2020-08-23: I Knew A Woman If Theodore Roethke is wrong, I don’t wanna be right.

2020-05-01: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Makes Appearance at Factory: KCNA. Yeah. Sure, he did.

2020-04-30: Play Codenames online.

2020-04-29: Know your enemy: a bill to make health care more affordable for the poor in North Carolina is …

2020-04-16: If money is speech, when will people start hurling pennies at the thick skulls of PAC donors and …

2020-04-15: It’s not just that I’ve had Billy Ocean’s Caribbean Queen going through my head off and on for the …

2020-04-12: Get past this ideology of carrots and sticks. Let’s look at the science. Autonomy, Mastery, …

2020-04-03: Even the good news will be misleading: How to Read Friday’s U.S. Jobs Data and Beyond

2020-04-03: If you wonder why US markets are stuck at 20-25% down and haven’t fallen a lot farther, even after …

2020-04-02: Duterte’s shoot-to-kill order, China’s “numbers”, Moscow lockdown, migrant children, Orban’s …

2020-04-02: If African countries are ever to get out from under the thumb of their colonial past (and present), …

2020-04-02: Our post-human future is getting closer.

2020-04-02: Auto loans are the new balloon mortgages.

2020-04-02: Can senators get in trouble for insider trading? Or are they above the law that applies to the rest …

2020-04-02: Oil Prices Hit 20-Year Lows, But These Supermajors Are Hanging On Tight - OilPrice.com

2020-03-31: Free speech does not violate HIPAA. Health CEOs and all HR personnel and managers involved should …

2020-03-27: Numbers from China have been odd for weeks. Why would you ever trust an authoritarian regime to tell …

2020-03-27: Savings: Swiss keep calm and rest on their months of stockpiles “With between three and six months’ …

2020-03-27: For some people, David Simon is the TV version of a favorite author. If we’re living through a new …

2020-03-27: Which trees absorb the most automotive pollution?

2020-03-27: Those buses!

2020-03-27: What are “essential” activities? Why not instead establish Safety Protocols and Zones of Quarantine. …

2020-03-25: Some NC grocery stores in the Triangle area that have special options for seniors & others to …

2020-03-25: brrr.money Brilliant.

2020-03-24: Banks and large corporations have the federal reserve with its $1 trillion securities and debt …

2020-03-24: Learn to cook. Buy staples. Plant a garden. Countries Are Starting to Hoard Food, Threatening Global …

2020-03-24: My tl;dr review of @netnewswire is: best damn news reader on the planet. That’s it. That’s the …

2020-03-24: ‪Hard to believe the culture war is only getting more polemical because of Covid-19. But every …

2020-03-24: Bailouts like this: $2,000/week for every laid off person. Payable through their employers for …

2020-03-24: Modeling the Effectiveness of Respiratory Protective Devices in Reducing Influenza Outbreak For a …

2020-03-20: If corporations are people, shouldn’t Boeing be on trial for, like, 350 murders? (Not a lawyer — …

2020-03-20: There are two lessons to learn: Universal Basic HEALTHCARE, not Income. C-corps should have …

2020-03-20: Will the Coronavirus End Globalization as We Know It? For decades, individual firms’ relentless …

2020-03-20: Economists said “unlock value”: in supply chains with just-in-time, and free cash flow with share …

2020-03-19: Caps on the protections and funds for citizens and workers — but not corporations. Personal …

2020-03-13: Full-on Pravda event in the Rose Gardwn this afternoon.

2020-03-13: ‪Conservatives believe in personal responsibility. Snowflakes pass the buck.

2020-03-13: Now that the word is out, 🤞🏼 that the Uncensored Library on Minecraft gets mirrored, for redundancy.

2020-03-13: Hah they call Bernie Sanders a socialist. But under a socialist regime, only people with government …

2020-03-13: Lots being done around the world to help banks, and stockholders, and corporations, and lenders. So …

2020-03-13: Weird. Countries including Iran, S. Korea, Italy, India, Iraq are no longer on the JHU Covid-19 map. …

2020-03-10: CDC flu data: … so far this season there have been at least 34 million flu illnesses, …

2020-03-09: When children in good families get sick, they know the safety and security of their parents’ care. …

2020-03-09: The modern rent-seeking financial order is brittle. The Virus Going Global Means China’s Factories …

2020-03-09: Aspire. Buy more books than you can read. Practice tsundoku.

2020-03-09: Closed a Stash account, split funds to play with RobinHood (clean, updates live, slightly spare) and …

2020-03-09: China is still reporting fewer than 81,000 Covid-19 cases. Number hasn’t really budged in …

2020-03-09: Australia sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica, fine could scale to $529BN. It’s a start.

2020-03-08: For-profit end-of-life care will always put profit ahead of life, or care.

2020-03-08: iOS 13 keeps giving off a Windows 95 / IE 6 vibe.

2020-03-06: US Covid-19 vulnerability … a mix of high numbers of uninsured people, a lack of paid sick …

2020-03-06: Covid-19 is confirmed in rural North Carolina.

2020-03-05: At 176, known US Covid-19 infections are now 3X what they were 6 days ago.

2020-03-05: If this FT headline doesn’t make you laugh, you’re taking US politics too seriously.

2020-03-04: ZHU’s GENERATIONWHY may be one of the best albums of the twenty-teens.

2020-03-03: Confirmation that Covid-19 is in North Carolina. At this point, assume it’s in every state in …

2020-03-03: Is it canceled yet? Brilliant.

2020-03-03: The Official Coronavirus Numbers Are Wrong, and Everyone Knows It.

2020-03-03: Can’t tell if it’s Esri or Johns Hopkins with the maths, but this was definitely a …

2020-03-03: ‪Low end prediction: 12,000,000 people will need hospitalization in US over the next 2-4 months. …

2020-03-02: COVID-19 Maps & visuals from UMinn’s CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and …

2020-03-02: Covid-19 has already pummeled trade: The Port of Los Angeles, the busiest US port, saw cargo …

2020-02-28: Not to get all Orthodox vs. Protestant, but to get all Orthodox vs. Protestant … (forwarded …

2020-02-28: Map? Maybe graph. A good visualization, of the spread of Coronavirus, regardless.

2020-02-28: Inside a Secretive $250 Million Private Transit System Just for Techies, and its causes and …

2020-02-25: In 2020. 🤦🏻‍♂️

2020-02-22: Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia by Cappella Romana & Alexander Lingas

2020-02-22: The Sound Of The Hagia Sophia, More Than 500 Years Ago “It’s actually something that is …

2020-02-15: Haha these dollar amounts.

2020-02-15: Every time you see a Bloomberg ad on YouTube or a website, click on it — then donate to Bernie …

2020-02-13: Did ye ken? There is a Scots Wikipedia page.

2020-02-13: Germaine Halegoua on her book, The Digital City.

2020-02-10: Just ordered Notes of a Native Son & Wealth of Nations.

2020-02-10: Locking people up isn’t how a culture solves problems, it’s how a culture avoids solving its …

2020-02-08: If you’re so ashamed of your beliefs that you cover your face when you’re repping those beliefs in …

2020-02-08: Oh, goodness. Biblical literalism may be a Protestant virtue. For the Orthodox, it is a vice.

2020-02-08: So tired of the way iOS 13 is still killing open browser tabs, umpty-twelve point releases later.

2020-02-08: Instagram for Windows 95

2020-02-08: Tan lines? 🙄 A woman on the Lady Friend’s unit was sitting at a stoplight when a stranger …

2020-01-30: Gary Webb’s story about the CIA, the Contras, and the crack cocaine epidemic is still online: Dark …

2020-01-30: Advertising corrupts. Absolute advertising corrupts absolutely. In secret deal with drugmaker, …

2020-01-30: Corona Virus 2019-nCoV Global Cases (from the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and …

2020-01-30: A divided people are easier to conquer and rule.

2020-01-22: Hence, the Mediator between God and humanity, who transcends the knowledge and understanding of …

2020-01-21: No one does more harm in the Church than he who has the title or rank of holiness and acts …

2020-01-21: Back to PSGtG …

2020-01-21: Screenshots, not stock photos. 🤦🏻‍♂️

2020-01-21: Note to my future self when scrolling back through your timeline: Daytime break from Pope St. …

2020-01-20: To post things online, you have to overrule that still, small voice that is trying to warn you that …

2020-01-20: So much of our opinions are half-truths, and we despise the people stating the other half of the …

2020-01-20: Hastily they showcase what they have learned, not by practice but by study. And the very words that …

2020-01-20: Hastily they showcase what they have learned, not by practice but by study. And the very words that …

2020-01-20: How foolish it is therefore for the inexperienced to assume pastoral authority when the care of …

2020-01-20: the majority are similar to myself in inexperience, not knowing how to measure themselves but crave …

2020-01-20: Gonna be live-blogging my notes on this book. Slight 1400+ year lag in feedback for the author.

2020-01-20: 60 seconds is not a lot of time to present unknown services to a new client.

2020-01-19: A priest was talking about the 1st chapter of James and said that temptation is not from God, but …

2020-01-17: Genius: Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell, Reimagined for Linguistic Transgressions

2020-01-16: DBH on a (no-longer) new scholarly edition of Plotinus’ Enneads: Mind does not emerge from …

2019-11-20: This playbook includes “pumping out propaganda to motivate supporters, pumping out propaganda to …

2019-11-10: Just called my daughter’s cardio-thoracic surgeon a “heart mechanic”. Not to his face.

2019-10-31: Happy birthday, John Keats. To Autumn is one of the greatest poems ever written, and the last of his …

2019-10-30: TFW SharePoint won’t let you cmd-click to open a link in a new tab.

2019-10-28: My daughter was born October 2nd. We knew she would spend time in the NICU. We didn’t realize …

2019-10-23: If you need to be on a different calendar to be a sign of contradiction, the real struggle may be …

2019-10-12: Amazing: Eliud Kipchoge just became the first person in history to run a marathon in under two …

2019-10-11: If you’re managing a software project that people have to login to use, who’s reviewing …

2019-10-11: Being Busy Is Eliminating the Joys of Shared Free Time

2019-10-10: vote map

2019-10-10: In light of Warren’s “existential threat”, Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech reads …

2019-10-08: If you’re interested in obscure topics like the apokatastasis, you’ve perhaps read David Bentley …

2019-10-07: 20 Years Later, and the Women of Angel Still Deserve More.

2019-10-07: Regex Crosswords. Super nerdy. Kinda fun.

2019-10-04: Some good design perspective in this feedback from the Finnish president on his visit to the United …

2019-10-02: Wittgenstein Teaches Elementary School existentialcomics.com/comic/308

2019-10-01: Thread by @JuddLegum: “1. The “Police Lives Matter” Facebook page accumulated 170K …

2019-09-26: AI medical diagnosis is as good as humans’. A recent comment said decent wages at NYC …

2019-09-26: Pay, flexibility, advancement: They all matter for workers’ health and safety, study shows

2019-09-26: What is quantum computational supremacy? This question and more, answered in Scott’s Supreme …

2019-09-24: Bet you haven’t heard this version of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit. Masterful.

2019-09-24: Nurses in Four States Strike to Push for Better Patient Care. Nurses are denied (US) constitutional …

2019-09-24: Hard to see a downside: Google’s white-collar contractors are voting to unionize.

2019-09-24: WeWork turmoil puts spotlight on JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs. 🙄

2019-09-24: That’s dark.

2019-09-10: Amos Lee’s Mission Bell – such a good album.

2019-09-05: What 50 years of human migration looks like.

2019-08-20: If you’re reading this, the answer is, “No.”

2019-08-06: Anyone with kids (or who eats lunch): Wirecutter says Bentgo Fresh is the 2nd best lunchbox (after a …

2019-08-03: Product managers, app developers, artists, and appreciators of irony: enjoy this project of No …

2019-08-01: Accessibility & design in the kitchen Dan Formosa tests some kitchen tools. Perspectives on kitchen tools that I didn’t have until …

2019-07-31: It’s probably time for states like mine (North Carolina) to adopt a mini-Brooks Act for web …

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2019-07-23: Anyone use M.b for any commerce-related hosting? Or use any embedded services like YouTube/Vimeo or …

2019-07-15: ZHU’s 2016 Generationwhy. So good.

2019-07-06: From Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, Fall: But one of the [Internet]’s perversities was that it …

2019-06-19: Any medical / healthcare people around? I have a child with some medical stuff coming up and would …

2019-06-14: National Bourbon Day, infographically.

2019-06-14: Global peace levels, mapped by country, from Statista Charts. (Thanks to @simongerman for the link.)

2019-03-22: Todd Snider at the Lincoln Theatre.

2019-03-06: Whipped for drinking mate? ¿Seriously? Así, en 1610 la Inquisición de Lima prohibió esta “sugestión clara del …

2019-03-04: It’s been a long time since I’ve been CPR certified. Pretty grateful to have an employer …

2019-03-02: Why Are Employees Resistant to Using Internal Networks? Because they try to solve corporate, not …

2019-03-02: The remnants of a Pokémon battle with the Bucket. Even with his constant advice about my next moves, …

2019-03-01: I’m at the NCGIS conference, so this story was pretty apropos: Here’s a silly Google Maps origin …

2019-03-01: Places not to shop: anywhere they’re Creeping on You in the Cold Drinks Aisle

2019-02-22: People sure can do some clever things with JavaScript, like this labyrinth. Humans and their tools!

2019-02-22: Atom for Markdown on Windows 10 Thank you, Stack Overflow: apm update: error: unable to get local issuer certificate. apm config set …

2019-02-20: Anybody subscribe to Medium?

2019-02-19: Is Millennial socialism a straw man? Kinda up in the air, so far, but open to perspectives.

2019-02-19: The date for Christmas Atheists, historians, Orthodox agree: Christians, like most subcultures, are very insular, and …

2019-02-16: Rainy day: the Bear, programming a new game on Scratch.

2019-02-14: Look, Dick The Butcher was a bad guy, so, no, I’m not saying we oughta kill all the lawyers. …

2019-02-14: Snapped this surreptitiously during Sunday morning Orthros/Matins. Just kinda like it for some …

2019-02-14: A lonely little ditty: noonpacific.com

2019-01-23: Kind advice on divorce. As one friend puts it, “Being a divorced coparent is like being the …

2019-01-22: flic.kr is back. Memories are made of this..

2019-01-20: Steven Pressfield, on Resistance: > [I]t was easier for Hitler to start World War II than it was …

2019-01-15: GENIUS: Changing my default date format - Jack Baty.

2018-12-29: Cold Soap

2018-12-27: Lawyers as the witch doctors/priests of modernity, from Harari’s Sapiens.

2018-12-26: May need more math to understand the Janus Point: Mind-Bending Study Suggests Time Did Actually …

2018-12-15: Known vs. WordPress: thoughts? Preferences? M.b compatibility issues?

2018-11-30: Like being a dog leashed to a moving cart Cheerful acceptance? Or ignorant refusal? In the end, …

2018-11-23: Got my first in-app notification this afternoon. Love this app, and the delightful people in this …

2018-11-20: Missed @manton’s Breaking up Facebook is up to us post last week. A friend who uses Facebook & …

2018-11-19: Anybody following Brexit? I suspected a 2nd referendum since shortly after the first, but haven’t …

2018-11-19: Rewatched this after telling a friend about it: Whole Foods Parking Lot. And if you have another …

2018-11-18: Revisiting this classic: Why we Praise Meaningless Jargon and Fail to Realize the Emperor has No …

2018-11-14: LOL

2018-11-11: Finished reading: Born To Run by Christopher McDougall 📚

2018-11-04: If you notebook, Paper Sizes is one of those hyper-niche, hyper-useful sites.

2018-10-28: Just started a new Google Doc by entering doc.new in the browser location bar. You can do the same …

2018-10-23: @agilelisa Zoomed in and saw you’re teaching out of User Stories Applied. Made me laugh; I bought …

2018-10-15: NC State Fair today with the Bear, the Bucket, and the Lady Friend.

2018-10-14: Such a good song: The Book of Love

2018-10-13: After waffles: Hey Bear, are you alright? Yeah, I’m fine. What are you doing? Lying in the sun like …

2018-09-20: Currently reading: The End of All Things by John Scalzi 📚

2018-09-20: A Scalzi Easter egg sampler From The Human Division, Episode 12: “If you have any idea what the plan is, I’ll be happy to hear …

2018-09-17: The Lady Friend, watching over some of her charges. Bear and the Bucket are upstairs asleep, but …

2018-09-17: This guy invited himself to lunch. He didn’t enjoy the ride home so much. Or who knows? Maybe it was …

2018-09-17: This really resonates with the brokenness of the advertorial web: I’d rather be a blogger – Paul …

2018-09-15: Currently reading: The Human Division by John Scalzi 📚

2018-09-15: Thanks for this, @manton.

2018-09-15: I didn’t have anything to add. But parts of the Web are going back to the way they was. …