I'm giving up on the refactorings roundups compilation posts... bridging the gap between the #heyfeedfox automated dragnet and doing a good job editorializing the roundup as well as cleaning up the small typesetting and formatting issues is just onerous enough it's too much of a chore.
The automation @zacharius made up is pretty good, but it needs to from like 80% to 99% to be sustainable for blog compilation purposes.
Good to have the bot @RBU_RSS_BOT running as a live firehose though
You could actually model this as a simulation. Each thread has bandwidths for active and waiting states, and a pre-emption order. New activities can enter anyway. When too many threads go active at once, you discover whether your assumed pre-emption order is actually correct based on which threads actually fall off the wagon.
1. You start an activity that occupies say 30% of your attention
2. At some point that activity enters a wait state that is at 3%. It may or may not have priority/stress due to $ making coupling
3. Depending on the priority level, there is more or less risk in reallocating bandwidth to a new thread, but at some point waiting gets frustrated and you boot up a new thread
4. Repeated till you're about 3x overcommitted
To the extent undistracted deep work is a well-posed concept at all, the biggest disruptor of it is not social media but the need to make money. Every waldenponding evangelist I know is rich enough or securely-incomed enough to not be distracted by money-making.
Resharing my old snowflakes and clods post because it strikes me that the fediverse is snowflakey while twitter is cloddy https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2015/09/17/how-to-be-a-precious-snowflake/
On why Diablo III Auction House failed #heyfeedfox https://blog.hoard.exchange/diablo-iiis-failed-auction-house-why-true-ownership-won-t-save-your-game-c6d692b9de1
"This place is not a place of honor" https://www.damninteresting.com/this-place-is-not-a-place-of-honor/
in a similar vein, American infrastructure projects are essentially welfare and often actually need about half as many workers on site. oh well! we institutionalized dynfunction and not much we can do haha
Mastodon is getting polls looks like #yay @zfaddis did you know this?
Question to those whose parents read to them: what voices can you read in?
I just realized that I mostly read in my own voice but can’t with my mother/father.
Was recently rereading something that was lectured and got a different sense of meaning extraction when reading via the lecturers voice. (Alan Watts to be specific)
I wonder if having a father/mother daemon voice is an advantage of sorts.
I hope to see many of you at the in-person refactor camp in LA in June https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2019/04/04/escaping-reality-refactor-camp-2019-los-angeles-june-15-16/
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