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by Paul
January 12th, 2022, 8:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Are You Ready for Some Tennis?
Replies: 163
Views: 24220

Re: Are You Ready for Some Tennis?

Novax Arrogantsonofabitch, send him back where he came from…Spain.
by Paul
January 10th, 2022, 5:32 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 117
Views: 24904

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

Not exactly the same obsession with self flagellation then.
by Paul
January 9th, 2022, 4:39 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 117
Views: 24904

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

What do they call the equivalent of White Privilege in Japan? (Asking for a flend.)
by Paul
January 6th, 2022, 8:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Newton's shell theorem with random density
Replies: 22
Views: 757

Re: Newton's shell theorem with random density

I assume it's a question about gravitational fields. From outside, a spherical shell behaves like a point mass. From inside, there is zero gravity (from the shell).  For different shapes you get different fields. Can those fields be represented by something simpler? I don't know what the word 'stati...
by Paul
January 6th, 2022, 7:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Newton's shell theorem with random density
Replies: 22
Views: 757

Re: Newton's shell theorem with random density

It's just a blob. (Or several blobs?) Same density. 
by Paul
January 3rd, 2022, 9:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 358
Views: 35035

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

I vote for “abundance” as word of the year, coming back into popular use. As in the phrase we keep hearing:

“We are closing the school in an abondance des cochons.”
by Paul
January 1st, 2022, 10:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 274
Views: 23833

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Just Covid. I couldn’t find an N95 gimp mask.
by Paul
January 1st, 2022, 8:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 274
Views: 23833

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Kat, I hope you had lots of protection at your event.
by Paul
January 1st, 2022, 9:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Advent Calendar 2021 (for the OT)
Replies: 102
Views: 4946

Re: Advent Calendar 2021 (for the OT)

Happy New Year! (Although I wish it started at about 9:30pm.)
by Paul
January 1st, 2022, 8:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 274
Views: 23833

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

I’m at a SuperSpreader event! It’s wild!!
by Paul
December 29th, 2021, 7:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 358
Views: 35035

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Reactions to the vaccine are getting worse. Covid itself is getting milder. Will they converge? Can we use any data to estimate risk aversion? Dynamic risk aversion?
by Paul
December 26th, 2021, 9:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: News from Outer Space
Replies: 1219
Views: 160583

Re: News from Outer Space

Would it be a good idea for Bezos to take a Flat Earther into space?
by Paul
December 22nd, 2021, 6:48 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Advent Calendar 2021 (for the OT)
Replies: 102
Views: 4946

Re: Advent Calendar 2021 (for the OT)

I'm managing one or two questions right every day!
by Paul
December 21st, 2021, 4:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 274
Views: 23833

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

If you live in America and are reading this, you are one of the luckiest people on Earth.

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis