lol. UK gov wants to build a floating trade fair and diplomacy cruise ship, then shoehorn 'security' measures into it to get around WTO international tendering. Can't make this shit up.
@simsa04 WHile I agree with bits od the sentiment, there is a sense of privilege there which is more representative of the "old civilisation" than literature. How many people actually read Austen as a young girl, or Hume when they're 18?
Like all forms of rebellion, disruption is often against the lack of engagement, support & understanding from the rest of society to begin with. As I get older, I realise that it's up to me to integrate with and handover to younger generations, not vice versa.
Random data link: Historical coal production and import stats for the UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/historical-coal-data-coal-production-availability-and-consumption
Converting coal into CO2: https://epa.gov/energy/greenhouse-gases-equivalencies-calculator-calculations-and-references
Am I right in calculating 100m tonnes of coal = 2bn mmbtu = 54.4bn kg of CO2?
If there is anyone here who'd like to work with me as a Research Associate from 1 Jan 2022 until 31 July 2023 or for a shorter period, full-time or part-time, please let me know.
Closing date is 13 Oct, no applicants so far so I will re-advertise if needed.
The post is on a research project at the intersection of embedded systems (SW&HW), programming languages, compilers, runtime systems and type theory. So if you know about any of these areas, it may suit you.
@simsa04 That's cool, ta. I've used diluted white vinegar to clean things before - we're in a very chalky area. Does the concentrate you use smell very vinegary? Do you mask that with anything if so?
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko