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Sat Oct 29 09:30:50 EDT 2016 Slept from around eleven to nine. Woke briefly at six. Mostly cloudy. High of sixty-eight. Goals: - Get outside for a long walk Done. - Clean and tidy apartment Done. Wiped down kitchen and bathroom counters, watered plants, vacuumed, washed dishes. - Work on Golang Nope. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/for-the-first-time-we-put-all-10000-places-in-the-atlas-on-one-map?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=atlas-page I'm pretty sure I took a tour of the Detroit salt mines as a little kid. I remember them being cold and large. Very high ceilings. Going to have to check out Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum. The Old Man & the Goblins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs0LRwpAdzM http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0276373/ The last couple of days, I keep thinking of dad. Watched the Tick remake pilot. Not bad. Japan's well-known Good Design Award was given this year to Tokyo-based architect and artist Hajime Narukawa for his map projection method called AuthaGraph, which aims to create maps that represent all land masses and seas as accurately as possible. http://www.authagraph.com/projects/description/%E3%80%90%E4%BD%9C%E5%93%81%E8%A7%A3%E8%AA%AC%E3%80%91%E8%A8%98%E4%BA%8B01/?lang=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsQtLASlDKE 1. Divide a sphere (the globe) into 96 regions (the regions look a bit like tall, narrow triangular strips). 2. Map the divided regions onto a bloated/inflated tetrahedron, maintaining the ratio of their areas. 3. Smosh the bloated tetrahedron to a flat tetrahedron, maintaining the ratio of their areas. 4. Unfold the tetrahedron into a flat/one-dimensional rectangular map. Hour and twenty minute walk around Beverly Park. Overcast, and much warmer than I expected. Humid. Saw raptor (probably a red-tailed hawk) hunting (I think unsuccessfully) in the woods, splashing down a couple of times in the fallen leaves. Saw another large raptor in silhouette, flying with large, rowing stroke. Maybe too large to be a red-tailed hawk, and not flying like one. An eagle? Took several photos on my phone, just for the hell of it. I sort of miss photography as a hobby. Maybe I should get a phone with a quality camera. Breakfast: carrots, coffee with half-and-half Lunch: lasagna, spinach Dinner: pizza