Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

Music to My Ears

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I’d like to begin by thanking Platinum member Sandunes for pulling off the best application for artificial intelligence I’ve seen yet, which is to give Slope its own theme song. Thank you! It’s jazzy.

This morning, the bulls are, as with yesterday, trying to mount a counter-offensive. This base is pretty decent, but my spidey sense is that the result will be the same as yesterday.

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Listen to the Music

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This topic seems appropriate, considering how much music I listened to in the car during our multi-day eclipse journey. (We played a bespoke list of songs having to do with the sun, the moon, and eclipses; I know, sad, right?) We spent a lot of time in Austin, which is actually WAY weirder than Palo Alto ever was, and we visited one of the bigger vinyl record shops in town, which to me felt like the old days of hanging out at Tower Records. It’s heartening to see that old-fashioned vinyl albums are having a renaissance.

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