How I Get By: A Week in the Life of a McDonald’s Cashier – VICE

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmjjnj/how-i-get-by-a-week-in-the-life-of-a-mcdonalds-cashier

I started my career working the night shift stocking shelves at Home Depot and riding the bus. I now own a 180 full time employee agency and am on the other side. The solution here must come from the government… McDonald’s and no other single employer can raise wages as their competitors will not and they will go out of business due to being too expensive.… read more “How I Get By: A Week in the Life of a McDonald’s Cashier – VICE”

Feeling better

I am feeling much better now about my osteoarthritis diagnosis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that will end with me getting a hip replacement, at least according to the conventional medical knowledge available.

I am okay with that though. Most have my research on hip replacements shows that if it’s done right, your quality of life is undiminished.… read more “Feeling better”

Stop Unjust Cash Handouts for Boomers

Throughout human history, most generations have tried to build a better world for their children and grandchildren. One generation broke that rule and selfishly decided to take from their kids and grandkids to better fund their current lifestyle.

Over the last few decades, Boomer politicians got together with Boomer unions and agreed to take massive handouts for themselves.… read more “Stop Unjust Cash Handouts for Boomers”

Hip OA Research

I was diagnosed with hip osteoarthritis Tuesday. I have done tons of research and reading of studies since then. It is a degenerative disease, but there are things I can do to adjust. I can lose weight (I am now on a diet), I can change my exercise (reading on this now), I can take painkillers (no thanks), I might be able to get a hip brace (need to talk to doctors).… read more “Hip OA Research”

(Yonhap Interview) Go master Lee says he quits unable to win over AI Go players | Yonhap News Agency

https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20191127004800315

Interesting at two levels for me. I do think Superintelligent AI is actually here, probably still being held in secret. I think a lot of humans are going to want to quit when watching AI achieve splendid success beyond their wildest hopes.

And for me with my hip osteoarthritis, I feel a little like quitting at life.… read more “(Yonhap Interview) Go master Lee says he quits unable to win over AI Go players | Yonhap News Agency”

I have osteoarthritis

I am very depressed by this diagnosis of osteoarthritis.

You can see with red line a bone spur and also that the dark space between the ball of the hip joint on the left hip is gone on the right hip.

All of my leisure activities revolve around intense exercise – running, golf, climbing, etc. Golf I think especially is hard on my hip joint as the backswing involves pushing hard into the right hip while rotating around on it.
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