156: Wasting All My Time Time
It's episode 156 of the MetaFilter podcast with cortex and jessamyn!
... they needed someone with archival experience and a passion for musical theatre to organize half a century of notes, photos, cards, and memorabilia, stuffed into every crack of the two floors
Carillon posted the excellent article "How Two Kentucky Farmers Became Kings Of Croquet, The Sport That Never Wanted Them," which — bonus stroke! — turns out to have been written by Mefi's own gottabefunky! It's a good read.
Some of the leading utilities with the highest risk of lines being encroached from vegetation simply can't physically maintain all the vegetation in proximity to their assets, even if they were to full-time employ every tree contractor in North America ...
In ambrosen's post about trimming trees from a helicopter, allkindsoftime has a fascinating comment on the amazing use of advanced tech like AI and LiDAR by utility companies to triage and manage the most at-risk lines and areas for vegetation control.
Examples of senses used in the pursuit of expertise? infinite intimation asks what is something specific that you discover, detect, discern, diagnose or deduce through a sense?
Looking for outstanding travel clothes, shoes, accessories: in Ask Metafilter christa asks, What specific items have you found to be particularly useful when traveling?
Zeri asks, "Say you're choosing a career and your *only* criterion is that you want to work the fewest possible hours that will allow you to pay the bills. What options would you consider?"
Verstegan has posted about the shock discovery of what appears to be John Milton's personal annotated copy of Shakespeare's First Folio