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May 22, 2023

Experts' Experts (FDA): How long do frozen foods (0°F) maintain their quality?


"Frozen foods remain safe indefinitely."

You could look it up.

May 22, 2023 at 04:22 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

'What Is It Like to Be a Bat?' — Thomas Nagel


Nagel's landmark essay, published in the October 1974 issue of The Philosophical Review, instantly catapulted him to prominence.

Read it here.

Fair warning: there goes first your mind and then the day — though there are those who would argue that if your mind's gone the concept of a day won't have much meaning.

But I digress.

It occurs to me that the rise of AI in the form of ChatGPT and its successors will likely enable us to actually find out.

Can't wait.

May 22, 2023 at 12:22 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wicker Chair — Marc Newson


From the website:

The "Wicker" chair is shaped to accommodate the human body.

It is made of wicker and aluminum, two materials dear to Newson.


The chair rests on one central aluminum leg, which makes it appear to float.


Features and Details:

29.92"H x 26.37"L x 35.82"D

Woven rattan wicker body

Varnished aluminum base



May 22, 2023 at 08:22 AM | Permalink | Comments (2)

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