That’s how long
I continuously balanced on the wobble board just now.
From barely managing 10 secs on the first few tries, to celebrating a 20+ seconds balance yesterday, to a minute-long balance earlier today, and 90 secs now—it’s been a surprisingly quick improvement.
The law of diminishing returns will strike sometime. Then I’ll have to find a way of turning that plateau into a local maxima, rather than a global one. Till then, I’m enjoying the successes :)
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I was unable to access my visa application status for a while.
Turns out my mistake was spelling ‘enquiry’ correctly. The correct URL spells it as ‘enqury’.
Head meet wall.
Enquiry = error page
Enqury = correct page
We have learned that even though we have the hardware of democracy — institutions, elections — our software is not good. We are too attuned to status, too willing to submit to authority.
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