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Wednesday,  03/22/23  06:08 AM

On my way home from a brief business trip to Atlanta - fun to be "on the road again"; much eating and drinking, and was treated to a nice Hawks game last night - and so I am blogging from 30,000'.  You have been warned...

BTW was even colder in Atlanta than has been in LA ... brrr.  Spring?

In re Global Happiness: GQ: we're thinking about Happiness all wrong.  Are we though?  I think they confuse happiness with contentment.  True they are related, but I claim they are not the same... 

To be checked out: Microsoft bring OpenAI's DALL-E image generator to the new Bing.  So now when I want an illustration for a blog post which doesn't have one, I'll just ask Bing to make one :) 

Related: NVidia's big AI moment is here.  Yep.  They are the "Cisco during dot-com era" hardware of the moment. 

Gratuitous plug for my posts about CUDA...

Related: NVidia partners with Google Cloud to launch AI instances

And so who ordered that?  An aperiodic monotile!  "The authors of a new preprint paper claim that they've discovered what’s called an aperiodic monotile, a single shape that can cover a two-dimensional space with a pattern that never repeats itself exactly."  Penrose tiles were weird enough, this is beyond weird.  And turns out they are an evolution in an entire family of such shapes... 

And finally, here's a cute animal you should know ... the ribbon seal!