Sleep and depression are related

Quote: A study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine helps illustrate just how closely intertwined sleep apnea and depression are. People with depression usually suffer from either one end of the extreme or the other: i.e., they are either insomniacs who find it impossible to get to sleep or their are hypersomniacs, who can’t seem to get enough sleep and will spend the day lying in bed. And people can suffer from both; research has found that people who suffer from both hypersomniac and insomnia are more likely to have severe and longer-lasting depression.


Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, Pet Sounds (1966) album, Love & Mercy (2015) film

Quote from Wikipedia: Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group.

Phakic IOLs (Implantable Lenses for vision correction)

Quote: Phakic IOLs are clear implantable lenses that are surgically placed either between the cornea and the iris (the colored portion of your eye) or just behind the iris, without removing your natural lens. Phakic lenses enable light to focus properly on the retina for clearer vision without corrective eyewear.
Implantable lenses function like contact lenses to correct nearsightedness. The difference is that phakic IOLs work from within your eye instead of sitting on the surface of your eye.

Cinderella (2105): my favorite. See NY Times review by Manohla Dargis

Quote: And here she is again, pretty as a picture, with flowing blond hair, a flashing smile, a fabulous gown — a bewitchingly blue number from the costume wizard Sandy Powell — and that go-good-girl triumphalism. First, though, here’s the once upon a time: “Cinderella” opens in an indeterminate past with long frocks, horse-drawn carriages and no cellphones, in one of those lavish soundstage countries. (The movie was partly shot in the Pinewood Studios in Britain.)

Linux OS’s file systems: ext3 is standard

ext3 is “ the standard linux file system for many years: best choice for super-standard installation.” I also learn from this article that Linux cannot be installed on the NTFS file system, that is the default Windows OS file system format. The common Apple Mac OS X file system is Mac OS X Extended (Journaled).

“… the most common file systems in use with the Linux world: Fat16, Fat32, ext2, ext3, ext4, XFS”

“NTFS-3g is installed by default in Ubuntu, allowing Read/Write support”