From Slashdot: Linus Torvalds Tells Anti-Vaxxer To Shut Up On Linux Mailing List Original post from Linus here.
Fascinating and features some of my favorite cult awareness/conspiracy debunking heroes: Financial Times Video: Is QAnon a game gone wrong?
… and the day before he moved, I had a perfect day with him. We headed up to San Luis Obispo on Saturday morning to find him a place to live. The drive to SLO is beautiful and never gets old … Read More
So why wouldn’t I use this as an opportunity to needlessly complicate my life? Let me explain. Violet uses a Mac mini and requires AutoCAD for the class. The instructor recommends the Windows version as that is what the coursework … Read More
“Fortunately, there are some intelligent people who understand the scope of the crisis, and what is useful everyday information to have about it.” Read on: An interview with a hand-washing expert about coronavirus
Why are there snuff videos appearing in my Apple News feed? Why are they (seemingly) part of mainstream news? This is not the first time that something like this has appeared in the feed. I’m going to start keeping track … Read More
About a year ago I bought a used, unlocked iPhone 6 for $260 on eBay for Milo. The phone worked well for a few months and then Milo started having problems with the lightning port. The plug wasn’t staying in … Read More
Ugh. Read this: Butterick’s Practical Typography And then we’ll talk.
A short little video of our latest Las Gaviotas vacation. Surf’s up! Full quality download (~600MB) available here or there’s always youtube:
Having finally sobered up after I stopped going to AA meetings, I found this an interesting read. My own experiences with problem drinking, the “program”, and my success afterwards, are reflected in many of the descriptions in the article. I never … Read More
… upgrading a 9 year old iMac with an SSD is worthwhile too. Although I had to re-purchase, download, and create a bootable USB stick of OSX 10.7 Lion to format the new drive. But what the hell, now I … Read More
Thursday night I ordered a refurbished iMac from Other World Computing. It cost $359 and is the 20 inch mid–2009 iMac education model. I also bought the maximum amount of RAM for this model (8GB), and a 240 GB SSD … Read More
Great article in the Atlantic about quality of life through old age: Why I Hope to Die at 75
I had no idea Frank thought this way. And how articulately he shared his views in this interview. Wow, still letting it sink in. Please read this: Frank Sinatra’s Playboy Interview, 1963
Hilarious response by Level 3 to Verizon’s boohooing about asymmetrical peering relationships due to Netflix and their ilk: Verizon’s Accidental Mea Culpa Somebody remind me why are we arguing about net neutrality? Oh right, it’s not the bandwidth consumers arguing, it’s ISPs seeking … Read More