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Probably the best mail so far? Thanks! Any more numbers on ringelsmann effect?

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Oh wow, I like hearing that after 300+, maybe I haven't jumped the shark yet? haha

There's a study here that may interest you:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/002210317490033X

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I cannot believe they want almost 32 USD for a single article.

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The science publication cartel is really something. They don’t even do the papers, just publish them... you can find it for free pretty easily though. There’s a lot of dissatisfaction leading to things like sci-hub

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Yeah, I had this experience before... you just need to google a bit. I used Google Scholar a lot in the past, a great resource.

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I did not read all 300, but this was really good. Thanks!

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Jul 8, 2022Liked by Liberty

Very cool image re: population density. You sort of forget how certain cities, like Boston, NYC, and DC are connected like that. And how "isolated" the west coast is.

I come from a hands on, very mechanically inclined family. It's fun to do the odd bathroom remodel, complete with sweating pipes, doing all the electrical, tile, etc. and saving thousands. But those are once every 5 years project. Too frequent and they'd be "work". Also, it's fun to think about the deeper processes at work. All the physics involved in electrical circuits, for example. Or the chemistry involved in cure times, dry times, adhesion. Or the geometry in carpentry, etc. Tradesmen (and women) are really just exercising applied science.

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Indeed! Every time I watch my father or father-in-law do that kind of stuff, I realize just how much knowledge there is involved in each activity.

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Microsoft Azure facing hardware supply issues, capacity running in the “yellow” 🚦☁️- This is interesting on several levels.

1. A bit surprising that MSFT/AWS/GCP would not have hardware ready in advance of growth... but I might be the naïve one here. [I get all the chips shortage, but really?]

2. Maybe this is just great sales pace on MSFT/AWS/GCP. Sell the cloud and figure out how to deliver it later.🤘

3. I think this is all upside/positive for the cloud, MSFT/AWS/GCP, and perhaps much of SaaS by extension.

I am still thinking, but I like it. What do you think?🤔

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Hard to be sure without being on the inside.

But it's always harder to scale up hardware than bits and there's lead time on these billion dollar orders, the supply chain has to build and deliver it... They probably just got surprised by the strength and durability of growth in recent years ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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How did I miss the FDX CIO comments!? This is why I sub to Liberty :)

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*high five*

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