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Because `flex-direction` exists, which means that horizontal and vertical are contextually meaningless. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/flex-direct...

I don't agree with the inconsistent naming across the axes, however horizontal/vertical isn't the answer to it.


Or you can just ditch flex-direction... It’s not like it serves any great purpose

Solar in desert has a lot of issues including wind and sand coverage. Although the deserts of the region may seem like unchanging environments, the ecosystem and weather is hostile to solar installations (amongst other things). Moreover, solar panels become less efficient at higher sustained temperatures, which increases land and infrastructure maintenance costs.

https://eepower.com/industry-articles/is-desert-based-solar-...


Some kind of cool idea that desalinates/heats water and cools solar panels at the same time.

The sand bit feels like a filter problem.


Why cool PV panels when you can build a solar thermal plant instead.

You want to install a filter the size of a small city?

In real-life bookkeeping the journal entries contain a lot of metadata which link the individual entries to other objects such as invoices, fixed assets (computers, equipment, furniture, etc.), contacts.

In an organisation's accounting (Alice LLC), the basis entry would state a debit (increase of expense) in the book expenses account, credit (decrease of asset) in the cash balance. The complete entry would then make a reference to the invoice/receipt of the purchase and the contact details of the bookstore (address, chamber of commerce registration ID, tax number, etc.).

The exact level of detail is determined by how 'complete' your books are supposed to be. A book expense might not mean much to Alice LLC (which does not deal in book sales/purchases), but a laptop should (see more on the subject of fixed asset registries), or a large invoice from a business from a different country (which will require a lot more diligence with tax 'metadata').

On the other hand, the bookstore definitely cares more about books and will then consider the sale and replenishment of its book inventory, and once again introduce more meta-accounting data (see more on the subject of management/manufacturing accounting).


I'm assuming that it's on its way. The path is now clear, but I assume that the engineering is not going to be as easy as dumping the code on a Mac and getting a working iOS/Gecko, lol.

Do the models get the content of the page fed into the context or not? Otherwise it is just plasterwork.


I have a hunch that we're going to see this on next year's Advent of Code...


I guess there are invisible fairies dancing on the heads of every pin; or is that your point? Electrons as far as we can tell are pixies zipping around and dancing in a universal ballet.


Here's the real Doom player!


As I was researching ways to use Python and automate my processes as a corporate valuation specialist, one snag that I hit was setting up these data/scenario analysis tables.

I genuinely spent hours trying to get some kind of lead on it, but the only option I found was a proprietary Excel/XLSX API. However, I wasn’t planning on giving up so quickly...


In fact, a single five euro server can run:

My personal website,

Two multiplayer game servers for the games I built,

frp for tunnelling;

and I'm planning on squeezing more in until it gives up.

All reverse-proxied by nginx under subdomains of my personal domain address, absolutely seamless.

Similarly, other applications I built so far all also run under five euro VMs. There's no denying you might need more because you have serious peaks in traffic that you cannot handle with only one server, but do the accounting. It's a worthwhile decision to think through.


> Similarly, other applications I built so far all also run under five euro VMs. There's no denying you might need more because you have serious peaks in traffic that you cannot handle with only one server, but do the accounting.

A simple proportional-integral-derivative controller equipped onto your server resource can help you see if future traffic spikes are occurring. The question is, what kind of person is able to have that kind of perception ability and is willing to integrate that into his daily life? Not the average software developer, we can definitely say with great confidence.


I'm partial to forecasting volatility via GARCH models as well!


Wait what would a PID controller do? What would it be controlling?


You're supposed to be repurposing the controller into a reporter. Since you don't need control, you can instead just use the PID portion of the PID controller.

But you can also attach an actual automatic control for when the sensor reports a positive traffic influx prediction value.

And I think stuff like Kubernetes includes this feature. Go figure.


What value does the reporter report? Isn't it just a measurement? In which case you don't need a PID?


It's a sensor that informs its users of it how much control is needed for a networked server that can experience volatility in the form of network traffic spikes. The numerical calculus from PID controllers helps provide that crucial information. A bang-bang controller would, for example, provide very sub-optimal control, as volatility doesn't work under simple on-and-off models.


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