Book review: Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars A strange, emotional journey through lifetime of an anti-hero, describing his (and Vonnegut’s) experience of WW2. The experience is further elaborated by the time jumps to different life defining events he is experiencing. Death is inevitable, but horrors of war and meaningless violence are …

Current stream of thought: revenues vs. market cap

The financials here make absolutely no sense to me, and this is only an example of the current state of (US) economy? Zoom market cap is currently close to $107 billion, and it announced on July 18. 2021 that it’s acquiring Five9 for $14.7 billion in stock. Meanwhile, Zoom reported net income of $7.6 million …

ArchiveBox: Open-source self-hosted web archiving.

https://github.com/ArchiveBox/ArchiveBox ArchiveBox is a powerful, self-hosted internet archiving solution to collect, save, and view sites you want to preserve offline. You can set it up as a command-line tool, web app, and desktop app (alpha), on Linux, macOS, and Windows. You can feed it URLs one at a time, or schedule regular imports from browser …