@andrewchen Bitcoin. I was staring at it when it was $1 - thinking who the hell would pay $1 for a virtual coin? Then I bought into the hype at $3. When it got to $30, I thought... holy shit, sell! That was that.
> You e-mailed asking for my opinion, and I wanted to give a really thorough, well-thought-out, articulate response, so I starred your e-mail, and over time it became a mascot for my illogical but oppressive sense of dread in the face of slightly annoying tasks. https://t.co/G54DVd5J2d
@randfish 1: 2014 Google asks for an API to our info 2: We decline 3: We published 10 net worth pages for conjured fake celebrities. 4: By early-mid 2015 all of our net worth info... including fictional pages are scraped into a full page featured snippets with no attribution
Heisenberg almost failed his oral thesis exam because he couldn't explain telescopes or batteries - and was worried that he wouldn't be able to get an academic job because the market was so competitive https://t.co/ccNiS2icIj
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