What time is coffee today? Thursday, 16 January 2020?
Machines will never attain consciousness until they start to drink coffee;
after all, humans don't.
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Happy Birthday Lin-Manuel Miranda, Katharine Graham [with Truman Capote], Frank J. Zamboni [L], Dian Fossey, and Dizzy Dean,!
Happy Birthday Susan Sontag, John Carpenter [Halloween], Kate Moss, James May [Top Gear], and Sade!
Trivia: Who said "I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list."
Happy Nothing Day!
Today is the 16th day of the year; 16 is the only number that can be written as ab = ba where a and b are not equal.
On this date
in 1910, Richard Courant passed his PhD orals. (Of his committee, Hilbert arrived early, chatted, but asked no questions; Husserl arrived 40 minutes late, and asked one question; and Voight did not show up at all.)
in 1913, Ramanujan sent a letter to G. H. Hardy that contained, without proof, 120 new theorems.
in 1920 (a century ago), the US went Dry (Prohibition started).
in 2004, a 120+ pound blue catfish was caught in Texas.
Coffee today, Thursday (16 Jan 2020) at 4pm. (Coffee is normally Tuesday and Thursday at 4.)
coffee: Home-roasted French Sulawesi, Sumatra, Java, New Guinea, Mocha Kadir, Ethiopia, Kenya, Panama, and Costa Rica! Green beans from Sweet Maria's.
antidote: almond macaron quads with meyer lemon filling
Thanks to Nora Raggio for Meyer Lemons;
and thanks to Pippa for supervision.
stream of forgotten antidotes
Gastronomic and historic photos, and recipes.
Directions, Map, and other Useful Facts.
SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA.
Come to Building E (not the main building).
Dial ext. 2216 from the lobby to be admitted.
Artificial Intelligence Center: EK292 (Richard Waldinger's office).
That star near the moon in the morning is Spica.
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