February 5th, 2021

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Oyster Sauce

We wanted to buy oyster sauce to make Chicken with Pineapple. The brands in the stores weren't very good, though. So I'll be substituting soy sauce in the current version.

I went online to look up ingredients in oyster sauce and found that almost all the offerings are bad. This page discusses the pros and cons of various brands. Here is where I found the origin of oyster sauce and one good brand, Organic Chemistry Seasoning Additive-Free Oyster Sauce.

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See Spot Jump Rope

With a new appendage, Spot the robot dog can jump rope, flip switches, open and close doors, pick things up, and do other important tasks. Although people keep calling it an arm, it's really a neck with a small head at the end, and biodynamically it works like an animal picking things up in its mouth. I think that distinction is important for the human controllers, because it'll be a lot easier to figure out effective motions if you remember animals doing that than trying to compare it to your own hand stuck on a doglike body. Biomimicry works best when you study living examples closely.

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