Thursday, February 29, 2024

IndieWeb page on blogrolls. indieweb.org

Finding Your Hobby: Birding. wnyc.org

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

Why Is Trump Trying to Make Ukraine Lose? politicalwire.com

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

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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

Kara Swisher is an ecosystem. gizmodo.com

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. zylstra.org

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

How Humans Lost Their Tails. scientificamerican.com

Biden is a Democrat, and Netanyahu is a MAGA. scripting.com

Substack’s platform now has direct messages. theverge.com

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. scotusblog.com

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. belleayre.com

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

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

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

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. mastodon.social

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

Scientists Are Freaking Out About Ocean Temperatures. nytimes.com

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. politicalwire.com

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. variety.com

Officials admit to blown call as lowly Pistons lose again. theguardian.com

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

Monday, February 26, 2024

When Eyes in the Sky Start Looking Right at You. nytimes.com

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

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. feeder.scripting.com

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

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

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

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

Sunday, February 25, 2024

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

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

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. gizmodo.com

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. theguardian.com

Trump gives chilling CPAC speech on presidential agenda. theguardian.com

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. politico.com

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

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

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

Saturday, February 24, 2024

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

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

A lot of Redditors hate the Reddit IPO. theverge.com

Is it time to give up on old news? buzzmachine.com

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

STAT readers on older presidents. statnews.com

Friday, February 23, 2024

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

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

Reddit is getting ready to go public. techcrunch.com

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