1. Emil Björklund: Take a look at the diagram I just retweeted. Ambiguous date formats annoy me... Just use ISO, please. It's easy: falling granularity, Y-m-d.

    @thatemil RRRR yes, ambiguous date formats are so stupid, especially when they’re on tickets (british rail, I’m looking at you)

  2. School grades are a measure of how socially acceptable your level of remembering–ability was when you did the exams, relative to everyone else.

    Therefore, their meaning and value deteriorate over time. The value and meaning of things you create and add to the world generally increase with time (become more well-known, better used, refined, etc.)