Schlagwort-Archiv: Definition

Not only in the morning.

But that’s not me. By definition, you can’t experience your own death. Death is the end of consciousness. And consciousness persists. In the language of physics, consciousness is conserved.

I am the one who wakes up in the morning.


Every morning.

I don’t die.

I just become increasingly unlikely.

Robert Charles Wilson: Divided by Infinity


Ist gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt schon die Abwesenheit von Bürgerkrieg?

Juli Zeh in Alles gesagt?

SRY, not now.

The reason I don’t have my students look at their own chromosome in class is because people could learn that their chromosomal sex doesn’t match their physical sex, and learning that in the middle of a 10-point assignment is JUST NOT THE TIME.

@RebeccaRHelm, 2019-12-20

The best we have until HTCPCP becomes a standard.

ISO 3103 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (commonly referred to as ISO), specifying a standardized method for brewing tea, possibly sampled by the standardized methods described in ISO 1839.

Wikipedia: ISO 3103


Het rechtbankverslag bevat lange alinea’s met teksten als: "Koek is geen maaltijd maar een lekkernij die wordt gegeten als tussendoortje of bij het ontbijt. Koek is een stevig, droog product. Koek wordt gemaakt van deeg, bestaande uit bloem en stroop of honing en wordt gebakken in een oven. Pannekoeken en poffertjes zijn juist zachte producten."

Dirk Waterval (Trouw 2019-08-12): De vraag van 8,5 miljoen euro: is een pannekoek een koek?


Anything is a bedroom if you sleep there.

Brun (Questionable Content #3955)


One crucial detail here is that commands and subscriptions are data. When you create a command, you do not actually do it. Same with commands in real life. Let’s try it. Eat an entire watermelon in one bite! Did you do it? No! You kept reading before you even thought about buying a tiny watermelon.

Evan Czaplicki: An Introduction to Elm: Effects

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