensive here. I'd love to add more piney notes in there.

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I also tested making a cocktail out of it with tonic water, as my initial goal was to make G&T for cheap at home.

It adds a delicious fragrance to it, though the spices felt too warm for summer. Also amplified the sweetness a whole lot.

For the next batch, I'd like to tune down the licorice flavor by taking out the fennel seeds. Going to throw a few dried flowers in too, as I miss the flowery notes from store-bought gin.

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Filtered the aquavit today and did a taste test. Woah. Did not expect this licorice and fennel dominant flavor.

Drinking it straight had too overwhelming a taste - either from the caraway or the fennel or both - but thinning it out with vodka gives me a warm & sweet drink that I can see pair well with dairy.

Making Aquavit from some cheap vodka. Caraway, fennel, coriander seed, cardamom pod, and lemon zest.

It's already turned into an amber color on the second day. I wonder if I added too much spice?

shit, conlang 

So. This is the oracle bone script (predecessor to Chinese characters) for shit.

I'm also surprised at how real they are - no much religion. No elaborate telling of the afterlife. A full moon means nothing other than that hunting at night becomes more difficult.

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Asking Hunter-Gatherers Life's Toughest Questions.

TLDR: A meat day is a good day.


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Started reading The Beginning of Infinity last month. One chapter in and I'm already finding places where I could apply the ideas from that book. Good books do that.

Kill Six Billion Demons

the art just keeps getting better and better for this series.

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