The most correct take on the Amy DeGise hit-and-run https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/for-the-stress-podcast/id1584766301?i=1000574767917
Also reminding me I need to clean the gutter.
And then I see a real life counterpart to the allegory in The Stone Sky: https://twitter.com/jimmyjenkins/status/1547631501323292672
“It's so much energy that I have to use just to exist in a room with you, because I don't trust you. That, I feel, is a very good metaphor about how computationally blockchain works, and what is the underlying philosophical idea behind it, which is, 'We want a world without any sort of centralized authority because we cannot trust any of them ever.' And that is the opposite of what we want as a society, in my opinion.” https://www.pcgamer.com/developer-turns-future-of-gaming-talk-into-a-surprise-attack-on-conventions-nft-and-blockchain-sponsors/
Meanwhile, Vega is like “wtf I’m right. here!”
Also, a much needed reminder this week as you see NASA go way too hard with the "Webb" branding: James Webb enforced homophobic polices during his tenure as under secretary of state and NASA administrator and we should not be celebrating him by naming a telescope after him. I will only use the acronym JWST until the telescope is renamed.