Thursday, February 29, 2024

IndieWeb page on blogrolls.

Finding Your Hobby: Birding.

There was a moment in 2007 when Doc Searls took the blogroll off his blog.

Why Is Trump Trying to Make Ukraine Lose?

Illinois judge removes Trump from ballot because of ‘insurrectionist ban.’

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Hackers Threaten to Leak Trump Trial Docs If Ransom Isn’t Paid.

Kara Swisher is an ecosystem.

Looking for fantastic examples of blog rolls like this one from Ton Zylstra. It’s the data that matters don’t pay too much attention to how it looks.

Richard Lewis, Acerbic Comedian and Character Actor, Dies at 76.

How Humans Lost Their Tails.

Biden is a Democrat, and Netanyahu is a MAGA.

Substack’s platform now has direct messages.

Because (sarcastically) it's every American's Constitutional right to blow away as many of their fellow Americans as possible in as short a time as possible.

Have a look at the webcams at the local Belleayre ski area where it's raining and in the 50s. Sad sight. It will get cold again and they will make snow. It's not quite over yet.

I want to write code in a very high level language I invent as I go and have it compile it to JavaScript.

Europe snow: At a mountain resort with no snowfall, skiing faces a total wipe-out.

Frozen embryos shouldn't be considered people, two-thirds of Americans say.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

One user's perspective on the switch from Movable Type to Wordpress in 2004. I wasn’t paying attention, that was the year of podcasting.

I asked ChatGPT for a "list of 25 interesting blogs that regularly update.

Scientists Are Freaking Out About Ocean Temperatures.

Repbubs will be sad for sure if Trump loses, but we'll all be sad if he wins, except for the grifters and the Nazis, they'll be happy.

Variety: "Biden has long lacked the ability to bend the medium of TV to his ends." That's true of Democrats as a group. In contrast, the Repubs do this very well. It's the only thing they do well.

Officials admit to blown call as lowly Pistons lose again.

My two cents, I can’t think of a single example of a tech revelation reported by Kara Swisher.

Monday, February 26, 2024

When Eyes in the Sky Start Looking Right at You.

Trump's CPAC speech showed clear signs of major cognitive decline.

The feed for the NYT Daily podcast has 2000 items in it, with episodes going back as far as May 15, 2017. That show was about James Comey's firing.

Every time you find yourself typing into a tiny little text box the alarms should go off.

Behind Taylor Lorenz’s ‘painful, agonizing’ interview of the Libs of TikTok activist.

Republican Opposition to Birth Control Bill Could Alienate Voters, Poll Finds.

A new leader for Press Forward, at a pivotal moment for journalism.

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Newsom launches abortion ads in Republican states to fight ‘war on women.’

Robert Hur is probably not a name familiar to you, and that's a failing of the American journalism. He's a presidential assassin.

A Pilot Drew a Penis in the Sky and Wrote ‘See Ya’ During a 6-Hour Flight. And that's the way it is on February 25, 2024.

This story ought to wake up our journalists. This is the same guy who ordered the rioters to attack the US Capitol. Think about that, and take these threats very very very seriously.

Trump gives chilling CPAC speech on presidential agenda.

An increasingly detailed picture of former President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda is emerging — one that would make the near-daily shocks of his norm-shattering first White House tenure look tame.

When Media Outlets Shutter, Why Are the Websites Wiped, Too?

Book Review: ‘Burn Book,’ by Kara Swisher.

This is a tale of two brains. Biden's brain is aging. Trump's brain is dementing.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Joe Biden gives the media a desperately needed lesson about Donald Trump.

Nazis mingle openly at CPAC, spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories and finding allies. (Thanks for not calling them neo-Nazis.)

A lot of Redditors hate the Reddit IPO.

Is it time to give up on old news?

These Embryos Are Five Years Worth of Money, Sadness, and Hope.

STAT readers on older presidents.

Friday, February 23, 2024

Sotomayor, Barrett encourage civility in front of nation’s governors.

Why Republicans Are Making a Big Mistake on Biden’s Age.

Reddit is getting ready to go public.

Arc browser’s new AI-powered ‘pinch-to-summarize’ feature is clever.