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making fun of both griefing and systemd fights

I spent some time this morning laughing at gamer culture. Specifically, I was laughing at the concept of griefing: the sheer obnoxiousness and the incredible number of ways gamers invent to annoy other gamers. Then I saw an post on LQ demonstrating how Linux users argue over systemd so incessantly that threads discussing it have to be closed. I laugh at that too, since I don't care about system d or sysvinit. Then I thought, what if...

Pandemic blog 37: the short season

We are heading for a World Series and while the rest of the world has been turned awry, one thing is as usual: the Baltimore Orioles are not in it. But! I have been high on the Orioles in the past. I thought the team had much more talent than their awful record in 2018 suggested, and indeed they were not quite as bad in 2019. But last year, I think their still-terrible 54-108 record was roughly in line with who was on that team. Now...

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Use machine learning to minimize carbon emissions in the trucking industry

Saenz says Flock Freight tackles data science harm and on-time delivery issues within the LTL sector, machine learning in their logistics planning applications. “This optimum introduction of technology into the freight industry has seen [..] a 65 percent rise in the share of shipments of trucks,” Saenz added. The machine learning-based product, FlockDirect, pools less-than-truck freight consisting of a few pallets together to...