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There’s this crow outside that insists on plucking coconuts. A while back I was in a coconut tree (don’t ask), and there it was — a crow setting up its nest. I assisted by creating more space and since then it’s been obsessed with plucking coconuts. It’s dropping young and old ones faster than I’m willing to deal with them. 4 in the last two hours..

Dehusked coconuts
Some dehusked dry coconuts
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tdro

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My favorite way to know if a product/service works as advertised is to… use it. The devil is (usually) in the details, and the proof is in the eating. People naturally identify with the software/services they use, so getting an accurate picture (as an outsider) is tricky nowadays. A TOS can also give insight into a company’s product/service.

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Every so often I’m reminded of how tricky Wikipedia is — especially for current events. It’s not magically unbiased. Inventing authoritative sources of truth with well timed edits for real world persuasive power is the oldest working trick in the book.

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Words and identifiers are at most substitutes for intangibles that cannot be expressed. The power of naming matters more than the name itself.

Am I cool now? :)

“The name that can be named is not the eternal name.”

— Lǎozi, The Chinese Monist Philosopher

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.”

— William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene II.
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