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Honestly, I mostly just looked through the photos in the article, the main discovery here for me was that yes, two-handed approach bowling really has become quite popular among professionals.
Keep this in mind next time a local fire department says that we can't have fully protected bike lanes because of fire trucks.
This article about Titanium was super interesting. I especially enjoyed the discussion of the various ways that titanium can unexpectedly fail due to tiny sources of contamination. "Titanium bolts that were heated had their heads pop off, a problem that was eventually traced to cadmium-coated wrenches used to tighten them"
This was the first time that payrolls have come in lower than expected in 15 months, which is an unusually long time to go of all the surprises being in one direction. One thing that's crazy is that construction employment continues to rise despite high interest rates. Definitely good, but how is that happening?
It's actually unclear whether the French government intends to mandate smartphones spy remotely, or just allow the police to try to hack the phones. But either way, your vibrator is safe.
• Great thread about the content moderation challenges that Meta will face when they add the promised AcitvityPub (mastodon) integration. One takaway is that the privacy model of ActivityPub is like if someone saw the Cambridge Analytica scandal and made that the basis of their social network's architecture.