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I'm eqyo from the Netherlands 🇳🇱, I'm in my twenties and studying & . I am also: a semi-agnostic churchgoer ⛪, not exactly straight but still figuring things out 🏳️‍🌈, and very much into 🎻.
(Expect the frequency of emojis and hashtags to drop drastically after this post)
I see myself posting about my life, about & , maybe about some -related stuff...

tue-wed:
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wed-thu:
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thu-fri:
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fri-sat:
23:15
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sat-sun:
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sun-mon:
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and last night:
01:00
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Bit of a setback yesterday... *looks at clock* Oh I had better stop right after pressing the toot button huh

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1 october, whoops...

My sleep schedule has been absolute crap as of late, and my not updating this bedtime log is related to that. Kind of defeats the point of course
QT: qoto.org/@eqyo/109093782142965

eqyo  
00:45 01:30 14:15

(The silly maths jokes will continue until I stop coming up with them)

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This statistics course is weird. So many odd moments...

One occurred just today, while the teacher was explaining that a centered normal variable is uncorrelated with its own square.

Hadn't heard about the "software reporter tool" thing before - I don't know what data exactly it's sending to Google, but it sounds concerning.

The broader point is that if you use a piece of software made by an advertising company to access the web, that company will eventually abuse its power - if making Chrome is attractive to Google, then using Chrome cannot be good for you in the long term.

If you're looking for an alternative that is just a carbon copy of Chrome but without surveillance, use Ungoogled Chromium. Otherwise, you might give Firefox a try.

For Ungoogled Chromium, you need to do some maneuvering before you can install extensions.

For Firefox, there are some concerns about the priorities of Mozilla leadership.

There are other options, but the ones I've tried don't work for certain things, or only after messing with the settings a bunch.
QT: mastodon.sdf.org/@jebug29/1090

Jesse  
Friendly reminder that if you're like me (and the majority) and still use Chrome, the time to switch is nigh. - Learned today that software_reporte...

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last night:
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I just discovered yet another reason why it is a trick question... must have been my subconscious at work

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Alternatively, I could have asked "Why is the following a trick question?"

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correct answer 

E[ X | X ≥ 1 ], where X is a random variable of unknown distribution

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Homework: assume that of all mathematicians with an English-language social media account, 1 in 16 is working with expectations on any given day, of which 1 in 1024 comes up with the above joke, of which 1 in 8 decides to post it on their social media, of which 1 in 2 actually do so. Assume the decision whether to post is a Bernoulli trial.

Write down the expectation of the number of times the joke has been or will be made this calendar week (as of this post) given your current information.

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I have a lot of insecurity around expectations.
(I am of course talking about the mathematical expectation operator.)

I see I last posted here before uni started back up... makes sense, I guess. It has been quite a month so far.

Besides uni being pretty difficult again, I've also been to a remarkable number of social events (by my standards at least); lots of music-making, some tense email exchanges...

Weird start of the year, but definitely good on the whole.

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sat-sun:
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and last night:
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Status update re: becoming a functional human being again.

Time remaining: a week

Current progress:
QT: qoto.org/@eqyo/108884117021963

eqyo  
mon-tue: 03:15 03:30 07:30 (not slept) tue-wed: 01:15 01:45 15:00 last night: 02:15 02:30 07:45 (not fucking slept AGAIN, this time because there ...

mon-tue:
03:15
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07:30 (not slept)

tue-wed:
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last night:
02:15
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07:45 (not fucking slept AGAIN, this time because there were people in the building making noise at 05)

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Shit, I have to become a functional human again soon.
I need to start my bedtimes back in order.

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