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: As they point out - I don’t need a new browser …

: 📚 Email Marketing Rules by Chad White features in my next newsletter, the link takes you to where …

: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008 - ★★★★

: I had a Tivo. I even had a lifetime subscription, but I cycled the box out of the media space years …

: Happy Birthday, Dad. Hope you are loving wherever you are.

: 🎶 The Intentionally Bad Song That Accidentally Worked. … Nick Lowe wrote ‘We Love You’ …

: 9 goals in a single match .. that’s a lot. 6 of them against you is way too many. That those 6 came …

: News to brighten your day /week / month / year … Ian McKellen has signed up to do the Mother Goose …

: Tree Talk by Kelton Sears Cool imagery and clever site … but is it just me that thinks the …

: You have been warned … a 30 minute video laying out the plan for ‘Starting The Steal’ in the …

: Lovely.

: The Sort Continues.

: Joker, 2019 - ★★★★½

: Another nice one from William Gallagher “I say countless, the truth is that there isn’t that …

: Drug companies keep pushing America toward its next health care crisis. … Dana commenting on …

: Matthew Yglesias “I was right behind a woman who was on the smaller side and really struggling with …

: 🎶🎵Chris Hedges with Roger Waters Personal opinion It’s okay if you find Water objectionable, …

: My Lettrboxd import worked, so cleaning up ‘film’ category and adding a collection of …

: 🎥 I Used to Be Famous, 2022 - ★★★★

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: 🎥 Jojo Rabbit, 2019 - ★★★★

: 🎥 Just Too GOOD - but you might have missed.

: If you have a good product … you can and should sell it. Not so good products … maybe you give them …

: Time to stop and let micro.blog catch up … I can see a post in the ‘list of posts to …

: Half-witted, reckless Librium Liz may be even worse than May and Johnson “But the Tories are just …

: “Plan somewhat conservatively and will further review structure” … Got it. I guess all that …

: “Heh Siri.. What time is it?” Working on it. time passes Still working. “Heh Siri… Stop.” …

: Thankyou @odd for highlighting ‘song.link’ - how did I not know about this before - very …

: 🎶🎼🎵 New (to me) from New Zealand … Tablefox

: 🎶🎼🎵 Love me some Tears For Fears … just a few favourites from a recent session … songs ‘old’ and …

: Words To Live By … at least you’d think?

: On the plus side - they are at least being honest!

: OUCH

: For the longest time, I have been in charge of ‘morning tea’ duties in whatever …

: Happy Days

: California sheriff’s department deems 47 deputies ‘not suited’ for duty. “Roughly 10% of the …

: University of Idaho says staff can offer condoms for STDs – not birth control Well - that clears …

: 🖋️ The joy of paper - an ‘Om’ post.

: “The lady doth protest too much” … way too much.

: Job specs that leave a lot to be desired …

: 56 Seconds for all you ‘Portlandians’ (specifically), but really anyone … I just …

: “A Union Jack at half mast to commemorate the passing of Queen Elizabeth the Second in the style of …

: 🎶🎵 Apparently. According to ‘Albums’.

: Just added Internet for the People by Ben Tarnoff 📚to my reading list. Right up my street.

: Answers to questions Adam Curry Spotify has to … because it can’t make money from music Dave Winer …

: In June, The Markup reported that Meta Pixels on the websites of 33 of Newsweek’s top 100 hospitals …

: “A 2% surcharge applies to all credit card and contactless payments. Eftpos and cash payment …

: If I create a reminder in BusyCal - it doesn’t appear in ‘Reminders’. All good. Things …

: Secret life of Gerald: the New Zealand MP who spent a lifetime crafting a vast imaginary world Not …

: 😂😂😂 “I could have put the lists into a spreadsheet, but that would mean the client would have to …

: Thankyou Kwasi. Thankyou Liz. It seems to be working ..

: I Hadn’t Previously Absorbed This Nuance

: Should We Still Be Afraid Of Facebook “cryptocurrency: It is hard to cultivate the proper attitude …

: “I like to describe the publishing industry as operating a lot like an (American) children’s soccer …

: Boeing will pay $200 million to settle SEC fraud charges related to 2 deadly airplane crashes …

: I had never heard of permacomputing until I read the profile of @jagtalon … really …

: Playing around with the brilliant new work of @sod I realized that my experiment with nicheless blog …

: 🎙️🎵🎶 Nice to listen in to your conversation @martinfeld and @lmika - thankyou. A different kind of …

: I am excited for season 3 of My Podcast, which is about to come out of hiatus. Episode 3 is being …

: Filed in the bucket of ’stuff you can’t make up’! “If the government gives me prima facia …

: One of the best articles about AOC I have read. (Caveat - I don’t read many … but don’t let it …

: Liz Truss urges world leaders to follow UK with trickle-down economics. ‘kin hell, nobody listens to …

: Purge time in RSS feed land. I don’t unsubscribe, I just move to the ‘boring’ folder which I never …

: You make your first move and immediately resign. The story continues to weave.

: I try to type ‘maps’ and it comes out ‘maos’ - which I don’t notice and so search. Google Maps ( …

: “Innovation is about shifting from a culture of management to a culture of leadership. 💬 Brian …

: 🎶🎵 Why singalong 70s pop was edgier than you think. I don’t buy it!

: “I do not give you laws or administer justice. But I can do something else. I can give you my heart …

: In defence of Truss (Now there’s a line that I bet you thought you’d never read on this blog!) The …

: “The debate is done: the SPAC fad is over.” “676 trading SPACs haven’t yet found a mate according …

: 50 reasons to love Liam Gallagher at 50 Coming in at number 6 … “He believes that “shit music comes …

: Is there a difference between something being ‘possible’ and ‘not impossible’? Just …

: Beyond Meat COO Doug Ramsey arrested for allegedly biting man’s nose “Doug Ramsey, chief …

: $35 Billion Worth of Real Estate Could Be Underwater by 2050 “Local governments in coastal states …

: Some People Are Just Born To Over Achieve ...

: Robin Rendle wants you to Take Care of Your Blog

: Let's Get Ready To Rumble ...

: I subscribe to lots of 🎙podcasts knowing there is not enough time to listen to them all (even at …

: Mark Fulbrook … just a place holder for now, but I fully expect him to make a reappearance.

: Don’t be complacent. Don’t assume Nazis never attained more than 37 percent of the vote at the …

: Against all odds …

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: I didn’t know that Apple was a ‘show biz’ stock.

: Old and new … though I have to say, those constructions signs have been around for nearly 3 years to …

: Breakfast!

: 🎶🎵🎼 Porcupine Tree - Closure / Continuation - Radio City Music Hall, NY, Sept 16th, 2022. Like the …

: The Emoticon Is 40 Years Old!

: The Price Of A Beer At Every NFL Stadium. Not that you typically have much of a choice in any given …

: “Truss means a complete or redundant framed structure” … #justsayin

: ‘They will get you in a headlock’: Australians warned off pet kangaroos after second death in 100 …

: Need to get Andy Borowitz’s new book … because I want to “laugh, cry and swear” at each line.

: The competition is against election deniers running to win elections, the results of which they will …

: When you need the ability to search ‘replies’ … I read this .. Hallelujah! Leonard Cohen’s almighty …

: The things you find as you travel the interwebs … An Essential Life Skill is one of three pages on …

: I know it’s not new … but thought I’d play around with assistive touch … they do seem to have …

: Can the working from home model survive the energy crisis? I doubt it … but it will depend on how …

: The People First Podcast Shout out to SimonWoods for bringing my attention to CastBox … yet …

: I started reading The Thin Blue Line and couldn’t quite get why it was taking so long to get to The …

: We Spoke With the Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business … is this the hi tech story of …

: Fox News and Republicans try to shift attention to crime as midterms loom Well yes - but when you …

: Does The U.S.A. Condone Human Trafficking?

: Apple should just kick them out …

: I do like how Xnapper works … and the results that it delivers.

: Yesterday I read that when/if the S&P 500 drops below 3900 - ‘all bets are off’ - my …

: Christians in the US could be a minority group by 2070, study finds. If this is what they mean by …

: Just another offering at Kiwi dairies …

: My favorite ‘burger’ these days …

: It’s as if the ground is swelling up and eating the buildings …

: As I look around the world, he seems to have nailed a truth.

: Slavoj Žižek Is A Complicated Dude

: Adobe is buying ‘Figma’ for $20 billion. My second reaction was $20 billion? My first …

: Cannot wait to get my hands on Fairness and Freedom by David Hackett Fischer 📚… I had never thought …

: Just scanned an 🍎article about muscle dysmorphia … As far as I can tell a cat in hell has a …

: Our Dear Leader

: Quotes about death … not as depressing as you might expect. In fact some are quite inspirational!

: I never subscribed to xxx - so I unsubscribed. They replied. Thank you so much for contacting xxx. …

: QE2 Obituaries That Are Different

: The Drafts conundrum that results from Apple’s staggered iOS releases is surely a problem that many …

: Labor Day - the truth about labor is that we don’t ‘rate’ it …

: Things Aren't Always What They Seem

: Guns bought through credit cards in the US will now be trackable. What a great idea. What a concept. …

: This week Rob Long’s ‘Martini Shot’ Just Look Up - talks about the TV/Film world - with lessons for …

: A new term (to me at least) …. ‘Trussian ’ … … a follower of the new PM in the UK.

: Apparently today is Grandparents Day in the USA. Why don’t we simply allocate every day of the year …

: Again, look at that blank sheet of paper. What’s the overriding question that continues to haunt …

: I started to properly look at the new Steve Jobs archive site and think I now understand why there …

: Two Dave Winer Quotes

: How Propoganda Works. John Pilger has a way of summarising issues that few (any?) others do.

: On iCloud Shared Photo Library “I look forward to taking a sabbatical to combine my photo library …

: All roads lead here. Spectacular commentary on the ‘meaning’ of work … TL;DR There is no meaning.

: So can we assume that the unofficial micro blog discord server is defunct? Any other discord servers …

: 2009 2014 2022 🎶🎼 Three albums to date - it’s not exactly a punishing schedule is it?

: Right then …

: Filling up the car … turned round and …

: Lady in front of me told me I could go ahead of her … since she was half ‘processed’ and was waiting …

: Nice. Funny. Found on Twitter today - sorry - don’t know which account.

: AI Generated Marketing Content If you know me, you know I have a thing about ‘content’. Seems I am …

: The corporate hire/fire mentality is extraordinary. Everybody fired - was at one time hired … …

: Why Quiet Quitting Is A Really Bad Idea – JOSH BERSIN I would have hoped for a more thoughtful …

: Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data breach lawsuit ends in 11th hour settlement. FUKKERBERG is more …

: Would be really cool if NetNewsWire’s Smart Folders would let me create my own Smart Folders using …

: A collection of links that you might enjoy. I Went Viral in the Bad Way Category Contenders A …

: Sometimes you sense something in the ether. You know ‘it’s’ changed. A few days later you learn that …

: There goes another friend down the rabbit hole.

: Overcast is My Friend

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: “One way to make that less confusing is to embrace the metaphor from Finder’s Column view …

: The Flow Of Liquid

: I might have to reallocate my time for the next 5 coreints … so I can listen to all of …

: Apparently “saving children at risk” is not an acceptable phrase for the image generation AI engines …

: Markdown is just enough HTML “We finally have it working in the new feed reader I’ve been …

: You know it won’t be a short wait when they provide chairs to sit in whilst waiting in line.

: I do try to read publications from the right … you know just to keep myself balanced … but it is …

: Harry and George

: I wonder how long before Stelter arrives on a new channel?

: Talking about following … and I have reported this in the past and officially logged the …

: If you are in GMail or Outlook and thinking about a new email client … I like the Superhuman …

: “The best-case scenario for Peloton shareholders is that Amazon will use the distribution deal …

: Source of this which is in plain sight …

: Erik Prince wants to sell you a “secure” smartphone that’s too good to be true. …

: Oracle exists so far below the surveillance visibility line that it really is time that something …

: Amazon is fixing the AC at a warehouse where a worker died on Prime Day. The horse may have bolted - …

: If It’s Not About The People … Careful what you measure … Gaping Void nailing …

: Why Barber’s Poles Have All Those Stripes. Filed in the bucket of ‘Today I …

: What is Chokepoint Capitalism?. It’s Cory Doctorow on Medium - well worth a read.

: Experimenting with the new Text Expander Keyboard … at least now you can easily get to all …

: Most Jobs Fall Into 3 Major Categories

: “Trump didn’t steal classified documents, he was just holding onto them for safekeeping." 💬 …

: ”If you give talented people the opportunity to create wealth, they will do so. If you give talented …

: “What, pray tell, would Trump have said at this dinner, in order to convey that he was willing to …

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: “It’s summer, and I got a note that politely encouraged a few forays into brevity.” 💬 Brian …

: Raindrop and Readwise Integration

: Getting Help

: Human remains reportedly found in suitcases bought at New Zealand auction. Gulp .. Now that’s a …

: “The big shift we see right now with teens that we’re very focused on is this desire to share …

: What rock have I been living under? A podcast with Nitin Sawhney I had never heard of him until …

: “Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.” 💬 Alfred Marshall

: “The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings.” 💬 Alfred Marshall

: “We might as well reasonably dispute whether it is the upper or the under blade of a pair of …

: Published two years and two days ago - written about a man from England that I met in Taupo, New …

: Apple plans offering more advertising to users via apps. Dalyrymple has been on about ads in music …

: From a random Tumblr.

: Exclusive or not, this is one Clubhouse I was happy to leave I never rated Clubhouse. .. which I …

: The Machine Internet

: I have left the tracking data in this URL for a reason Workplace Productivity: Are You Being …

: WeWork co-founder lines up $350 million A16Z investment for a new billion-dollar real estate …

: And The Answer Is ... Nick Clegg!

: Has anybody seen the film ‘Luce’. Good? Bad?

: In case you were thinking that what you really need is another micro blogging platform to add to …

: When did Zoom change its terms? I used to talk for unlimited time with 1 person with a 40-minute …

: Four Nil. Against Brentford? FTW!

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: FTC weighs new rules to protect Americans’ personal data. Here is a good place to start … Meta …

: Liz Truss facing first sleaze investigation over ‘murky donations’ Two ways to take the headline …

: Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31m to House of Cards producers. … the award seems a little out …

: Truth in humour … You’re an asset waiting to happen.

: Have to say, the ad is so famous with much written about it, that I thought I knew all the …

: “Find a writer you like and read them. If you can’t find the writer whose work you want to read, …

: What the hell has happened? Me: Can I order food to go? Them: Of course, our next deliveries are …

: Clearly somebody decided to attempt to channel ‘chinese architecture’ when they decided to put this …

: Whenever whoever erected this sign, there must have been a reason.

: Ageism - It Never Gets Old 🥁🥁🥁

: The one from the 2000s says a lot more, but the one from the 80s means a lot more. On the click …

: Facebook’s AI Chatbot Has Election-Denying, Antisemitic Bugs to Work Out. BUGS! If this was a …

: Count Scott Galloway as one of the people I read and listen to. Not everyone’s glass of vodka .. but …

: Election deniers winning elections without any hint of irony.

: “My spidey-sense feels good about it. If everyone registers, if everyone votes, if all the votes are …

: Front Page Tech’s writing style is so horrible that they just lost a subscriber. Imagine the …

: I just exported my Feedbin subscriptions from NetNewsWire and then reimported to iCloud. Seems that …

: You had Virtual Reality. You had Augmented Reality. Behold - ‘Synthesized Reality’. A Synthesized …

: Running … Up That Hill

: The new Mac mail is not allowing you to ‘unsend email’ … it’s simply delaying sending your email. …

: It’s amazing how many millions you can make by selling pillows.

: So now you can just suspend elected officials … got it.

: ‘Current Affairs’ - Against Liberalism and The Bulwark - The Distinct Shame of Senate Republicans. …

: Lake Geneva, with more than 280 km2 is the largest lake in France. … says Maps On The Web. …

: 🎶 I am starting to prepare for Season 3 of The People First Podcast - and was reviewing some of the …

: Let’s Make Amazon Into a Dumb Pipe Interesting idea, great points - but not sure how easily it …

: Vodafone & Deutsche Telekom to introduce persistent user tracking. Seriously - with everything …

: “I mostly watch, read and listen to news to keep track of how they’re screwing …

: Think the martech landscape is big? Here’s the size of the software industry. Click through for the …

: Free Content Marketing = Content Free Marketing

: We Need an America First Immigration Policy Not just America, same problem in the UK and New …

: If 911 Had Been Treated As A Crime ...

: Has Apple Forgotten How to Market?

: In Case You Aren't Yet Convinced Of The Mess We Are In ...

: A little bit of menu reorganizing on the microblog … I would have so much time on my hands if …

: The Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are The Most Important - makes me feel better about this

: In the last 📚Reader’s Republic, I said England (not the UK) suffers from many things, not least of …

: Musk’s antics are turning Tesla customers against Tesla Maybe the world is about to get better?

: The Bluestocking, vol 244 “I don’t know about you, but my enjoyment of the Tory leadership election …

: Instagram walks back its changes. “Users serve Instagram, not the other way around.” 💬 Casey …

: Stowe Boyd : Preferably Paradoxical “Quiet Quitting” A new term to me - but yes.

: On a recent CoreInt @danielpunkass riffed on Mars Edit 5. @manton raised iOS towards the end of the …

: The End of Social Media. “Why friend graphs can‘t compete in an algorithmic world.” …

: Wrong Road — Real Life “Our individualistic transportation network reflects American capitalism’s …

: It’s one of my older posts now - but a good reminder … Friends Don’t Let Friends …

: If you are OZ or Kiwi-oriented, you might want to weigh in on a LinkedIn post I dropped in today. …

: Good Advice From Manuel Moreale re RSS

: On window seat photography I’m not a photographer but have at times taken a snap out of an …

: The problem with Facebook. “I am unsure what direction Apple wants to take us, but I can bet …

: Tasted as good as they looked. Flat White  Latte

: Johnson as Secretary General of NATO! We really are just trying to flush everything down the …

: I have to say - the Iraqi insurgents look quite civilized compared to the American ones …

: Interesting warning from Clean My Mac this morning. Raindrop has been installed for a while. Wonder …

: US power companies secretly spending millions to protect profits and fight clean energy. Count me in …

: Who Is Collecting Data from Your Car? Yikes. I mean I know we know this - but when you see it laid …

: Zuckerberg: Apple, Meta are in “deep, philosophical competition” I know my philosophy and Fakebook …

: Apple will no longer help you set up a dial-up modem on your Mac Important news for those of us that …

: If you think it is taking a long time to nail Trump - consider this; Matt Gaetz, Under Investigation …

: “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t …

: Algorithmic nonsense. Step 1: move away from as many social as you can Step 2: move as much content …

: After five years in prison for a Ponzi scheme and a lifetime ban from the pharmaceutical industry, …

: Damien Hirst to burn thousands of his paintings to show art as ‘currency’. AFTER he sold them … he’s …

: Trump’s Authoritarian Plans for a Second Term Should Scare the Crap Out of You They were right.

: Just discovered that I can write my own logic in Text Soap. How long has that been there?

: Preparing for this week’s newsletter “Like all states with broad-based income taxes, New York …

: Good Company. The United States and Eritrea are the only two countries that tax their non-resident …

: “Reducing the bottom line is a great way to create the illusion of top-line growth.” 💬 …

: Oh Florida, Florida, Florida …..

: First time into the triple digits - I know I will be pushed back out tomorrow.

: Obsidian Footnotes As Sidenotes. paging @pimoore … looks like Stowe Boyd needs to take your …

: Labnotes The man nailed some humour today. And makes a very important point.

: Epidemic Sound Sues Meta for Massive Copyright Infringement “Meta is the king of, ‘we know this …

: When Cuba takes the lead over America when it comes to freedom and rights.

: Truss vows to scrap remaining EU laws by end of 2023. Rights? We don’t need no stinking rights! Make …

: John Fetterman Starts Petition to Induct Dr. Oz Into NJ Hall of Fame Would love to to see more of …

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: Damned if you do OR don’t House panel showed Trump conspired to seize the election – but was it …

: 📚Ten. Is that too many books to be reading ‘at once’? Saving grace: I am well aware that …

: First 1Password - now TextExpander Takes Venture Capital

: How would AIWriter work with IAWriter?

: “If someone is trying to convince you it’s not a pyramid scheme, it’s a pyramid scheme.” …

: Tick Tock.

: Biden unveils extreme heat plan – but doesn’t declare climate emergency. What emergency?

: Worried? One in five US adults condone ‘justified’ political violence “Most alarmingly, 7.1% (of …

: About Those Deep Links To Email Messages

: ‘Interim’ seems to be creeping back into job titles. Something happens … you got to move quick … …

: I had cause to check out Jerry’s Brain today and stumbled on this quote at the top of his …

: Just added Stakeholder Capitalism by Klaus Schwab 📚 to my reading list. It has been in my head for a …

: Happy Talk Must Die Sad to report … guilty.

: What Counts as Broadband Could be Changing ‘Could’ mind you … Why is there such acceptance of the …

: Is anyone part of an AUG or MUG anywhere in the world?

: Sadly the story is not about America.

: Social media sites used by journalists, general public differ. So Twitter isn’t important to people …

: VC Due Diligence Returns - With a Vengeance What a pity it went away.

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: Watching old Spike Milligan interviews tonight. He’s talking to Des O’Connor in 1995 .. he was 77. …

: I have no idea of the quality of the source. It doesn’t seem to even vaguely ring true. So I’m …

: I am thoroughly enjoying Severance, even though they spell ‘Keir’ ‘Kier’. I’m at the part in the …

: Ventura Adds Shortcuts to Its Share Menu. … now that is a welcome addition.

: 🎶 🎵 🎼 Guyville : Boys + Girls With Guitars Takes You On An Intriguing Sonic Journey .. out of LA -

: 📺 I am appalled

: 🎶 🎵 🎼 This just spotted in The Grauniad But, if you only have one click in you use it here … …

: The Guardian … While Britain burns, the Tories are … fiddling with themselves again. “Boris Johnson …

: An image that was not created by an AI.

: Seems that someone in the ‘Secret Service ‘ has put all the emphasis on ‘secret’ and totally …

: Exit the internet, enter the metaverse – your online future is in 3D Ummm .. so the multiverse …

: Two-way RSS “Such a site insists that I do all my writing on there. That’s a …

: LBJ’s Poolside Phone and the Connectivity Revolution - Cal Newport Around 1992, a friend of mine …

: Crikey!

: First job for audio / podcast AIs … once I have my recording the AI should automatically remove ; …

: Do you subscribe to ‘The Information’ … if so, do you pay for it? They are running a 50% discount … …

: 📚If you are a member of ‘The Readers’ Republic - you might enjoy

: iOS 16 Lock Screen Customizations Not Coming to iPadOS 16 - MacRumors Gawd … now they tell me … just …

: They are indeed ‘cool’ infographics (Twitter thread - in case you are allergic!)

: NZ science star Ivan Ravlich shuts down Hypernet Labs following US crypto fraud lawsuit Love to know …

: BoJo Trump Timelines and Parralels?

: Three for three … and still in power.

: Keeping It In The Family Not listened to yet, will comment when I do. Interested to see Tim and Marc …

: ZUCKED Johnson clings on amid cabinet standoff and dozens of resignations. The United Kingdom is …

: “Nothing you create is ultimately your own, yet all of it is you. Your imagination, it seems …

: Even a free sports car couldn’t get anyone to bid on Chevrolet’s first NFT Wait - nobody saw …

: Fish Philosophy is a great panel this week - and reminded me a lot of Abbots’s …

: Keeping Our Republic Tom Evslin Keeping it balanced … “If we want to keep our …

: The Swine of Sin City is an interesting read - a different spin on how to make a lot of money out of …

: Meta’s VR strategy “isn’t sustainable” “A recent media release from market research firm IDC …

: Apple Maps Location Scan Slows Down Wi-Fi … oh now THAT is an interesting post from Michael …

: PowerPhotos 2.0 - sponsored by 512 Pixels Have to say, I didn’t need any prompting, promotion or …

: “The original governmental draft was so bad that I thought that at least it couldn’t get …

: “I want to make absolutely clear that there’s no place in this government for anybody who is …

: ‘Go home’: Honduran islanders fight against crypto colonialists. Meanwhile, the residents of …

: Just been recommended Focus: The Future of Your Company Depends on It by Al Ries 📚- so of course …

: Don’t Always Believe What You Read - It Isn’t Clear

: I miss @smokey - even his web site seems to be on hold

: I’ll rule like my father, says Marcos Jr with mother at his side (Apple News Link) … so that’s …

: The Future of the Metaverse – Imagining the Internet “While the number of people occupying …

: I am not a theologian, but if you are .. or even have knowledge, please read on and let me know your …

: The PowerPhotos upgrade looks like a good one.

: I was just thinking just the other day how this needs to be made easier and voila - it’s made …

: “Posers in positions of owners” I wrote this down without the source, sorry - the …

: I had a theory years ago that Apple were going to disinter-mediate the carriers … and zilch. How …

: How Lobbyists from the Auto Industry Invented Jaywalking I have only ever had 3 tickets issued to me …

: How Do We Know How Old Things Like Dinosaur Bones Are? “There’s an old joke told in natural history …

: Trump Voters Need a New Direction “ I never meet Americans who love America more than Trump people …

: Early Mid Journey experiment. Text: “the impact of no income for work in the style of …

: Twenty years. it’s a start. Reminds me of a cartoon I saw…

: Can you be a ‘phony’ and a ‘leaker’?

: “Everywhere you will find that the wealth of the wealthy springs from the poverty of the poor.” 💬 …

: 5th Session of The Republic of Readers starts in 25 minutes … live conversation with a few of us …

: “There are some aspects of its design that are clearly iPhone-inspired — the basic shape, flat …

: Moving through my news feeds at a pace this morning … it’s like a giant echo chamber of ‘told you …

: There IS hope. Yang has left the Dems. EEJIT

: There is a new movie from New Zealand coming out … the entire dialogue is gibberish My mind went …

: Dr Leon Winer’s idea processing article Dave Winer’s dad talking about his ‘idea …

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: “Go through all the sessions on the official program and you’ll see lots of talk about Web3, the …

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: Wow - Stowe Boyd is recommending my newsletter …

: I love how you can take a simple game that is really rather uninteresting and with just a couple of …

: If you are into Mac drawing apps - Acorn is currently available for $20

: The corporations backing the Texas Republican Party - Judd Legum Corporations should support …

: So …. craiyon …

: I have NO idea where the data for this claim emanates from - but still .. the average American? Are …

: Uvalde Hires Private Law Firm to Argue It Doesn’t Have to Release School Shooting Public Records …

: “A warm beautiful ocean with sunlight and clouds with a sunrise and sparkles on the water and …

: … and so farewell justgoodmusic.net - it was fun.

: 🎶 Def Leppard Mark 45th Anniversary With New Gins … because what better way to celebrate 45 …

: Thankyou @gpittman for the recommendation … You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead …

: Finding it hard to get a new job? Robot recruiters might be to blame. It’s bad enough that you have …

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: I was thinking about that Rummy quote today - you know the known / unknowns one … and it struck me …

: Oooooh … Peaky 6

: ‘Quitting for Beginners’ .. who knew that there were stages of skills associated in the fine art of …

: What happened to Web 4?

: Dear OSX Daily - are headlines like this really necessary? How Do I Check the Battery on My iPad Pro …

: Offline Cash project finally gives the world what it really needs: physical digital physical cash …

: I read and hear such a lot of Apple negativity from Apple Developers, that finding just one article …

: A Good Idea That Might Go Wrong OR A Bad Idea That Will Get Worse?

: In 1997, Wired Magazine Predicts 10 Things That Could Go Wrong in the 21st Century: “An …

: I read Draper VC; SolidBlock Startup Pitch Competition and thought wait, ‘Fractional Ownership’? …

: Oh interesting… Connect to Instapaper/Pocket NOT to import all the stuff you’ve got …

: Apple Maps lets users add multiple stops to a route, and sync them between iOS and Macs. To borrow …

: U.K.’s Boris Johnson Survives No-Confidence Vote Over Lockdown Parties (WaPo behind the wall - so …

: So with the news I had to at least listen to the 🎶 band I had never heard of. Definitely not missed …

: Uh Oh

: 2022 Apple Design Award Finalists. I had only even HEARD of three of these apps - much less use them …

: A Passwordless Future Needs Portability “We definitely need to get there because telling users that …

: A tale of two @-signs: How to get alternate versions of font characters. “Amazingly, this is …

: Engineer Molly White explains to Peter Kafka why Web3 isn’t going great A quick 30 minute listen … …

: Makes me wonder if anything is going to be announced next week .. but somehow the date …

: Setting an alert for Jan 1st 2023 to check back.

: This past week I put my computer away to live only on the iPad. Managed to do a lot … but not …

: Adding The Prophet to the list of books in Micro Blog’s Boookshelves that appear to have a …

: Quick question from the uninitiated … What would cause a single random web page to use over …

: Facebook is about to get a lot better or a lot worse.

: Genius!

: ”Everyone but me seems to have forgotten that MicroStrategy once floated on the Internet Bubble.” …

: Good Grief - Can Writers(*) At Least Question What They Are Being Told

: Sex Pistols God Save The Queen coin released for Platinum Jubilee Anarchic Definitely anarchic. …

: There Are Three Sides To Every Coin

: Rumours continue about Putin’s health – with little to back them up. When did we start caring about …

: Halcyon days. Don’t they look cute?

: The final word in the #MBMay series is ‘endurance’ - that’s what it took . It’s also the name of a 🎶 …

: “The largest shareholder in America’s largest gunmakers isn’t a reclusive billionaire or …

: “Balance is a myth. There are only trade-offs.” 💬 Scott Galloway

: Is Gallagher’s lastest post - written in his usual ‘dulcet’ tone - much ado about …

: Boris Johnson accused of changing ministerial code to ‘save his skin’ Because of course, he can - …

: It’s not well known but ‘The Last Fish’ has a lot of the great Marillion 🎶 songs all of course …

: Context

: I have just learned that I have been using 😭 and 😂 interchangeably … but the 😭 is really mean to be …

: 🎶 A ‘Read (actually - ‘Listen to’) it Later app for Music I am a big music person but not sure I …

: I was never a big fan of 🎶 The White Stripes - but I definitely am a fan of the legacy that Jack …

: If you get some time to watch Black Crab … take it. Don’t watch Black Crab. Now you have 2 hours to …

: Hard to let this 🎶 series go by without a Fairport Convention entry. 28th in the series of …

: Is ‘Day 28’ the final day of the #MBMay challenge? If not I wonder what the last words are?

: Lots of 🎶 songs have ‘write’ in the title but few have ‘written. ‘Has Anyone Ever Written Anything …

: Texas school shooter had no known mental-health issues. It’s the gun lobby that has mental issues. …

: 📚 Art Garfunkel has read and rated a lot of books since 1968 - so he provided a list, in case you …

: No point in writing more - and it’s not only me … Stonekettle Station’s Jim Wright …

: The WeWork founders are starting a carbon credit crypto company and they already raised $70 million …

: Hill Charts. Seriously?

: The Radio 6 schedule is important to artists, venues and fans to understand when and where 🎶music is …

: Now there’s a collection of quotes I hadn’t come across before. Numbers 297, 298 and 444 …

: 📚 If you are in The Reader’s Republic - keep a look out for the invite to the next meeting and …

: Strong argument and connections suggests that Mountain was the USA’s ‘Cream’. Definitely not as good …

: My scam spam emails have recently been on the uptick. I wonder what has changed? And why on earth …

: I posted a question to 1Password’s help desk. 15 hours later they came back with an …

: Remember the GREAT RESIGNATION headlines? How we couldn’t get enough people to do what we …

: The advert isn’t as cryptic as usual … unless it is misdirection?

: I promise that I didn’t plan it this way but the last three meetings of The Republic of …

: I made the leap to 1Password8 a couple of weeks ago and at the same time - discovered how to disable …

: I have noticed that some #MBMay entries include the ‘handle’ of the Micro Blogger who …

: Intricate Records just put out 🎶 their latest release (Apple Music). I like! BUT - is that a sample …

: What could possibly go wro …. oh wait …. Beeple’s Twitter account is hacked and used to promote fake …

: It’s quotes like this that give me a reason to think that the world isn’t quite yet …

: 📚 Coming to the end of my Rebus … so got another ‘tome’ lined up. It is nearly …

: Never mind that Nevermind is called Nevermind - track 11 was called ‘On A Plain’ 23rd in …

: 🎶 It’s a cover of Alan Parson’s Eye In The Sky. … a very good cover - and with just two people …

: A London Inheritance has been part of my RSS feed for as long as I can remember. I don't read all …

: It’s a twitter thread AND funny I liked the John Peel one.

: Margaritaville’s First Cruise Ship Now Sailing Out of Florida … and all good - but interested to see …

: 🎶 I have to say that I do like the Albums app - but I REALLY like the newsletter updates that go …

: Apparently - or at least according to Arnold Kling - the Fed can go bankrupt.

: Political Correctness gone mad? A white wash? An academic Heard|Depp story? I don’t know - you …

: It’s behind a paywall - so no - I haven’t read it. That said this graphic caught my eye. What …

: I first stumbled over Manao Radio around 2009/2010. I had this impression it had been going for …

: What on earth is LinkedIn doing to absorb 1.5 Gb of RAM memory? This doesn’t include what …

: Been pointing this out for years - as has Rushkoff. AND Although we all know that …

: Interesting words from Frankopan. They got me thinking that I will need to write more about.

: Rhythm in Textile Design 22nd in the series of #MBMay Photo; Art Institute of Chicago Caveat: NONE …

: I am reading that consolidation in an industry that touts decentralization is a good thing. Is that …

: Try and watch without at least smiling, probably chuckling and maybe even joining along! Happiness …

: Man Ray’s Iconic Portrait of Kiki de Montparnasse Is Now the Most Expensive Photo Ever Sold at …

: Congratulations to Australia … meanwhile in America …

: 🎥🎞🎬📽 Gary Sinise, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe and Gene Hackman … it’s got to be a …

: Oracle’s Larry Ellison joined Nov. 2020 call about contesting Trump’s loss. Because of course, he …

: 🎶 Vangelis Dead: Oscar-Winning Blade Runner Composer Gone at 79 Chariots of Fire seems to be the …

: Muse’s ‘Origin of Symmetry’ was just too easy … and seriously - 🎶 Symmetry really were a band. 21st …

: I found this very funny - and said to Jax “That’s us!” Source To which she replied … “No it’s not …

: The fact that there is an album of ‘Beverage Sound Effects’ is amazing enough. That there are two of …

: Apparently, it is not an ‘IGLOO’ cooler full of good drinks … it is a …. …

: Adding ‘INDX’ to ‘Matter’ and ‘Reader/Readwise’ as an app that …

: My goodness - what a thread … and 15 comments, 6 shares later .. not one person has …

: YUP

: Dana “5 companies control the bulk of the cloud data centers that now drive the global economy. …

: The man who could rig the 2024 election. Judd Legum on the case. Shapiro should be a slam dunk IMHO, …

: “Web3 is my favorite new blog in years. Everything about it is just perfect.” 💬 John Gruber I agree …

: I wonder if Phaux News will change much when 91 year old Rupert Murdoch dies. The entire family only …

: Who owns Einstein? The battle for the world’s most famous face Seriously? Did you know that …

: Filed in the bucket of ‘you just can’t make this stuff up’. Eden Project installs …

: 🎶 Mindless Self Indulgence 19th in the series of #MBMay Photo; Cover of ‘Pink’ by Mindless Self …

: I wonder what Bento would be doing today had it not disappeared?

: On the 12th of May I realized that I had settled into a personal theme within the #MBMay challenge …

: 🎶 Daft Punk wasn’t in my mind when I offered ‘random’ as a possible word for #MBMay - and yet here …

: Propaganda for Good “The Putin threat to this nation is still alive. It can still win. That’s …

: “We were promised bicycles for the mind, but we got aircraft carriers instead” 💬 Jonathan Edwards …

: Read Chris Hedges - you should anyway, but this one is about the execution of a journalist. Just …

: I think ‘On Hold' Music is the only kind of 🎶 music I hate. I guess that is another contributor to …

: Apple Podcasts … “will also automatically delete older episodes, preventing the app from taking up …

: Awesome updates to the Reader beta from Readwise.

: Currently getting a 90% fail on Bookshelves at the moment. I enter the title. The choice of books …

: 📚Great Meeting Of The Readers' Republic today - wonderful book recommendations that I am …

: ‘Time Flies’ 🎶 a track on ‘The Innocent' and 📚 the title of the bio of Porcupine Tree. 16th in the …

: 🎶 ‘Obscured By Clouds’ was released 50 years ago. 15th in the series of #MBMay Photo; Album Cover by …

: Visualizing Everyone that has Ever Lived Now THAT is a cool way of looking at the data.

: “I thought it might have been known in the office that after 34 years and 20 books I knew certain …

: What I Learned From Unfollowing Everyone On Twitter, Then Rebuilding In case you were wondering …

: 🎶 ‘The Musical Fence by Paul Matisse is very different to this musical fence in New Zealand or even …

: Just Sayin’

: Friday 13 May, 2022 - by John Naughton - Memex 1.1 … on the topic of Crosswords. I can think of at …

: 🎶 ‘Care In The Community’ by Ralph McTell stays true to his message to the world, most famously …

: It has taken me a while to get into the flow of the photo challenge - but I think I am there. I …

: 🎶 ‘Sea of Tranquility’ is a great introduction to Barclay James Harvest. 12th in the …

: Facebook opens a physical store to promote the metaverse. The irony totally lost on the local news …

: Any recommendations on the best approach/plugins to enabling web mentions on my WordPress site? I …

: The Seven Laws of Identity … it’s not that the laws have been updated … just the …

: 🎶 Maroon 5 - one of those bands I ‘don’t like’ but then hear one of their songs and say …

: Question for all you Austin residents … is ATX Coop Taxi still a force to be reckoned with? …

: RIP iPod Touch. I don’t know why it wasn’t simply a mini iPad Mini … if you get my drift.

: Absolutely 💯

: And the last words of the email that did not come from Apple reads … “and we hope you …

: None of the members of 🎶 ‘The Flowerpot Men’ were called Bill - or Ben. Though I bet …

: Yes. Yes. Apparently, we DO need yet another Web Site Builder. This one is called Webflow

: I don’t disagree with Dana’s conclusions … but I’m not holding my breath. We have been here before …

: Contrary to all advice on how to manage compliance with things like GDPR - McKinsey has their site …

: The Marketoonist nails 0/1/2/3 Party Data

: Bloom is not what Machine Gun Kelly’s album ‘Bloom’ did outside of the US Market. …

: “You don’t get me, I’m part of the union” 8th in the series of #MBMay Photo: Cover for …

: If you don’t know that Kevin Godley was a founder member then his promo quote isn’t quite as …

: ”Digital transformation is the process of using digital technologies to create new — or modify …

: 7 Essential Ingredients of a Metaverse Finally, somebody (OK a16z - I wish it was someone else, …

: Links that caught my eyes today. Turns out we might APPEAR to have more choice, but it’s not what …

: Putin Really May Break the Nuclear Taboo in Ukraine. I understand the ‘experts’ are of the opinion …

: “Confidence is a preference for the habitual voyeur of what is known as (Parklife)" 7th in the …

: “It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behaviour is …

: Is Grammarly a Keylogger? According to Michael Tsai … I am reading ‘yes’.

: I decided that a 🎶 Freddy Mercury image was too obvious for silhouette 6th in the series of #MBMay …

: Paging @pimoore - knowing how you keep an eye on these kinds of things …. Runestone: A Streamlined …

: The Information reports … Cameo, a Celebrity Shoutout App, Lays Off 25% of Workforce. …

: You knew it was going to happen. Didn’t you? 🔗 Satanic group asks to fly flag at Boston City Hall …

: Let us celebrate Eartha Kitt. 5th in the series of #MBMay Photo: Whitehouse? They say she was down …

: 1988 Apparently.

: Toast Generally Lands One of Two Ways

: The Five Root Causes of Poor Sales Results Too little activity. Lack of effectiveness. Lack of …

: 37signals: Hello again From 37 Signals to Basecamp to 37 Signals. All good. Unclear why I should …

: Every Bay Area House Party

: Today 3 Years Ago - at the time I was thinking Uber - today I am thinking Web3. The strategy …

: There is no other way to say it. Choosing today’s image was definitely a thorny problem. 4th in the …

: I’m a fan of Experimental music, I just don’t think of it that way. For example, 🎶 Astronomy …

: That moment when a smooth, delicious tune wraps its notes around the synapses of your brain, so you …

: I never ‘meta’ photo of a photo that I didn’t like. 2nd in the series of #MBMay Photo By : Helen …

: Can We Blame the Digital Age for the Disembodiment of Knowledge?

: References removed to protect the innocent - but definitely one of my best messages so far this year …

: They say Mickey Mantle is the best switch hitter ever. 1st in the series of #MBMay Caveat: NONE of …

: The Twitter End Game

: 🔗 Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl’ won’t be in the Barbie movie. Well, that’s just wrong, but “it could …

: “All dads dress in the style of the last good year of their lives.” 💬 Jerry Seinfeld

: Truth In Action 🔗 Communities and free speech. ~ Manuel Moreale

: 📚 The Micro Blog Readers' Republic Invite was just sent out for May 15th/16th - let me know if you …

: I am confused by people that get ‘blocked’ by other people complaining “so much …

: A New Game from @cdevroe …. Beta now - but being reset on May 2nd for public launch. So far …

: Comradery - a cooperatively owned subscription platform … just stumbled across this. Anybody taken a …

: “Spotify has long been an awful business. Investors are only now waking up to that …

: Just watched the trailer of 🔗 Kedi. Not sure I will watch the movie - but the 2 minutes of the …

: “The Senate has become a theater of performative behaviors by senators decreasingly interested in …

: “If we don’t figure out how to allow people to talk in the public square without being threatened or …

: Yes … Now would be the prime time for any Mastodon admins with servers capable of accepting …

: Shifting to a more intentional posting regime (Thankyou for asking the right questions @jean ) auto …

: 🎶🎵🎼 RIP Klaus

: 🔗 Delta Air Lines to start paying flight attendants during boarding. Did you know that the flight …

: 🔗 Fidelity plans to allow people to put retirement savings into Bitcoin What could possibly go …

: From the chaps at Gaping Void …. 🔗 Elon: The King of Influence “Let’s just say, in 2024, if …

: 📚 I just added 🔗 A Good Hard Kick in the Ass by Rob Adams to my ‘want to read list’ …

: An entire instance for three people.

: ‘The Book’ in Readwise.

: Not understanding your customer will maximize your opportunity for failure.

: Lore - What Is It Good For?

: What I Listened To This Weekend 🔗 Work Work Work Work Work - On the Media 🔗 Ronan Farrow on the …

: What I Learnt This Weekend 🔗 Set Telegram Account to Automatically Self Destruct and Delete Itself …

: What I Read This Weekend 🔗 Ethereum’s big switch to proof of stake, explained. 🔗 Profits and the …

: Dear New Zealand ...

: Does anybody know Robin Rendle? They should call him and tell him about Blot. As I was reading this …

: 🎶 🎵🔗 Way better than the first track I heard from the new Porcupine Tree album 🎵🎶

: Always amazed how posts like this continue to thrive. Cold Calling Tips: 5 Easy Ways to Generate …

: Vibe Shifts - Are You Part Of Them?

: Me? “I know nothing.” 💬 Private Schultz But I have just been working through 🔗 Elon’s Giant …

: “We really need to start treating people’s time as being more valuable than the organisation’s …

: 📚 Just looking out ahead and realized that I still need to come up with my two books for the next …

: What am I testing? I am checking this. Checking … Testing … one of those!

: Jason Cardwell https://moondeer.blog/2022/04/24/141339.html … the future is seen.

: I used to use IFTTT a lot and then along came Zapier and now apparently there is Integrately. How’s …

: “How about a rule that only stories that are not behind a paywall will be considered for a Pulitzer …

: I like this spin on IKIGAI

: ‘Riot’ is only part of ‘patriot’ because of spelling. Talking of which …

: There’s a Musk tweet circulating today that his bot legions and unthinking people seem to be …

: Have to say the only person I know who is truly a slayer of dragons is @Moondeer … and so let …

: 🔗 Experiment

: Adding ‘Level Up’ to the pantheon of meaningless phrases that need to roll over and die.

: “Warner Bros. Discovery - the new entertainment giant formed from the merger of WarnerMedia …

: Just discovered 🔗 Future Wealth by Stanley M. Davis 📚 and added it to my ‘want to read’ …

: 🔗 Still trying to get my head around ‘System’ … massive in scope - and yet only …

: 🎶🎵 As a 60s ‘pop song’, 🔗 Simon Dupree and the Big Sound’s Kites has always had a …

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: Am I Dead?

: Not convinced this is an original Gaping Void image - but I do like it ….  More Gaping Void at …

: Loving the Lore thinking of Venkatesh Rao.

: The Future of the Metaverse. - courtesy Tom Fishburne.

: Love the new Craft shortcut that brings together all the pages that you have shared on to the web in …

: 🔗 Big-name investor Sequoia says startup due diligence is hard as 4 of its Asian portfolio companies …

: The rain is absolutely pouring down - sideways on occasions - and across the wind, I hear the …

: “I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” 💬 Arthur C. Clarke

: 🔗 PayPal’s Peter Thiel may be a ‘genius’, but I’m still not champing at the bitcoin. Spoiler alert - …

: It’s good that some people are bothered. Some seem to be bothered enough that they are being moved …

: A Letter From Richard Feynman to Koichi Mano.

: Talking About Failed Leadership ...

: 🔗 QAnon candidates are on the ballot in 26 states (Apple News) .. and if that wasn’t depressing …

: Sometimes Old Posts Just Don't Hold Up

: 📚The Cellist by Daniel Silva

: In all the various debates about open sourcing twitter and alternatives like Parler … not sure why I …

: Not doing the newsletter, not publishing a podcast … so wondering if I should cut back my …

: “As long as the device is not tampered with or damaged, it presents no hazard to public safety,” 💬 …

: Easter should happen every day …

: Rough guess now … but I think there are 227 accounts on Micro Blog that are not being counted …

: Next time I will play Snooker … on this table. (Apparently, on both occasions the Table was …

: Played Pool for the first time in many years a couple of days ago. My loss of 8 - 1 made up for the …

: My Newsletter opening paragraph today: This is the last newsletter from me until I sort out the …

: “My strong intuitive sense is that having a public platform that is maximally trusted and broadly …

: MicroBlog Newsletter - The Issues

: Ezra Klein talking to Dan Olson. 🔗 The Most Thorough Case Against Crypto I’ve Heard. 🔗 Bonus …

: 🔗 The Kardashians Are Back. Why Should We Care? …an excellent question. Can somebody click through, …

: 🔗 Everything I Know About Life I Learned from Powerpoint. He’s writing about Powerpoint, but he’s …

: 🔗 Musk’s Twitter People who responded said it'd never happen because Twitter's balance sheet …

: 🔗 Whats App Does Slack … oh goody.

: 🔗 Texas Banned Homeless Encampments, So a Guy Made One on His Property (Apple News) “If we fail, …

: Musk once told Jack Dorsey that it’s a bad idea to run two companies simultaneously. We all thought …

: Oh! A psychological evaluation after the fact. Again. One day somebody will cotton on to prevention.

: The Four Natural Forces Applied To Business

: “Each of us are, in fact, the star of nothing that matters.” 💬 Dave Winer

: Remember when Jack made an NFT out of his first tweet? 🔗 NFT collector gets $280 top bid for the …

: 💣 💣💣 💣💣💣 💣💣💣💣

: Elon Musk’s not-so-secret weapon: An army of Twitter bots. Who knows the truth - but I …

: Truth In That

: René sums it up … More

: On my phone I do have a few social network apps installed, but all alerts are off and all the apps …

: Wow … now there’s something for the ‘today I learned’ bucket …

: Guy Kawasaki and Marc Benioff In Conversation

: “Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded …

: First phase of the newsletter design is now in the can.

: The Famine of 1932-33

: Get off Twitter if you want to see your friends’ posts. If proof is needed - this post will be …

: “The struggle is never between good and evil, it is between the preferable and detestable. 💬 …

: ELEVEN years ago … and we are seeking to ‘take back the internet’ … …

: 🔗 I noticed this morning that 1999.io was getting a bunch of hits. … @dave wondering …

: 🔗 Koch group says U.S. should deliver partial ‘victory’ to Russia in Ukraine (Judd Legum) The same …

: I don’t read a lot of Chris Brogan - though he did provide the impetus behind my annual ‘3 words’. …

: 🎥 🔗 The Power Of The Dog: Meaning … yeah - thought so. I am no bible scholar, but after watching it, …

: Massive thanks to @amit for help with my newsletter presentation. I clearly can’t even copy …

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: So that’s an hour of my life that I will never get back! I’m talking CSS styling of my …

: This does not answer the question ‘how much are you going to charge me’?

: 🔗 Thiel Blasts Dimon, Buffett and Fink as ‘Finance Gerontocracy’ at Bitcoin 2022. Buffett’s …

: Little footer touches

: I am unlikely to go back into the archive and update - but using more emojis in my posts going …

: ~🎵🎶 Who knew that Rick Astley’s formative years had him as a Prog Rock / Drummer type. First …

: 🔗 Om Malik “If you hurry to get to the future, you always get a punishment for it. For example, …

: 🔗 Artists in Ireland to receive 325 Euros per week UBI for Artists? Well maybe ‘IBI’ for Artists.

: 📺 Interesting watch 🔗 Harvard Canceled its Best Black Professor. Why? - YouTube The real and …

: 🔗 Top 50 Cybersecurity Influencers … are you on the list?

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: 🍎🔗 AOC’s Warning for Democrats: ‘We’re in Trouble’ She’s not wrong. Sadly.

: 🔗 Help Web2 Users Make Jump to Web3 “If web3 builders continue to ask new web2.5 users to jump into …

: 5.2 Million Book Illustrations Deleted from Flickr — Help Get Them Back – The Public Domain Review …

: Seriously? there is no way that I wrote that many words last week. As for the ‘mastery’ …

: Them: Why did you send the document in Pages? I prefer Word. Me: I resend it in Word Them: Why …

: I have closed and archived a number of blogs I had in different places over the past year. They all …

: When Fascism Comes to America Scary scenario from Jim Wright that I keep reading about - and still, …

: Is it the industry, or is it ‘the new kids on the block’? “One of these decades the …

: “Depardieu left France and took up Russian nationality in 2013 to protest a proposed tax hike on the …

: A lifetime MS Office license “While you probably shouldn’t put “proficient in Microsoft …

: “We want to thank Jeff Bezos for going to space because while he was up there we were organizing a …

: Just launched a sister newsletter to my People First world ….4 π Steradians I am clear in my mind …

: How Are We Going To Manage The Transformation We Need?

: Police shoot ‘hero’ after he disarms gunman, is mistaken for suspect. Now, what kind of …

: one more test with feeling 💬 ME a second test with more feeling 💬 ME again “a third test with so …

: 📚My Goodness Time Flies … The Readers Republic is upon us again! Watch out for the deets in …

: This is now in a much more finished state than a few hours ago - 90% final. A Live Written Post In …

: No One Is Coming to Save Us ”You want a better nation, be a better citizen. ” 💬 Jim Wright

: Andrew Yang … Pay The F$#^*ing Artist

: Defund Fox News Interesting take from @dave As somebody who’s interest in sports is zero - I have …

: Facebook paid Republican strategy firm to malign TikTok … of course they did!

: Compose with Markdown in Google Docs on web Oh … now that is interesting.

: Why People Are Acting So Weird (Apple News Link) Not really an explanation - and seems to avoid the …

: Finally - an interesting ‘Web3’ idea

: Is Provocation An Excuse?

: No taxis, Ola it is. 4 minutes away. 10 minutes later - 15 minutes away. Driver tells me to cancel. …

: Today’s questionS … @amit - I am using your code - thankyou .. and haven’t …

: “testing testing - again” 💬 Me again

: testing testing 💬 ME

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: Misinformation is stopping renewable energy projects. … well that’s not good.

: This Whole COVID Data Thing

: HP buying Plantronics/Polycom at a 50% premium … FIFTY! … for a headset company!

: This service is not available at this time. Please try again during our regular service hours …

: General Petraeus : The Ukrainian Alamo Time Magazine : It’s Time to Correct the Myths About …

: Mitch McConnell: African Americans vote as much as Americans … back in January … and essentially …

: “The point isn’t just to make money—it’s to change the systems that human attention flows through. …

: Werner Erhard on Happiness .. and I know it’s wrong - but as I read it - 🎶 🎵Ken Dodd kept surfacing …

: Funny - and more here

: Buying some bread rolls - or at least buying some bread rolls if the real world behaved like the …

: “Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. “I learn from other people’s.” 💬 Otto von Bismarck …

: An interesting map …

: “Perhaps ironically Really Simple Syndication has become anything but simple. Really. 💥” 💬 Dave …

: One More Thing ...

: GAH - newsletter code still not working! Even the 2020 is failing @amit and @manton - the block …

: Notes Reminding Us About Notes

: "If you rely only on tor to protect yourself, you’re going to get owned and people like me are going …

: "The modern purpose of TK is that there are few words in English that contain these two letters …

: “And did you know that America entered the war against Germany only after Hitler declared war on the …

: The Social Media Challenge “Most posts in social media are automatic replies, bots, spammers, time …

: Repeat after me. Do NOT carry out major edits in the Micro Blog writing interface. Do NOT carry out …

: “A lot of the current hype around NFTs consists of the belief that the rest of the world will follow …

: Not just techies …

: Just had cause to send this message to someone “Oh the vagaries of WhatsApp - it truly is an …

: What you need to know about the state of the metaverse today - the problem is that Vox published …

: Moving from 1Password to iCloud Keychain … reading and absorbing as 1Password 8 approaches.

: Experimenting With Footnotes

: Why America Can’t Build Big Things Any More …// @kaa - saw this and thought of you.

: How An AI Became My Code Writing Genie

: Another way of saying “People First”

: If you are into this kind of thing - two great reads. Are blockchain-based DAOs really a utopian …

: SXSW: four people shot in downtown Austin during festival Is nowhere safe anymore? Of course …

: As a reader … I am liking the substack app. As a substack writer … I still THINK I like it .. but it …

: Finished reading: The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl 📚🎶🎼🎵 A proper review …

: Makes sense? Discuss?

: Inside the Palace With Mohammed bin Salman “You Americans think there is something strange about a …

: I need an app that understands all the tv/movie services I subscribe to … and don’t … where I can …

: Linktree | The Only Link You’ll Ever Need … except haven’t we seen these services …

: Wordle, 15 Million Tweets Later / Robert Lesser / Observable .. in case you were wondering!

: Holy Mackerel - What A VOICE!

: 🎨🖌I wish Procreate had iCloud synch.

: iPad Gripe from @Gruber - Yeah, Me Too

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: A quote for our times from Douglas Rushkoff and Team Human.

: Cute little Vespa store … totally devoted to Vespas.

: I went in, but apparently, my hair isn’t organic 😂

: Playing around with my Newsletter’s CSS - are you subscribed?

: Mars Edit integration with Obsidian. Not tried it - but interesting to read it. // @danielpunkass

: Nice one tonight ….

: It’s amazing what Spotify can afford off the back of struggling musicians …. not just a $100 Million …

: Koch Industries continues doing business in Russia. Same as it ever was. They used to work for …

: A consortium of PE firms, including Elliott Management, is in advanced talks to buy TV-ratings …

: As I was reading this article by John Naughton in The Guardian this morning, I had this feeling of …

: I use Stoop for all my newsletters, so when Substack came out with their reading app I wasn’t …

: “The true delight is in the finding out, rather than in the knowing.” 💬 Isaac Asimov

: It is clear that Manchin is a ‘DINO’saur.

: Is there a drafts action to post to Apple Notes? Can’t seem to find one. 😢

: Even his letters are beautiful.

: Putin and Trump Have Convinced me I was Wrong Robert Reich enumerating his (our?) learnings.

: eCommerce Fulfilment Services in the UK - Bezos Fulfilment Network Wait … bezos.ai? With no Jeff? …

: 🎙Mike Pesca’s ‘Gist. It’s good because his guests are thoughtful and …

: 🎶 🎵 Remember Labi Siffre? I liked his stuff at the time, but never really kept track of him. This …

: As UK Government Is Still Interested In Banning Tor, BBC Uses Tor To Get Around Russian Information …

: An Alternative To The Pomodoro Technique

: The iPad - It’s All Relative.

: Tony Blair wants to advise the next Labour government. Of course, Keir needs to win the actual …

: It’s taken me a while to work out what has been going on - but now I understand it - I like it …

: I’m a big fan and user of Stoop Inbox …. Where coincidentally all my Substack subscriptions go to. …

: Congress Is Weakening America’s Cybersecurity. It Couldn’t Have Picked A Worse Time. True Dat.

: With thanks to @richnewman and his demo on The Readers' Republic earlier this week, I find myself …

: An excellent reminder … and it takes a comedian to point it out.

: He doesn’t know when he was born?

: Dear Florida “We Say Gay” … and so do I. … and I will next time I visit. (If there is a next …

: Paper53 suddenly popped into my brain today. Hadn’t thought about it for yonks, but it is still on …

: Congress Is Weakening America’s Cybersecurity. It Couldn’t Have Picked A Worse Time. Truth in that!

: A French restaurant says it received insults and threats from customers who thought its signature …

: Footer - SORTED Thankyou @manton

: Just now this popped up into my ‘on this day’ feed - highlighting a typo on MacSparky’s site from a …

: 🎶🎵From You Know Where.

: Credit

: StopTheMadness I had no idea that an extension like this was needed.

: I Love Ghost A.K.A. “In praise of Ghost.”

: A very clever llustration by Victor Juhsz Via Matt Taibi

: I should see it here … correct @pimoore ?

: Bill in Washington State Would Be First to Bar Uber and Lyft Drivers from Being Classified As …

: The Not So Stupid History of Dunce Caps Definitely for filing in the @TIL box

: “What is past is prologue.” 💬 William Shakespeare (The Tempest)

: Finally, I have my bookshelves looking like I want them - enormous thanks to @Moondeer - next job …

: Chelsea’s Russian Owner Says Proceeds Sale Will Go to Ukraine Victims Filed in the bucket of …

: Epic Games acquires Bandcamp to create fair platforms for creators Umm … Bandcamp exists .. so the …

: Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer New news to this reader. Is …

: Babysitting Costs Jumped by 11% in 2021, Faster Than Inflation $20 per hour to watch ‘junior’. I am …

: Jim Dalrymple: I am retiring Wow

: The segue on tonight’s news gave me an idea. Send all those protestors in Wellington to Ukraine - …

: Cryptocurrencies: A Necessary Scam? “Yes, Web3 is a bunch of bullshit. The problem is, compared to …

: Rest and hustling by Ben Werdmuller - highlighting the problem of ‘the hustle’.

: It’s funny how you can put off projects that seem overwhelming, but when you finally get down to it, …

: 📺 What Is Truth?

: About My Book … Just found this comment posted on a site out there … “Best. …

: A Metaphor for Computer Systems? (Jobs aside … I need to find the quote about the back of a …

: ‘Peaky Blinders’ Production Company Working With Bushmills On A Themed Whiskey No …

: “Science describes accurately from outside, poetry describes accurately from inside, [and] both …

: “The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and …

: Leaked Plan Shows Intel Will Try to Be More Efficient Than M1 Max by Late 2023' Of course, @gruber …

: San Francisco schools the Left Joe Biden received 85% of the vote in San Francisco in 2020. Those …

: 🎥🎬 Rent for $5.99 or Buy for $9.99 … I didn’t expect to see that kind of offer on a movie as well …

: 🎶🎼🎵Dave Grohl calls Liam Gallagher “one of the last remaining rock stars” I like Dave Grohl. I’m …

: 📚Three Interesting ‘Writer’ Links Brandon Sanderson Steve Yegge William Gallagher By the …

: 📚The second session of ‘The Readers Republic’ is coming up - delighted that @artkavanagh …

: I’ve been waiting 15 years for Facebook to die. I’m more hopeful than ever. Cory Doctorow in The …

: Wrong Song Duncan Jones

: This is a referral link to SetApp .. full disclosure - if you decide to ‘go for it’ - we …

: I Wonder If There Is A Fix For This?

: “I am a rock. I am an island.

: The cranes in the port of Oakland, CA inspired George Lucas to create a certain ‘machines found in …

: “The only way to solve this is by creating new systems that start by equipping customers with …

: “Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.” 💬 Francis Bacon

: Aphorisms for 2022 - by Dana F. Blankenhorn ”Know that there is always light at the end of the …

: “We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future.” 💬 …

: Two interesting viewpoints to what is going on with how we have handles - are handling Ukraine. I …

: “My notes always grow longer if I shorten them. I mean the process of compression makes them more …

: Revisiting Oracle

: Question for the Micro Blog cognescenti … Am I right in thinking that a book can only be on …

: I finally got some of my shirts onto hangers.

: Seriously? None of you fit?

: It’s your choice.  More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

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: “known informally as a pterodactyl” Today I learned that pterodactyl is not the official name for a …

: “Argy Bargey” is definitely an expression I know and understand, just didn’t expect a Kiwi reporter …

: Right To Work ~v~ Union Busting

: Leaders of the Canadian truck protest come up with hilariously complex plan to distribute the …

: We MUST Abandon the Language of the Market to Reclaim our Humanity

: Oh the irony …

: And we’re off … and the response? Strong words.

: My Pinboard renewal is coming up. I think I will let it lapse. Raindrop seems to be winning that …

: The headline reads: “U.K.’s Boris Johnson Ends Covid Rules in England in Major Policy Shift” …

: Honesty at last !!! Found on an NFT site I visited today.  

: I prefer the reading experience of Apple Books over the Kindle - a LOT - but I guess I now need to …

: I loved Web 3 is Going Just Great - and then it just stopped. Over the weekend I found it again. …

: Source

: Seven Summits — Cool Infographics Very cool.

: Why I Might Not Revisit An Awesome Experience

: Disappearance of Central Valley via Stowe Boyd Painful visualization.

: From ‘Literal’ Next time you’re at a friend’s house and want to write down …

: Ok time to get back to my bookshelves - first job … centering them on the page.

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: Dear Medium Ummm - no thanks!

: Sweet little bar for a small celebration.

: Mormon Church’s $52 Billion Stock Fund Added Tesla, Trimmed Ford and GM It’s the first part of …

: There are enough empty homes to solve Britain’s homelessness crisis THREE TIMES OVER, new research …

: "I think we are past peak Rishi." 💬 ‘An Anonymous Member of Parliament’ ‘Past peak Rishi’: Why …

: Oscars 2022 to feature different host every hour So just one host then? Yes? Please?

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: Umair on form. What say you @pimoore …

: Is 35 years too long to wait for a reference? Apparently not. My friend John Caswell published my …

: Rands in Repose … writing about Zoom Meetings. “Do you want to know why you’re fatigued at …

: Catch Up Time

: Creativity and Process .. not ‘or’ … and.

: Tell me again why is has taken THIS long to add MicroBlog Bookmarks to my RSS Reader?

: “The game is free … but you could spend up to $1,000 US Dollars just to buy the assets you need to …

: 📚Publishing shenanigans - he was caught - but why did he do it? … enquiring minds need to …

: Google Office is Horrible Software

: Not sure if a MicroBlog or Hitchens problem - so paging @manton and @pimoore Yesterday I added two …

: What could be more fun than ‘sliding down a frog’s tongue’?

: Facebook does deliver the occasional humorous meme ….

: Now THAT is dedication. No ‘rain stop play’ here for the local Petanque League - they …

: ‘Language Is Important’ - a new category now available on this blog.  More ‘Language Is Important’ …

: “After his shocking exit from CNN, the TV executive's legacy will come into focus. And his most …

: “If you wrote something for which someone sent you a check, if you cashed the check and it didn’t …

: “One day somebody will explain to me why it is that, at a time when science has never been wiser, …

: Move Old Time Machine Backup To Trash Empty Trash Wait for days as Trash routine deletes tens …

: “If, at the end of your show you say “Available where you get podcasts,” then my friend, you have a …

: 🎶🎼🎵Today I learned that Graham Coxon was born in the same town that I was.

: I’ve always liked this particular … what? Installation? First time I’ve had a chance to capture it …

: A scroll through my podcast feed reveals a lot of commentary on Spotify / Rogan … has Spotify / …

: Now that is an interesting service.

: I have been watching a 3 year old 60 inch Samsung and now dealing with an 8 year old Sony 42 inch. …

: Another Facebook meme … that looks like it came from Tweetville ….

: The Crypto Crash Has Destroyed a Trillion Dollars in Wealth I question the use of the word ‘wealth’. …

: Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem stems from its transition to podcast producer. … and Rogan is very sorry …

: I’m sorry - dropping by 24% to grow by 56% 24 hours later is nothing but gambling.

: Couldn’t happen to nicer people.

: Building on an earlier thought Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended … Bit by bit we are being divided …

: Is atonement something I can do on behalf of a collective - or is it something I do just for me? …

: Just started another Christmas present … The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl 📚 Of …

: Finally! LATER: Finally Redux!!

: If you are part of The Micro Blog Readers' Republic - check your inbox.

: A 1959 El Dorado … a long way from home!

: Less than 10 hours to go … going to be fun …

: Just finished reading: The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery by Richard Osman 📚 …

: Found on Facebook - I guess it still has some uses!

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: Just Finished Reading: Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci 📚 I don’t write many book …

: Europe clears Facebook-Kustomer with API access commitments. TLDR: EU writes “Dear Meta - …

: 🎥 Knives Out 2 is Expected to Release in Late 2022 This is a perfect example of why I know that I am …

: Rebuilding My Micro Blog

: 📚Promoted on Substack this morning Struck me as an interesting read for a number of Micro Bloggers …

: Now that opening I did not expect. 📺 Ozark IV

: I really like PowerPhotos, a Mac App that lets you run multiple iPhoto libraries and move images …

: Randy Singer of Apple User Group fame has just extended his site references to free Apple software. …

: I’m so used to stuff synching twixt devices that I just sent 5 minutes messing with settings to fix …

: Yet Another Telecom-Backed Think Tank Insists U.S. Broadband Is Great, Actually Stunned I tells ya. …

: ”Craig Tiley insists that the door will be open for Djokovic to enter the 2023 edition of the …

: I did say that I wouldn’t post another Wordle until I nailed it in two. … and ✅ Wordle 220 2/6 ⬜⬜🟨🟨⬜ …

: Roll Over Pareto And Make Way For Sturgeon

: True Dat In fact coincidentally just about to put out three different offers over the next two …

: Consolidation

: Expanding Readwise niceties into articles …

: 100!

: I still need to write more about this - but no more dilly-dallying - time to share regardless. The …

: “As I've said a bunch before, I think that crypto will have a place in the future, but I think the …

: “I like any company that’s focused on making the best, not the most.” 💬 John Gruber

: German Police Caught Using COVID-Tracing Data To Search For Crime Witnesses. As the article says: …

: Paying for everything twice. … the second price is basically your time … that you will invest in …

: Interesting that I read this from David Perelman about 2 hours after I posted this

: Darwin in action. Folk singer dies after deliberately catching COVID.

: Apple to buy Peleton? I don’t see it.

: [Another Report Shows U.S. 5G Isn’t Living Up To The Hype.](https://www.techdirt.com/articles …

: In the old days, we couldn’t be heard because gatekeepers curated who and what we could read and …

: I am heading in the same direction as @rnv original post. I won’t get as deep as he did, but …

: I forgot that Apple removed the ‘Save As’ menu item several OS versions ago. I just had …

: Much as I like this glossary … I do feel that there is an opportunity for an Ambrose Bierce …

: 🎵🎼 🎶 Thinking about (and playing some) Free, went to check something and disappeared down a Rabbit …

: Web3 is going just great “Twitter launches special hexagonal NFT profile pictures, so now you …

: Creativity isn't about starting something. It's about making something. Making requires sustained …

: ‘Hidden In Plain Sight’ now archived to my blot site - another WP site bites the dust!

: Read and highlight in Matter … which automatically synchs with Readwise - so you can then create a …

: 3 more - wonder who they are?

: Jack Dorsey and Marc Andreessen’s Crypto Feud Puts Web3 at Risk. NYT .. so I’ve not read it … …

: Apparently ‘someone’ ‘did it up’ 20 years ago - have to say I thought it was …

: We will talk about steps for engagement to restart a successful business that’s been on hold for 18 …

: The stupid blue/green bubble debate continues. I have a fix. Maybe apple shouldn’t allow SMS …

: Adding Cardhop and Fantastical to my growing ‘cancel / not renewing’ app list.

: What a cluster! Made worse by the fact that every day you could write that about something …

: Next time I publish one of these it will be solved in two steps. Wordle 211 3/6 ⬜⬜🟨🟨⬜ ⬜🟩🟨🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

: I don’t know why the U.S.A. is so concerned about Russia, China, Terrorism et al … it seems to me …

: Sometimes there are so many choices that it is pure luck. Wordle 210 5/6 🟨⬜🟨⬜⬜ ⬜⬜🟨🟨⬜ 🟨🟨⬜🟩🟩 ⬜🟩🟩🟩🟩 …

: Wordle 209 3/6 ⬛⬛🟨⬛⬛ ⬛🟩🟩🟩⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Luck is an important factor in this game.

: Love that come back.

: Every morning I walk down the stairs and am greeted by this. And every morning I am reminded of …

: The irony is palpable.

: That moment when you might need to buy some pencils and use them - just to justify buying one of …

: Truth In That.  More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: Programming Should Not Be an Elite Practice ~ Matt Birchler Spot on!

: Daring Fireball: The App Store Is (Well, Was) Lousy With Blatant Wordle Rip-Offs, but One of Them …

: Wordle 208 X/6 ⬛⬛⬛⬛🟨 ⬛⬛⬛🟩⬛ ⬛🟨⬛🟩⬛ 🟨🟨⬛🟩⬛ 🟩⬛🟩🟩⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩⬛ 50/50 on that final square. A good reminder as to …

: It’s on Facebook - so be warned That said, important. When you hear people who are so …

: Farmer Puts VR Headsets on Cows to Simulate Green Pastures … an interesting exercise - but something …

: First-dose vaccinations quadruple in Quebec ahead of restrictions at liquor and cannabis stores. …

: You Don’t Need a Mentor. You Need a Buddy. Nir Eyal is not a favourite of mine - but I don’t think …

: Daring Fireball: T-Mobile Has Started Blocking iPhone Users From Enabling iCloud Private Relay in …

: OpenSea, Web3, and Aggregation Theory. “At the same time, this doesn’t mean that companies are any …

: The nightmare is over: the Apple Polishing Cloth is back in-stock and ready to ship. We can all …

: 📚 12 Authors Who Died In 2021 - #ReadersRepublic

: 1971 : 🚀 🧙‍♂️🎵

: ”Cooking is a minor art. I cannot imagine an hilarious soufflé, or a deeply moving stew.” 💬 …

: Oh No … Now what?

: Wordle 207 X/6 ⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 ⬜🟨🟨⬜⬜ 🟨⬜🟨⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜🟩🟩 ⬜🟩⬜🟩🟩 FAIL

: Seven dangers to human virtue: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without …

: No no no Boris - it needs to go this way ….

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: Is it just me that would like ability to add an image per screen on iOS … at the top … working …

: 🎶🎵🎼 Revisit Monday Steven Wilson - Grace For Drowning 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 You sometimes forget - no matter how …

: I tag a doc. Under Big Sur - and there it is. Under Monterey - it is there PLUS an identical file in …

: Word of the Day: Retcon … I’m looking at you MCU.

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: Wouldn’t it be cool just obvious when listing the apps I have from the app store I would be …

: Cleverly selling your data back to you. Healthfit - hadn’t heard of it - despite looking around for …

: Wordle 203 4/6 ⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛ ⬛⬛🟨🟨⬛ 🟩🟩⬛⬛⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Sometimes completely missing letters makes for a faster run.

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: Worried? … you should be.

: Who Are We Trying To Help Here?

: "An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t …

: 🎵🎶🎼 I haven’t yet tried out the messages recent iteration of Albums (4.3) to put it through its …

: Australia needs to decide on its rules then stick to them. If the rules are that you need to be …

: 📚This is what The Reader’s Republic is all about - so far! If you click through - and are …

: 📚 Funny how you come across stuff that is so cool - and then it disappears again … such as …

: The #ReadersRepublic Signal Group Is Now 13 Strong

: Twitter’s ex-CEO explains the key difference between Jeff Bezos' and Steve Jobs' leadership …

: Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio warns constitutional crisis in 2024 election will ‘hurt …

: 📚Book Reviews Adding another place to review stuff. This time from Birchtree

: Missouri Likely to Prosecute Reporter for Viewing Web Page Source. Hold that thought for a moment …

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: You know those challenges we set ourselves … one a day for ‘many several such days’ … Yeah - It’s …

: Just started to read: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman 📚 never heard of book or author - …

: 2022 My three new words for the year replacing 2021’s and hell - why not? A new image icon to boot!

: Just finished reading: The Old Enemy: A Novel (Paul Samson Book 3) by Henry Porter 📚 I posted my …

: The new world of zero constraint of digital supply is absolute bull. If it were true I wouldn’t have …

: The first message of our new year. Let’s hope 2022 brings great things. My three words for the New …

: “One of the problems with defending free speech is you often have to defend people that you find …

: The Metaverse Problem .. as usual Dana is nailing it.

: Erik Prince, the billionaire mercenary who founded the private security firm Blackwater, is suing …

: ‘People are amazed I fold paper for a living, then they see it’ (Apple News) Lovely. Just …

: With shadowy money, Ukraine oligarch became Cleveland’s biggest landlord. And we wonder why …

: Worried about super-intelligent machines? They are already here. Never thought about it like that - …

: My ‘three words’ for 2022 have been decided and the newsletter scheduled. In case you …

: Guilty - and I’m sure she is/was - but can’t help feeling she’s partly carrying the can because the …

: “web1, web2 etc, you can make the story come out any way you like, but RSS, blogging and …

: When Space Is The Link In The Chain

: One of many.

: It’s not just @pimoore and myself - there are 17 other people who have expressed interest in this …

: 🎶🎼🎵Playing a variety of Steven Wilson tracks for a friend the other night .. one I didn’t recognize …

: Pencils make a great Kiwi stocking filler!

: At first glance I thought it was a promotion for a new cover band!

: Less than a week to go before ‘Transform | Transition | Transcend’ In my micro blog ‘bio’ gets …

: 87 to go. … and then we’ll reset the target. … wonder when that will be?

: Currently reading: 📚 Taste by Stanley Tucci.

: Mele Kalikimaka and Hau’oli Makahiki Hou

: 📚 Silverview … Just started today … so far, so very good. But it is LeCarre.

: Amazon Is Rolling Back COVID Protocols in Its Warehouses. Workers Say It’s Premature. No 5H1T Dick …

: “Data out earlier this week from Cloudflare revealed that TikTok is now the most popular online …

: 📚 The Best Books of 2021 According to Kottke via @alans A flying start for the nascent micro blog …

: I guess the plural of shopper is correct if you count the person at the back on the left.

: Let’s Pretend the Last 20 Years Never Happened “I would take web3 bros more seriously if they …

: “I have to pay a debt." At least according to the 245 (and counting) email messages …

: Time to kill that Text Expander snippet. The one that is reminding us of the upcoming meeting in …

: I wish that were true - it just isn’t.

: The videos are at times absolutely mesmerising, nice to see them all curated in one place. But …

: When the post ‘?’ crud in the URL is ten times as long as the URL. That’s well …

: An interesting list from Ryan Holiday Wake up early Focus on effort, not results Read every …

: If you are a member of Literal, this is a Micro Blog Reading Club you might want to join.

: ”She believed she was building a technology that would change the world. That’s our story,” defense …

: A Clear Dedication To Pencils

: Global investors profited from U.S. rental homes, foreclosure crisis. The story is a specific case - …

: Global investors profited from U.S. rental homes, foreclosure crisis. The story is a specific case - …

: It just occurred to me that people who check on ‘reading’ in the Micro Blog timeline using 📚 might …

: DAOs will be the future of online communities in five years I like the idea and it makes sense. I am …

: 3 hours and 9 minutes - for a single podcast!

: An Unsent Email

: 2 Years ago today we arrived in Auckland, New Zealand to start a 100 day tour of the country. And …

: “Mark Twain and I are in very much the same position. We have to put things in such a way as to …

: Endless Repetition or Infinite Variety?

: This Week’s Words    

: Why isn’t there a good thermometer app? In fact why isn’t ‘temperature now’ just part of (say) the …

: OK - enough time wasted … spent … on micro blog today.

: My Subscribe Page is now in place and tested .. as in it sent me something through email this …

: 🎵🎶🎼 ‘The Art of Losing’ by ‘The Anchoress’ opens with ‘Moon Rise and reminds me of a Stackridge …

: “Standardisation Is So Hard” 💬 Me Delivered to Micro.Blog via Text Expander! Many thanks to …

: A Post To Ignore

: I love how TV shows just 3 or 4 years old have this wonderful notion that releasing a tape/video of …

: Space Force Somebody should change this name before it is too late. It’s telling that Steve …

: At $10 per month - I won’t be going ahead with the paid service - BUT, it is rather nice and …

: Intel Announces Intent to Take Mobileye Public They should have called it ' MOBEYEL ' .. or is that …

: The Map is Not The Terrain Excellent point. Knowing the language is one thing. Having the …

: Wealth Extraction

: A 99 cent safari extension that redirects Google map links to Apple Maps.

: Newsletters Enabled. Self Subscribed. Now let’s see what happens.

: A ‘diplomatic’ boycott … alrighty then!

: “The world is a complex, interconnected, finite, ecological–social–psychological–economic system. …

: “Who we are and who we become depends, in part, on whom we love.” 💬 Thomas Lewis

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: Very neat Craft update in email this morning - including filling out Craft X - wondering what it …

: The 9th most expensive broadband on the planet. Clearly broadband is the exception in the ‘land of …

: Break up Twitter? I didn’t think Twitter was big enough to break up … more dumbass thinking from an …

: It’s clear from his post that @dave listened to the Fresh Air interview with McCartney .. so his …

: I guess ‘block’ relates to ‘square’ more than ‘chain’.

: “I stood on a hill and I saw the Old approaching, but it came as the New.” 💬 Bertolt Brecht

: 🎵🎶🎼 What do you call the first 10 minutes of a song by Yes? ‘The Introduction’ … as heard on ‘The …

: To replace my main computer I used to need to double 2 out of 3 of ‘HARD DRIVE’ …

: I just got my first “dear john … I’m a dying widow with a massive …

: Word

: ‘Anonymized Data’ Is A Gibberish Term, And Rampant Location Data Sales Is Still A …

: JOHN . PHILPIN . COM is working again ....

: I’m not a fan of Gary Vaynerchuk’s style of oral communication - but I don’t think there’s any doubt …

: Yesterday Once More. Ever wonder why recommendation engines work so well - yet still fail to find …

: Think carefully when you rent from Hertz. More Than 100 Hertz Customers Are Suing The Company For …

: Statues Have Started To Attack People! Funny - Not Serious

: Has my Mac really slowed down since Apple Silicon got released - or am I looking for an excuse?

: A Christmas Tree

: Definitely a problem @help - see email

: If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance. While wealth distribution …

: Houston - we have a problem. But there is another unseen problem - I am posting this to micro blog - …

: Things moving slow - so test time - posting this at 10:34am local time. Nothing in the timeline …

: Drawing Parralels Between The U.S.A. and The Middle East

: If I was ‘world emperor’, google slides would not just be outlawed - but anyone found with a google …

: 10 flying cars by 2025youtu.be/mt3bT6GN6…) It’s a 2020 video - so I suspect that the target …

: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy How I’d never come across this before is beyond me. via Nick …

: “I’ll have a better understanding of why in a year,” he said, “and an even better one in two, …

: Jason Sudeikis on Ted Lasso, SNL, and “Landing Like an Avenger” I like that analogy.

: I was thinking about the GDP to total Market Cap today and wondering why nobody had thought of that …

: ‘Covid Toe’ … apparently it’s a thing.

: IGNORE ME

: Makes Me Happy

: As I am getting back in the saddle - been tuning the web presence and seeing what is working and …

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: The new book is charting in a number of countries including the USA and the UK … not to …

: Trickle Up Economics

: Umm - because you had commodified your body?

: Amazing what you see as you are strolling through the streets of Auckland.

: I Reviewed the Last 100 Apple Podcasts App Reviews and They’re Hilarious Hilarious? No. Reviews are …

: The U.S. Is Heading into a Perfect Storm of Fascism. A little long - as is often the case with …

: Ditching Bobby … a totally useless app.

: Why the number 137 is one of the greatest mysteries in physics. So who you gonna believe … …

: 🎤 Jay Hoffman’s work narrated by Jeremy Keith on Apple and Castro Only through Chapter One so far …

: So good … the entire site that is.

: 🍻🍺 Ed’s Beer Site: Horror in Hackney Wick Queuing at the bar for a beer - has the world gone …

: The Web Site Culling Continues Let 5 domains go in the past three weeks. Now moving posts at .vision …

: Another Metaverse I like this one a lot more.

: What do you think this introduction to a ‘block chain focus group’ says about the group? …

: Just discovered that the ‘Marie Celeste’ was originally called ‘Amazon’ - I …

: Paging all Literal users. Their Goodreads import has just been improved to pick up stragglers that …

: Manhattan D.A. will move to exonerate two men convicted of killing Malcolm X. (Apple) “Prosecutors …

: “The cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place …

: “Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see …

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: ”There behind a glass Stands a real blade of grass Be careful as you pass Move along! Move along”

: One Fact With Two Opposing Outcomes

: Notes on newsletters “my own theory was that, again, you couldn’t really write enough by …

: Hoax Email Blast Abused Poor Coding in FBI Website @gruber delivers FBI Claim Chowder

: HYPER Announces new Notebook Dock Don’t Need. Still Want.

: I came across Flatfile last year. Airtable hit my radar earlier this year. Now I’ve found Rows. …

: **Knowledge doesn’t answer questions - it creates them. ** … something I just read and am sure there …

: “In tech we don’t stand on the shoulders of giants, we stand on their toes.” 💬 Dave Winer

: How is an ad like this allowed to run?

: This a very clever new plugin for Obsidian users

: Knowledge doesn’t answer questions - it creates them. … something I just read and am sure there must …

: There’s been an hiatus … but as we approach the end of the year … time to prep for 2022. Welcome …

: “Everything is data, but data isn’t everything.” 💬 Pauline Bart

: “Life is a constant process of dying.” 💬 Arthur Schopenhauer

: “To be truly ignorant, be content with your own knowledge.” 💬 Chuang Tzu

: Daring Fireball: Meta Company There’s an entitled petulance at play here on Facebook’s part. Of …

: ”Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering, and it’s all over much too soon”. 💬 Woody Allen

: The Marriage Of Talent Acquisition With Talent Mobility Should someone mention to these corporates …

: FOUNTAIN PEN DAY - November 5, 2021 Who knew? I bet you all did. Have a good one.

: Daring Fireball: The Talk Show: ‘Giddy With Mac-Ness’ I rarely listen to @gruber any …

: Apparently Halloween is here again. I particularly liked the basket and pulley system for socially …

: Stupidity seems to be boundless and ever expanding.

: Truth in Humor

: David Frum in The Atlantic In Trump’s first term, the country was protected to some degree by his …

: Apple is clearly doomed!

: I’m probably old school - but if an apps menu needs more than half the screen to display its top …

: Reorganize your ‘T E A M’ and you get ‘M E T A’ .. noting that here now and wondering how long it …

: 🎥🎬 The French Dispatch

: “Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.” 💬 Elbert …

: Who else thinks Squid Game got the boiler suit and mask idea from Money Heist?

: Jamie Lee Curtis calls Hollywood “an ageist industry” What industry isn’t ageist?

: Just switched my micro blog design to Tufte - thankyou @pimoore - reminding myself of his great …

: Supply and Demand curve broken. I would have thought that a $19 piece of cloth would have had low …

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: “This year, S&P 500 companies have said the words ‘supply chain’ on earnings calls more than …

: “He who works with the door open gets all kinds of interruptions, but he also occasionally gets …

: This is really clever …but I know I am not going to get round to using it. Filed under …

: ”Your Purpose is to Bloom and the Bees will find you. Co-Creation will occur organically.” 💬 Dr. …

: Shopify Launches Global ERP Program I love this. Kudos to Shopify who just keep innovating.

: The new Rolling Stone: ‘More immediate, more visceral’ and tougher on Eric Clapton Matt …

: I don’t want unique ‘sounding’ … I want unique .. or not .. I just think ‘sounding’ sounds fake!

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: And these are just some of them …  

: Why Web3 Matters I like the sound of it - but I don’t see the silos giving up that easily.

: I started the timer, clicked Micro Blogs ‘post’, pasted in this sentence, clicked ‘Post’, turned to …

: Version 2 of my workflow is now under development. Two distinct parts. 1] Collect | Curate | Create …

: I must have been asleep when Squarespace bought Acuity … OVER TWO YEARS AGO! Question .. is their …

: Dave Pell nails it.

: Writing A Book - That's Easy

: I was going to post something from Stonekettle Station - but decided it was too hard

: Facebook’s Downtime And Why Protocols Are More Resilient Than Centralized Platforms. Maybe, …

: Holy Sh*t. Telegram Says They Added 70M New Users During WhatsApp Outage Not surprised. My telegram …

: I just posted this to the literal club. “14 members here. Two are from ‘literal’ …

: 🎶 🎵 Revisiting 'Odessey and Oracle'

: “It’s amazing that you have to check which ‘telco provider’ the other person is on …

: Now that is both clever and unexpected. My highlights in various domains are beginning to appear in …

: Trying out ReadWise - using a two month free test thanks to a Nick Milo link … and yes - I am …

: “It would be difficult to use “warlords, racists, scammers, politicos, dictators, secret …

: 🎶🎵Alan Parsons reveals new video for single “The NeverEnding Show” [ Source : Progreport …

: I often use dates in my file names for ‘version control’. It confuses US people, who …

: “Some people can forcefully occupy the People’s House, while others—those who are prevented …

: If you know The San Francisco Bay Area, then you might have passed through Redwood City and …

: I still think The Doors should have produced the Windows ‘sound brand’ for Bill Gates.

: Sometimes Dave Winer really comes across as miserable. Hope he finds salvation soon.

: I have just been awarded the Obsidian Basic Badge - have to say, suffering a little from imposter …

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: Joe Manchin, who is holding up crucial climate change initiatives in Biden’s reconciliation …

: New Zealand is considering launching its own digital currency as it sees opportunity for payments …

: The future needs files. I just kept nodding my head!

: New terms that I like BOAT - Block Of Atomic Thought MoC - Map of Content

: Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts, cracking open crater’s lava lake. Stay safe @hawaiiboy

: “The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.” …

: ”Before having a second brain: “That’s important, I’ll keep it in mind” “After having a second …

: ”Everything interesting begins in the “unimportant and not urgent” quadrant. Eliminating it is the …

: Really enjoying Nick Milo on his Linking Your Thinking YouTube channel. If you are trying to learn …

: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” 💬 William Faulkner

: “I will die on this hill. Web apps are not as good as native apps. Even apps made on top of web …

: “Only one of us now sits on the Supreme Court. By all accounts, he and four of his colleagues …

: Crypto-Trading Hamster Performs Better Than Warren Buffett And The S&P 500 : NPR It makes total …

: “Among the unvaccinated, the virus travels unhindered on a highway with multiple off-ramps and …

: Apple Updates Pages with Screen View, Numbers with Pivot Tables, Keynote with Live Video … Numbers …

: Voting against the full faith and credit of the United States is what you’d expect from the …

: ”Last September in Europe it cost €119 ($139) to buy enough gas to heat the average home for a year …

: I wish people would stop pronouncing counties that end with ‘shire’ as if they are extensions of a …

: First post from the Micro Blog club over at literal.club

: Still no Keynote export to ePub though. Why?

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: 📚 Thinking out loud here. had a couple of back and forth with the literal people and we now have a …

: 🎥 Rumor Has It..., 2005 - ★★★

: 🎥 Big Fish, 2003 - ★★★★★

: 🎥 The Good Liar, 2019 - ★★★★★

: 🎥 Boss Level, 2021 - ★★★

: 🎥 Anon, 2018 - ★★★★

: “No true compassion without will, no true will without compassion.” 💬 John Fowles

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: 🎶🎼 Halcyon Days Do you know who they are? Read More

: New Obsidian discovery ‘Page Aliases’ … then again I was really looking for a list of variables I …

: I love things that connect one family to different generations of creativity. (Philip Jenkinson’ …

: Readwise Reading App David Sparks seems to be a fan. I have read others on Micro Blog that rate it, …

: New Zealand is no ‘off-grid’ safe haven from the apocalypse … maybe but that isn’t stopping the US …

: That moment when the literal alert arrives “are you STILL reading this?” (Block caps mine to …

: 🎥 Lansky, 2021 - ★★★★

: 🎥 Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, 2021 - ★★★★

: 🎥 Pig, 2021 - ★★★★

: AT&T Quickly Ditches Pledge Not To Fund Congressional Insurrectionists I’m not sure they ever …

: ”(The) series tackles a single issue, or “problem” each episode and was two years in the making.” …

: Brussels wants Apple to change iPhone charging system by 2024 Sounds like a great idea (not). …

: I do believe that @ron was my first ever commenter over in my Craft pages - and to my knowledge - …

: Central Park wasn’t exactly ‘central’ when it was created.

: The thing is … ‘gaping void’ is the antithesis of the ideas that come from …

: It looks like I have another literal invite, just checked @radwan is in … so who else?

: ”How do you build a social media that functions like a healthy, diverse, equitable neighborhood?” 💬 …

: Unpublished from 2008 ”All this made me think that now that we have a handful of activities …

: The Fifty-Year Window A sound reminder from Gaping Void. More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: 🎶🎵 If you haven’t heard New Zealand’s Maori Metal band ‘Alien Weaponry’, you …

: Facebook Rolls Out News Feed Change That Blocks Watchdogs from Gathering Data. Al Capone had two …

: Much kudos to @danielpunkass who fixed an issue that has been bugging me in Mars Edit for the last 3 …

: 🎬🎥 It’s Harvey Keitel - so of course - a must! It’s a 2021 movie. BUT … …

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: Pre. Built. Customer. Journeys. Because - you know that there is no need for the personal touch when …

: Just in from Drafts An introduction to using Drafts with Obsidian

: Every time I walk by this ‘fence’ on the daily constitutional I am reminded of the toll gate booth …

: So quick notes for iOS 15 is only on the iPad … Wandering around in circles, gnashing teeth …

: Up early and sitting quietly in the early hours. Suddenly the whole house is full of the sounds of …

: Fantastical Groups

: 🎥 Cruella, 2021 - ★★★★

: Lime Retrieval

: Bridge

: If I have to click on one more picture of a ‘traffic light’ - I am going to throw this …

: The Modern Complexity of the Simple Blog. Somebody needs to let them know about Micro Blog, Dave …

: That moment when you create a new vault in Obsidian by moving a folder structure out of the current …

: Paging Kiwi Peeps … Muriel Newman ex ACT now runs a ‘thinktank’ - anyone know …

: Interesting to see newly released Drafts 28.0 includes ability to publish directly into an Obsidian …

: Read On The Internet : “Real chaos makes no noise.”

: To put the ‘still counting’ but ‘already a landslide’ win for Newsom in the CA recall … he won …

: Apologies for swamping the Micro Blog timeline - experimenting with Drafts and Obsidian working …

: A man who called himself a ‘concerned citizen’ and defended Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to …

: “My goal isn’t to talk about “fixing mobile”. Mobile will, eventually, get there. Too many people …

: Satire Site Gets Ridiculous Threat Letter From Baseball Team; cc’s Barbra Streisand In Its …

: 🎶🎵SoundCloud Says Portishead Song Earned 500% More Under New Royalty Plan Reminds me of a question I …

: Yeah yeah yeah …. The Full Story

: 📚 literal.club

: And backacha

: The End of American Exceptionalism … it’s a couple of years old - and has too many tRump references …

: “To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to …

: As you watch the politics of Texas and Florida ( specifically Abbot and DeSantis ) … you wonder why …

: Future-citizen skills McKinsey : three things that ‘humans’ will need in the future ‘world of …

: How can there be so much to do that I don’t want to do?

: Natural Framing

: Mailchimp is being bought by Intuit. The email services are once again being rolled up and merged …

: Thinking. I should try it more.

: Thankyou @lmika

: Looks like Boris has thrown in the towel for the UK - even with 000s in hospital - at the other end …

: Just joined Literal … thanks to @artkavanagh for the heads up. I have three invites if you …

: Not covering the nose? OK - it’s slipped. On the chin? Probably slipped further. Around the neck? …

: To think about sitting quietly with an empty mind is easy. To sit quietly with an empty mind is not.

: “ I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.” 💬 Le Corbusier

: Minus A Social Network that allows you to post 100 things … and then you are done. Anybody tried it …

: NZ COVID Press Conference makes the US Late Night circuit Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: …

: 🎶🎵 The Helicopter Of The Holy Ghost is a great new album. The back story of why it has taken 20 …

: 🎶🎵 At least the music for 2021 is panning out well ..

: I think Neil must have just read Flatland Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott …

: My Speciality Is Generality

: Sixth Circuit Reaffirms It’s A Fourth Amendment Violation To Chalk Car Tires For Parking …

: Curiosity may have killed the cat but it’s the key to people living.

: 🎵 May I introduce you to Nick Beggs, Craig Blundell and Adam Holzman AKA ‘Trifecta’ AKA …

: Colbert highlighting that under 30s interpret emojis opposite to the way that over 30s … so that’s …

: 🎥🎬 There’s something about Nick Cage films. Their ratings are in the ‘0 to 2’ …

: GoDaddy Reignites Debate Over Infrastructure Layer Moderation By Banning Texas Anti-Abortion Snitch …

: When Republicans talk about the ‘real America,’ they are not talking about the real America. ‘Real …

: “There is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles. We’ve …

: ”There is no money in poetry; but then there is no poetry in money, either.” 💬 Robert Graves

: Please Stop Using Islam to Critique the Abortion Ban: It Only Excuses the Very Christian, Very White …

: Body Autonomy Is Protected By The Constitution An interesting take on the legal battles that we …

: Judging my internet advertising, I am guessing that the world has a massive surplus of air fryers.

: Gov. Abbott said Texas will ‘eliminate all rapists from the streets’ so women …

: Shimmering Focus BY chris grieser: A minimalistic Obsidian theme focused on readability and …

: Mexico decriminalizes abortion, a dramatic step in world’s second-biggest Catholic country. In stark …

: A minor - tho important ( to me at least ) request for @vincent ‘s app @gluon … Can we replace …

: To put it into perspective …. “Each shift of a single cent in the stock price of Apple causes a …

: From earlier this year …

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: Updated Workflow

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: Dilts Pyramid - A Model For Personal Change

: If I am understanding Obsidian Publish correctly, you can create a personal wiki. Is that what we …

: Coit Tower Detail

: I wanted to bulk rename some images on the iPad. Just because I want doesn’t seem to mean I can. …

: Clearly ‘shipped’ and ‘available’ mean two different things.

: 📚Want to read: Four Laws That Drive the Universe (Very Short Introductions) by Peter Atkins.

: Good ol’ Dave

: True Dat

: I wonder who they think will put it in the trash can - 5 yards away - for them?

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: We might be in lockdown - but the ‘bear in the window’ is making a quiet return.

: “The FTC’s narrative is that Mark Zuckerberg isn’t very good at developing technology, …

: What Does It Actually Mean When a Company Says, “We Do Not Sell Your Data”? It means they don’t sell …

: EU to reimpose travel curbs on USA amid rise in COVID cases (Apple News) “The change appears most …

: How Headless Revolutionized Content Management. Who knew that after the rush to content management …

: Just yesterday it looked like this;   and 24 hours later we have this;  The differences a routine …

: A bankruptcy court granted the Sacklers immunity from all future opioid lawsuits, and the family …

: What Exactly Are The Differences? win 11 v mac monterey To me it is very clear - but it doesn’t … …

: Funny - I thought he was established in 1943!

: Oooohhhh

: Watching a press conference and listening to the journalist questions does make me wonder about the …

: Veteran dies of treatable illness as COVID fills hospital beds, leaving doctors ‘playing …

: Back in the 80s I remember a piece of PC software in the UK called something like “The Last …

: Only 8 months later! Here we are in August, introducing you to Robin Rendle’s Essay on …

: 🎥🎬 Next movie on the list will be a little slower in pace.

: 🎥🎬 Talking about setting expectations - I also watched The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard earlier this …

: 🎥🎬 Watched Cruella last night .. I was outvoted .. that said very good. Maybe that’s the trick of …

: January 6 commission gives 15 social media companies 2 weeks to turn over records related to Capitol …

: Study: Evolution now accepted by majority of Americans. The worrying part of that headline? “NOW …

: Writing as usual - Publishing like never before. Anyone trying out mirror DOT xyz ?

: “How we spend our time is how we spend our days. How we spend our days is how our life goes. How our …

: “We no longer interact. We transact.” Om Malik

: Lil Nas X asks where’s the ‘outrage’ after Tony Hawk debuts blood-infused line of …

: Palantir invested $25 million in Faraday. Buy a new electric car from Faraday and Palantir provides …

: South Dakota Attorney General who killed pedestrian won’t serve jail time He was reading his …

: Moore’s Law of Politics - Facing the Future Generational Delay. More interesting words, ideas and …

: ​”To overcome the anxieties and depressions of contemporary life, individuals must become …

: I had an unused domain, so thought that I would try out Apple’s Beta on Custom EMail - and …

: “Cocoon remains independent and not be part of Substack. Design and engineering talent will be …

: Originally aimed at the U.S.A. .. this seems to be the N.Z. Strategy … let’s see if it works. Of …

: Only 8 months later! Here we are in August, introducing you to Robin Rendle’s Essay on …

: Tim Cook’s Apple, ten years later. “Apple now makes an average of $10,000 every second, $3,600 of …

: The old cattle market that used to sit outside half of York’s walls every Tuesday and Thursday ( if …

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: More to come on this and it might yet change, but beginning to figure out how all these apps work …

: Probably time for a second vault!

: Ooh ‘.txt as .md’ obsidian plug in … very nice

: Netflix should change its name to ‘Netshows’ … the ‘flicks’ part is close to non existent.

: Who Owns The Moon (Castro Podcast) Sad that this is even a discussion - but arguably it has moved …

: 📺 🎶🎵 I watched the first two seasons of Peaky Blinders a while back, Finally got round to Seasons 3 …

: Elon Musk Unveils Humanoid Robot to Take Over ‘Boring’ Work … an Apple News link. Working my way …

: On Finding The Miraculous In The Mechanical “In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not …

: 5058 - yikes

: MicroBlog question … Is there an easy way to expose a post’s category on your web page, so that you …

: In 1972 Spike Milligan published a memoir, Adolf Hitler - My Part in His Downfall In 74, Rommel - …

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: OK - that’s the bulk for now!

: Dubai Is A Parody Of The 21st Century Click this link if you can’t see the video below The …

: 🎶🎵Mesmerising (links to video)    To remind - many of us have this capability sitting in our pocket …

: 🎵🎶 Dream Theater has a new album coming out - launch track just dropped. Stunning click here if you …

: These fast-food restaurants were born in Miami. And then everyone else got a taste … Apple News …

: ‘Blue Line’ Apparently Doesn’t Apply To Bad Cops Abusing Copyright Law To Prevent …

: Can Uber and Lyft’s Copycat Ballot Measure Win in Massachusetts? It shouldn’t - BUT - unless Mass …

: Interesting thread re Electron if you are tracking the 1Password debate. “I think the history of …

: “Humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are …

: How culture revived post WWII Scotland Culture is one of the four ‘life forces’ of HumanIT … …

: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow with Yuval Noah Harari It’s an hour long but … it’s Harari .. …

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: Culture is in a state of constant flux. Great - and short - dive into what we think culture is .. …

: The January 6 corporate accountability index - by Judd Legum, Rebecca Crosby, and Tesnim Zekeria - …

: Can We Please Stop Calling Everyone “Addicted”? He has a point. It’s a disease. Not just addiction …

: 💬 📸 Great Quote  

: “Should U.S. men and women be put into the middle of another country’s civil war when …

: How Horses Created Firehouse Poles Who knew?

: The World’s Largest Ad Blocker Launches A DSP … we used to call this a ‘shakedown’ or ‘pay-to-play’.

: Twenty One and counting

: “Companies transitioning from full-time employees, or opting to use freelancers instead of hiring …

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: 🚖 Rideshare fares are peaking, so why aren’t driver wages? Anybody with half a brain could see this …

: So here’s what’s wrong, how to fix it and why it’ll never happen. In a very compact package! David …

: Got to love the Monday Morning Quarterbacks … and we’re now into Tuesday!

: MacStories and AppAdvice both with pieces on a new app (Mela) that manages recipes. I am not a …

: Email received today; How To Make People Buy That isn’t what I want at all. I want people to buy …

: Business moves at the speed of trust. More on the trust … and kindness … of strangers. JP riffs on …

: Beyond the Web “The result was a heaving haystack of fuck-all.” Doc Searls riffs on what www …

: points picked up this morning A war of 20 years or 20*1 year wars? Britain … Russia … America … …

: ”Media is a word that has come to mean bad journalism.” 💬 Graham Greene

: ”If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how …

: Resonated : “We didn’t get rid of narratives completely, but we sold our faith in the grand …

: Priti Patel gains (and loses) security minister role while Johnson dithers. Patel in charge of …

: Bought a new lamp which was delivered yesterday - sans bulb. Quick visit to a couple of stores and …

: Both Om and @gruber writing positively about Glass … great respectable publicity. As words are to …

: July was the hottest month ever recorded, NOAA says … Apple News link … Clearly this was measured in …

: Not important enough: 1Password abandons its native Mac app. “The root problem is this: 1Password, …

: How Media Consumption Evolved Throughout COVID-19 Another example of why I hate generational …

: This Summer, Beer Goes Soft-Serve Wrong - at so many levels!

: 🎶 🎵 SF Music Hall Of Fame … now this looks like a place I want to visit next time I’m …

: Question for ‘those that know’. If I create a doc in pages … I can export to ePub .. but in Keynote …

: “It sucks that our kids need to wear masks. It’s also mostly the fault of those fighting to …

: If you are interested in Obsidian but are finding the learning curve particularly steep ( I am ) .. …

: Analog Pens, Apple’s Pencil & Talking Machines: writing & its future “Why writing’s future …

: “Open platforms are more favorable. If you want to perform a new style of music in Central Park, you …

: Daring Fireball: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Medal Count “It pleases me greatly that the U.S. finished with …

: Google may cut pay of staff who work from home Seriously?

: Cuomo / Trump … the false equivalencies continue. America must be so proud.

: “I go to the pantomime only at Christmas.” 💬 W.S. Gilbert … on being asked if he had seen Sir Henry …

: “It sucks that our kids need to wear masks. It’s also mostly the fault of those fighting to …

: And now we have Taio … yet another cross platform text editor.

: “Men only learn from history how to make new mistakes.” 💬 A.J.P. Taylor

: Declassify Saudi files or stay away from 9/11 memorials, families tell Biden Seems reasonable - …

: Hello world (again) – confused of calcutta JP Rangaswami is back

: If what Cuomo supposedly did can result in his arrest … why can’t the same happen to ‘The Orange …

: ‘Wealth tax’ .. is that the right phrase for what we want / need ?

: 🎵 In my mind - not surprising, but Apple📺 is doing a great job with music; 1971 McCartney 3, 2, 1 …

: “If you like the way news works now on the web, I’m sure you’ll love what they do to …

: A Call For Help We keep reading articles like this and still - despite the solution being so obvious …

: Black real estate agent and his client arrested while touring Michigan house. Now there’s a …

: Facebook Acting Badly: Shuts Down Researchers Accounts Over Claims Of Privacy Violations That …

: 🎬🎥 Watched Tintin … a superb little movie. Just do not understand why the stories have never been …

: “There’s no school like the old school - and I’m the f***king headmaster” Guy Ritchie’s scripts do …

: I do like what Obsidian is trying to … but boy - they really need help on the interface.

: Is the housing crisis the fault of the boomers? Why not? Add it to the list! Clearly a generation of …

: Disentangling Disinformation: Not As Easy As It Looks What is truth? a terrorist is another name …

: Genesis - Get ‘Em Out By Friday - The Lyrics Arguably more relevant today than when it was …

: What?

: Four law enforcement officers who responded to the Capitol insurrection have now died by suicide.

: What’s a dip switch daddy?

: Quick Tip: Delete that pesky un-deletable folder. Seriously good tip … but ‘boys’ beware … read the …

: It came from nowhere - so it can go back to where it came from just as easily.

: Car design trends Half way through this article I thought I should send this to Doc Searls … right …

: Uber Requires Nondisclosure Agreement Before Helping Carjacked Driver. Nice chaps.

: It starts tomorrow :  According to the Census Bureau, approximately 3.6 million Americans are …

: Shouldn’t 🎬 be recognized as a film 🎥 emoji on micro blog? // @manton @Vincent @burk

: Apple’s Home App … do not get me started. They should fire the team.

: ”Create an environment that tolerates misfits, rewards actual creative behaviors, and embraces …

: Creator Platforms hmmm ….

: If you are having a meeting with someone with an hourly rate - then you know how much they charge by …

: “This time around it was Windows’ moment to shine and in the next update I’ll share all the …

: 🎬 🎶 Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Streaming Release Finally the film world …

: 15 posts from @leo in less than a minute - after a three year gap .. somebody changed a server …

: SuperMarkets 3/3 I wouldn’t judge American coffee by Starbucks - so we shouldn’t judge American …

: SuperMarkets 2/3 If you think US supermarkets are expensive you should visit New Zealand.

: SuperMarkets 1/3 The international section is really the ‘other’ section.

: ”Media is a word that has come to mean bad journalism.” Graham Greene

: ”If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how …

: “It is a little embarrassing that after forty-five years of research and study, the best advice I …

: Editorial Correction “We apologise for referring to Mr Smith as a defective member of the police …

: 🎶 McCartney 321 … if you have Disney - tune in … 6 short episodes with him talking with Rick Rubin.

: 🎵 The The Santana Waterboys Spandau Ballet K D Lang Lonnie Donegan Gilbert O’Sullivan John Mayer …

: ‘Gibson’ … the record label …

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: Soldiers reporting for duty.

: Word   More Gaping Void at John.Philpin

: I know what he means.  

: 🎵Faces not on albums by the Faces.   

: Pity - I was looking for the Bad Hemp.  

: Morning  

: Just added a More on my micro blog site - all built in Craft - for those thinking about how to use …

: Extra podcast thought @danielpunkass .. surely a subscription approach perfectly lends itself to …

: Many people use the GTD approach … me? I am starting up ‘JGS’ … thanks @manton and @danielpunkass

: MIT Predicted in 1972 That Society Will Collapse This Century. New Research Shows We’re on Schedule.

: Who knew we had such fame in out midst? @adders at Unsplash // @adders

: “Not a lot of people think that we could have won and in fact, I think 40% of the people still don’t …

: Podcast app Pocket Casts acquired by Automattic On a roll …

: Fake AirPods cost Apple $3.2B this year, says report on seizures - 9to5Mac Holy fake pods Batman!

: “Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.” Albert Camus

: Clever …   … and more here

: ”What happens to CX when the center of gravity leaves the familiar trappings of CRM and takes up …

: “Larry Ellison, Oracle chairman, donated $32,400 for Jenner’s campaign” Ellison is heading towards …

: 🎵  

: “What could be more powerful and tyrannical than the one that taxes its citizens while …

: “It’s not clear if the US is salvageable.” David Frier

: Virtual Staging Interesting peak into a possible future.

: IMDB DEVELOPER REQUEST You already allow me to look up a streaming service which tells me what films …

: Fargo paraphrase … “ You mean like a loan shark.” “ well yes, but in that world they don’t call …

: Tiffany Trump Reportedly Wants Her Wedding to Be an “International Spectacle” .. I am sure it will …

: Apple and Google crowd out the competition with default apps. My observation is that many people …

: ”one angle they neglect to mention is faster download speeds bias to consumer vs. creator” Warner …

: Dealing with MAGA Abuse Excellent advice from Dana B

: Use Prediction Markets To Fund Investigative Reporting … an interesting article that points out that …

: I have to say in terms of applying this idea to the past few months of my life (more of this once …

: Is America Great?

: “Markets: After a bumpy Thursday when investors questioned economic growth prospects, stocks …

: Via Om “App Annie, a mobile research and analytics company, points out that the average U.S. …

: Observation re the Micro Blog Stream Number of posts about England v Italy - well in all honesty no …

: Clearly there have been some typos in the recent headlines … “It’s coming … “ ‘Rome’ …. Not ‘home’

: “In the eighties and nineties and early 2000s, punditry was so formulaic, you could spot future …

: Apple in Early Talks With NFL for ‘Sunday Ticket’ Streaming Rights If Apple will need …

: Bridge

: “TikTok — a social media platform best known for its sober, academic exploration of the heady …

: If you have seen 📺 ‘Ted Lasso’ and liked (who didn’t?) … you might Enjoy 🎬 ‘’The Merger’ … it’s on …

: NFTs are to physical art what music streaming is to vinyl records, says a crypto expert who sees a …

: Via Doug Belshaw

: ”The web was designed to be organized by outliners.” Dave Winer Was it?

: Advertisers concerned iCloud Private Relay could put an end to fingerprinting. Poor soldiers.

: 🎶 Scott Weiland and Robert Trujillo’s sons have formed a new band called Blu Weekend I’m …

: Rules are rules … break them … you pay the consequences.

: 🎶 “Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood” … how …

: I keep reading how people ‘could care less’ about … I think they mean they …

: When life seems to get on top of me I just pop over to ‘Clients From Hell to feel a lot better about …

: 🎶 WHERE has the Melbourne Ska Orchestra been all my life?

: “Labour is back" Keir Starmer Now THAT’S A VERY LOW BAR … holding what should be a safe seat …

: The album is no longer the unit of musical currency .. which I THINK is not really that much …

: “Waco now rivals The Alamo as the state’s top tourist destination.” Guess what it is ….

: Well if it is true it seems to have only taken the softies three years to show their true colors.

: “A virus interlude.” Chuck Grassley

: This we know .. but a short read, nicely encapsulated and an action we can all take at the end. Pay …

: 📺 OZARK … marvelous

: I call Bull on Bulletin

: On the Hypocrites at Apple Who Fired Antonio Garcia-Martinez. Until the recent furore I hadn’t heard …

: Is it pronounced “Jif” or “Gif”? The debate is long and unresolved … BUT.. I …

: “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” Simone Weil More at Brain Pickings

: The global COVID death toll is already higher this year than in all of 2020 Makes you wonder why so …

: “Love is the quality of attention we pay to things.” J.D. McClatchy More at Brain Pickings

: ”My idea of a good picture is one that is in focus.” Andy Warhol

: How America’s New Fighter Jet Will Outclass the Competition The competition being ( I assume) other …

: Making my way through the Marvels chronological timeline - and last night was the first Avengers …. …

: The more I read ‘clients from hell’, the more I think that the source of the client comments are …

: 🎶 Is Black Sabbath a ‘prog’ band?

: I think I know what you had in mind when you bought your personal number plate : XVIP … but maybe …

: “Technically, yes, on platforms that allow it, sideloading is the user’s choice. But socially and …

: ”Never express yourself more clearly than you think” Niels Bohr.

: Florida is tied with Texas for having the most people facing charges linked to the Capitol riot. …

: Uberall raises $115M, acquires MomentFeed to scale up its location marketing services. They might …

: ”My considered opinion, after long reflection, is that whilst in many places the effect of Ulysses …

: This Summer, Beer Goes Soft-Serve Wrong - at so many levels!

: How Media Consumption Evolved Throughout COVID-19 Another example of what I hate generational …

: Mississippi: The Model Republican State Dana Blankenhorn

: If In Doubt, Begin I get it. Sound advice at first pass. But I do see downsides.

: Why on earth when you visit a web site would it tell you to come back during ‘normal working hours’ …

: Consensus … a great reminder …  Read The Article

: What the UK considers to be a ‘test’ …  

: The State of California  … specifically Lake Oroville - north of Sacramento. The Weather …

: How many TLDs are there these days? … and .sucks ? Really?

: Amazon tracks warehouse workers' every move because Jeff Bezos thinks people are inherently lazy. .. …

: A JetBlue passenger said the flight crew threatened to kick him off the plane after a first-class …

: 🎶🎼 Foo Fighters Cover Bee Gees for Record Store Day LP … didn’t see that one coming!

: Uber and Lyft Donated to Community Groups Who Then Pushed the Companies’ Agenda. … over and over. …

: Tim Berners-Lee auctioning original World Wide Web source code as NFT. FINALLY An NFT worth having.

: Roger Waters Says He Turned Down Instagram Offer to Use Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” in …

: Yup - about right.

: Very neat, cool and tidy - but at $399 … I’ll take a pass!

: I’m only 25 minutes in, but so far the @gruber WWDC show is a better ad for Apple than Apple …

: There’s so much Automattic could have done to improve Tumblr - they didn’t … I guess the same will …

: Is it technology or the carriers that stops me from having my 🍎watch as my prime cellular connection …

: If you’re in England, the government is planning to hand your private health records to people you …

: Trump Is Increasingly Consumed With Ballot Audits I keep reading that ‘45’ is crazy. We should stop …

: Italian Artist Sells Invisible Sculpture for $18,000 No joke. Not ‘ The Onion’. Just the ongoing …

: Facebook sponsored research paper lambasts Apple’s iOS 14.5 privacy | AppleInsider “By …

: ”Now there sits a man with an open mind. You can feel the draft from here.” Groucho Marx, on Chico

: Facebook Reportedly Developing Heart Rate-Monitoring Smartwatch .. which they can then connect to …

: The Real Reason Chipotle Burritos Cost More | The New Republic TL.DR. … wealth extraction in our …

: Dateline Chicago: This Story Will Come as No Surprise… ”With 62 years to go on a 75-year …

: Mike Myers to play seven characters in Netflix series ‘The Pentaverate’ Seven …

: I’ve owned many macs over the years, but this is the first time that a software update can’t be …

: iPadOS … not IPA-DOS Throwback glitch for a second there.

: Pete Townshend: I’ll never forget my wild mentor — the man who made me smash guitars Essentially …

: If you have an iPad AND an iPad mini … I have a question. Why? What are the alt’ use cases?

: Galen Leather Still not bought that journal cover @jakelacaze - but keep going back cos I like …

: Ditch Uber for a Driver-Owned Rideshare App in New York City We’re getting there. Not fast enough …

: The end of the beginning is done. Now we are at the beginning of the middle. I had thought that it …

: GOON … but not forgotten.

: Facebook still ‘secretly’ tracks your iPhone — This is how to stop it Fuckers

: What It’s Like to Fly on JetBlue Founder David Neeleman’s Breeze Airways “I flew on …

: Nonsense. Total nonsense.

: The Martian | No Mercy / No Malice ”Imagine a world in which the only phones were flip phones and …

: Never seen any suggestion that they would - but imagine an Apple iBook reader … yes yes yes … iPad … …

: I wonder if ESPN could survive without bundles forcing me to buy it .. and if it could .. why do …

: Does anyone know if there is a way to share your full set of Apple photo albums with someone else - …

: 🎶Nielsen Completes Acquisition of Gracenote. Makes total sense - but cannot believe it happened 4 …

: 🎶 Lone Rhino - Adrian Belew Review

: 🎶Bruno Mars becomes first artist to have five songs certified Diamond Not a big fan - but that is an …

: Now that’s an unfollowed count I have not seen for a long time @odd !!

: New details of Elizabeth Holmes' luxurious lifestyle might be unveiled during the Theranos …

: Ummm … NO …. no they are not.

: Don’t know about you - but I like the idea of a SuperChill Cooling Tower

: CNN ends contract with Rick Santorum after dismissive comments about Native Americans Bigger …

: In a statement to The Beast, the Logan Circle Group said the congressman; “won’t be …

: ”After prosecutorial efforts the likes of which nobody has ever seen before, they failed to stop me …

: Bookshelves .. or shelves … or maybe just ‘lists’ … isn’t that really what they are … I don’t have a …

: “The difference between America and England is that Americans think 100 years is a long time, while …

: Kierkegaard Goes to Therapy - Existential Comics

: “Once we’re thrown off our habitual paths, we think all is lost, but it’s only here that the new and …

: Netanyahu on Jewish-Arab violence: ‘Anyone who acts as a terrorist will be treated as such’. No …

: Currently reading: Sapiens - Graphic Novel 01 by Yuval Noah Harari 📚 **Notes:** I mean - *don’t …

: Finished reading: Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes 📚 🎵 **Notes:** Bookshelf now enabled on …

: “I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.” …

: ” It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate — you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.” …

: ”Frequently on administrative forms, the options for marital status are single, married, and …

: 🎬 It is clear that Netanyahu just watched ‘Wag The Dog’

: Today’s DayONE prompt … and my response.

: Apple Podcasts App is so BAD at managing space on your drive - total hog.

: Trading up: one woman’s quest to swap a hairpin for a house. Talking of sequels- nothing like an …

: Palestinian Family Who Lost Home In Airstrike Takes Comfort In Knowing This All Very Complicated …

: Amazon’s Massive Tracking Network Is Turned On By Default. Here’s How to Turn It Off. …

: A different way to look at it.

: Facebook Moderator Says Karaoke Recommended for Traumatized Workers When you look around the world - …

: 🎥🎬The cast for the first Knives Out sequel is shaping up to be pretty awesome. The ‘first’ sequel? A …

: McCarthy is actually claiming no one is ‘questioning the legitimacy’ of the election …

: WeWork’s CEO said people who are most comfortable working from home are the ‘least …

: Norwegian DPA Issues 2.5M EUR Preliminary Fine for U.S. Company Utilizing Web-Tracking IDs We’ve had …

: ”Henry James had a mind so fine that no idea could violate it.” T.S. Eliot

: The politicians who tried to overturn an election — and the local news team that won’t let anyone …

: JetBlue’s Founder Is Preparing to Launch a New Airline in a Global Pandemic ”Breeze CEO David …

: 🎶Porcupine Tree’s In Absentia: the story behind the album If you are into ‘The Tree’ / Wilson … an …

: Elizabeth Holmes Makes First Courtroom Appearance in Over a Year. On and on and on and …..

: 🎧🎼Sennheiser IE 900 First Look: $1,300 Earbuds for Audiophiles “Sennheiser’s New $1,300 Earbuds Are …

: Something about the juxtaposition of these two posts resonated. // @joshua @sgtstretch

: Only 4% of iOS users in US are opting in to ad tracking. Love It.

: How shady companies got names for fake anti-net neutrality comments ”Quel surprise!’ Meanwhile …

: Doc Searls Weblog · First iPhone mention? I wrote this fake story on January 24, 2005, in an email …

: The Lesson of Basecamp - Dana Blankenhorn: Facing the Future One Third Left … wow

: My goodness … Obsidian is BIG!

: Scripting News: Friday, April 30, 2021 It little old, but I’m ‘kinda’ with Dave. Confusion is being …

: GOP Sen. Roger Marshall, who voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election, says he’s …

: Facebook encourages iOS 14.5 users to enable tracking so its apps remain ‘free of charge’ I …

: Doc Searls continues to roll

: Tom’s not wrong .. whatever happened to honesty in advertising? Another oxymoron - like his question …

: Farmer Moves the French Border to Make Room for His Tractor Increasing the Size of Belgium .. …

: The people that argue against increasing the minimum wage are on the wrong side of history. Same for …

: No - whilst an interesting story about Apple v Facebook - I think they are attempting to rewrite …

: ”While most ‘go-to-market’ … a ‘legend’ has ‘the market’ come to them.” Chris Lockhead

: Someone Just Turned iPhone Into Windows Phone Using iOS 14’s Custom Icons … They fail …

: How Guy Fieri finally won the respect of the restaurant world @burk - it’s buried - but …

: 🎶🎼 Wonderful new track from Garbage It’s been a while .. but if this a taste of the rest of the …

: Google Promised Its Contact Tracing App Was Completely Private—But It Wasn’t – The Markup Shocked I …

: GRID® Watch 1 – Grid Frame Studio WANT … but still unlikely to buy.

: Apple says 50% of Mac and iPad buyers during Q2 were new to the devices. That strikes me as an …

: Haunting Photos Reveal a Massive Abandoned Town of Disneyesque Castles It’s extraordinary to …

: I think THIS is a truly historic photo …

: Samsung’s new laptops have one feature that’ll make MacBook users jealous. … another load of …

: Drafts Web Capture … oh yes

: A New Way .. by Doc Searls is a very good post that raises a lot of very good questions. I think I …

: ”You listen, watch, feel, smell, taste … sense You analyse, think, interpret, connect, …

: NIFTYS meet American Football #SignsOfTheTimes

: Default. Nice.

: I continue to be blown away by DRAFTS. It all starts here. EVERYTHING.

: Break Up the Ivy League Cartel “According to the IMF, the value of these endowment funds is greater …

: A Cringely rabbit hole. Starlink is a global ISP built at ZERO COST to SpaceX, enabling NASA’s …

: ”I didn’t know he was dead; I thought he was British.” Anonymous

: ”In the end it may well be that Britain will be honored by historians more for the way she disposed …

: The Signs that Make a City Great read that makes sense and is hard to disagree with. (Speaking for …

: Politics in Business in Politics. I wouldn’t call it a ‘virtuous’ circle.

: Dana Blankenhorn: The True Cost of Bitcoin A lot.

: Bangers & Mash I usually like Frier / Kahomono … but not liking any food in the UK except …

: I always disliked Cummings - but he seems to be doing a ‘Bolton’ attack on …

: When you use the share sheet to … well … share … how do you control the format …

: GOP senator: Our jobs plan is just like Biden’s except we took everything out Exactly. It’s …

: Too Many Real Estate Agents (short podcast). In America for every house on the market - there are 3 …

: ”To think about sitting quietly with an empty mind is easy. To sit quietly with an empty mind is …

: Now THAT’S what I’m talking about!

: Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Costs $465 Million for Just Season 1 That is a lot of …

: Bitcoin Replaces Gold as the Global Index of Fear and Greed .. via Dana Blenkenhorn “The famous …

: Custom Drafts Themes, Syntax, and more with Tim Nahumck .. a must listen if you are into Drafts …

: So … IF … I were getting into audio books … what would you suggest I do .. …

: Who Knew?

: “Patience is more than simply learning to wait. It is having learned what is worth your time. …

: Howard Dean Pushes Biden to Oppose Generic Covid-19 Vaccines for Developing Countries. Apparently …

: Apple Just Gave Millions Of iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave No they didn’t. Forbes is the …

: Howard Dean Pushes Biden to Oppose Generic Covid-19 Vaccines for Developing Countries Apparently …

: Filed in things you don’t often over hear in ‘normal’ life … this one between two doctors strolling …

: 🎶The Meaning of ‘The Carpet Crawlers Lyrics’ best comment Anyone who’s ever owned the album …

: ”The political arm of House Republicans is deploying a prechecked box to enroll donors into …

: ATS systems should just be banned.

: US: Which vaccine is best? The one you can get first, experts say Reminds me of something I was told …

: Uber may stop letting drivers see destinations and name prices Introduced to prove their drivers are …

: Clubhouse Is Partnering With Stripe To Offer Direct Payments, and Creators Will Get 100% of the …

: Noam makes some very good points … and the US gets so pissed off when other countries try to …

: Quick question for the ‘Wordpress cognoscenti’ Is there an easy way in Wordpress that when someone …

: I thought the cabling behind my TV was bad …

: 🎼

: Wow

: If you are watching NFT auctions - Metakovan is biffing for everything … (s)he’s pumping the …

: Just listened to the latest Core Intuition. For me the topic wasn’t interesting BUT the laughter, …

: ”Patient thought, patient labor, and firmness of purpose are almost omnipotent.” More at Brain …

: LexisNexis to Provide Giant Database of Personal Data to ICE You gots to make your data pay for …

: Uber will pay a blind woman $1.1 million after drivers stranded her 14 times - The Verge Not enough. …

: Graffiti art defaced by spectators at South Korea gallery How could they tell?

: This river in Canada is now a ‘legal person’ I wonder how it does its taxes.

: ‘Kill the bill’: Hundreds in UK protest against new crime law. No social distancing there then 🤷‍♀️ …

: How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations. How is it possible to keep being surprised by …

: ”An aerial view of a contaminated area with garbage, plastic recipients, bottles and toxic waste …

: ”If you are confused by quantum computers don’t worry .. it means that you are probably getting it.” …

: In the U.K. we know all about Heath Robinson and his wild and fanciful machines. In the U.S.A. we …

: Startup wants to enable ‘pay per person’ home viewing. Jason writes ‘good luck’. Me? After reading …

: ‘Appen

: Unsplash is being acquired by Getty Images … which leaves me with very mixed feelings. …

: Best Kindle Paperwhite deal: Save £20 in Amazon spring sale (UK deal) If Apple sold something like …

: Some people are just not clear on the principle …

: Another clear message that points you to creating Mars Edit for IOS. Wordpress are intent on pushing …

: Apple can’t stop Swatch from trying to trademark ‘One more thing,’ judge rules. …

: There should be better search to finf podcasts … like exclude shows less than 6 moths old or …

: Have to say - I agree with him.

: Documents Show Amazon Is Aware Drivers Pee in Bottles Just to keep in mind the next time you order a …

: Dr. Deborah Birx says every American COVID-19 death after the first 100,000 could’ve been …

: What Albert said. ”Prince Albert of Monaco Thinks Meghan and Harry Should Deal With the Royals in …

: New Alan Turing £50 note design is revealed C O O L

: We relenquish all titles and claims to the Royal family. We reject that racist family. Meghan and …

: QAnon’s Suez Canal Dick Ship Conspiracies Are Getting Wilder and Wilder. The Human Race is D O O M E …

: A Year Into Remote Work, No One Knows When to Stop Working Anymore. I don’t think that’s a ‘remote …

: WeWork Agrees to SPAC Deal That Would Take Startup Public. Seriously? It’s still ‘worth’ $9 billion? …

: ”Mark Zuckerberg may be a mediocre sociopath with criminally stupid theories of human interaction …

: Source? Unknown. Truth? Absolutely.

: Why Do British Uber Drivers Deserve Better Benefits? They don’t.

: It’s a shame isn’t it.

: A bit more NFT stuff … Crowdfunding Writing with NFTs The Coming Era of Tokenized Essays

: Flying Elephants Aren’t Pretty ”We’re in the middle of a pandemic that crushed jobs and small …

: Old School David Crosby sells entire music catalogue to Iconic Artists Group New School Kings of …

: Wise words - the full piece is here. ”When he recorded his 100th video, he only had 74 …

: Want to borrow that e-book from the library? Sorry, Amazon won’t let you. It’s as if they got the …

: If I say this I am going to be in trouble. I don’t care.

: Old(ish) news … Intel puts Apple’s ‘I’m a Mac’ guy into new ads praising PCs I have just put Justin …

: ‘Jack’s’ first ever tweet is up for auction and as I type, the latest bid is $2.5 million. This is …

: How to use the Magic Keyboard shortcuts on the iPad - 9to5Mac Good Tips

: Brands on Social Media … I don’t often share Marketoonist … but an exception for this …

: “Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram …

: Stripe now valued at $95 Billion NINETY FIVE

: Facebook will remove posts praising Atlanta shooting Whilst I don’t have an issue with the action …

: Rudy Giuliani reportedly tried to get ‘Borat’ crew arrested for extortion Douche.

: GOP governors are refusing to use new federal funds to expand health care You try to help … …

: It’s probably me … but why is the hey ‘mail to post a blog’ seen as being so hot … …

: ”Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this …

: Hook – Find without searching Never heard of Hook until just now - while reading about a Craft …

: Clever

: Seriously f*****d up …. apple’s new grey menus

: A Drone’s Eye View of a Bowling Alley via @gruber … I think. Very cool.

: ”No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any …

: Once you get your head around elementor .. it is crazy easy … I’ve used it to build a gateway …

: Somebody hasn’t got ‘TextExpander’ set as a TextExpander short cut. #JustSayin

: Unlike in the first two missions, the spacecraft was able to safely land—before it then blew up. …

: Craft is starting to solve this problem @dave .

: ”Perfection is nice, if you can afford it. We can’t.” Dave Winer I agree. Watch us destroy …

: “Some people can forcefully occupy the People’s House, while others - those who are prevented …

: Steinbeck’s Productive Inactivity. As one of my 4 favorite ‘John’s’ in the writing …

: Erik Prince and the Failed Plot to Arm a Warlord in Libya … such a lovely chap.

: “Some people can forcefully occupy the People’s House, while others—those who are prevented …

: Password management app LastPass is tracking you on Android. Lovely!

: Today I learned about flushing my local cache - not the browser, not the remote server, not the …

: Is Harvard denying Tenure to Cornel West over his views on Palestine? It’s hard to believe that this …

: The End of an Era So long Frys.

: In LinkedIN you can now do rapid self tests on your knowledge of topics. I just did one on …

: ”Without a comment or dissent, the justices issued a one-line order saying they had denied …

: NYT reporting on the British Supreme Court protecting workers rights - the very rights that …

: Justin Timberlake Apologises to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson for His Ignorance Seriously? He is …

: In a chat today with a tech support person, who at one point wrote; ”Had a Mac for a year and used …

: “Move To Bin?” Now there’s a change for no reason! I’m talking to you 🍎

: Tickled me - thankyou Stuart  

: Mark Zuckerberg Asks His Staff to ‘Inflict Pain’ on Apple Over iOS 14 Privacy Dispute I …

: Clubhouse is clearly no Vegas - and this isn’t even the article about their infrastructure, …

: The Currency of Life has moved from engagement - to attention - to intention. Do we agree?

: So Much Truth In This

: and so the decline to oblivion continues ”GOP senators praise impeachment managers but say Trump …

: Anyone else think that the ‘’remote work conversation’ has disappeared up our own posteriors? All …

: ”A long time ago my friend Doc Searls and I agreed that you don’t make money from a blog or …

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: I THINK I have shared this before - but better to see it twice than not at all - right?

: ”Zuckerberg is a pretty shallow thinker on anything outside of Facebook.” Steve Schmidt I agree, …

: Apple Link Just lost a bet - I was convinced between the mmmms it went ba ba ba It actually goes do …

: 🎼 came across this guy last night here Hawaii based dude breaks down progressive music watched his …

: Shifting the People First Newsletter Format. Every Tuesday - ask a question. Every Friday (10 days …

: Excellence In UI Design Notice How you can’t press ‘Next’ until you have accepted the ‘terms and …

: ”The billionaires are the system itself. They cannot act with autonomy; they can only do whatever it …

: Wall Street is an App ”The guys at Reddit aren’t using time, and some of them are going to be …

: Why fascism in Post-Trump America isn’t going away … is well worth a listen/ …

: Conspiracy or kludge? “Right now, large investors are scared of what small investors can do, …

: Matt Krantz, Investors Business Daily, 14 October, “Apple’s New iPhone 12 Gets The Worst Reception …

: Inside Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump’s Epic Bromance … “be it Epstein’s Coney Island, …

: Tim Cook May Have Just Ended Facebook Doubt it! But it is going to be harder. No doubt about that.

: ”We’re applying $4.99 in credit to your Apple ID each month you’re subscribed from February through …

: 🎼 At 84, Kristofferson has decided to retire.

: ”I don’t think hedge fund books need any help, let them taste their own medicine.” Brian Barrish

: If Wall Street can be ‘brought down’ by a bunch of ‘novice investors’, don’t you love the pejorative …

: Robinhood Needed Emergency $1 Billion Cash Injection, Yet Remains Underfunded Nailed It.

: “If Ulysses is not worth reading, then life is not worth living” James Joyce

: ”People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. They …

: ”A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims… but …

: Hell just froze over …

: ”Apple’s no GameStop, but they have a nice little business selling phones, computers, and services.” …

: People First? It goes back to the Romans! The battle of hearts is what wins wars

: CEO’s Newfound Concern for Democracy is Bunk … well yes … but nice to see it all …

: ‘The Office Of The Former President’. Riiiiighht ….

: This just in from one of my podcast listeners, thanking me … nice Are you listening?

: Twitter and Revue ”This seems rather obvious, and a good idea, so I’m sure Twitter won’t do it.” …

: I think there’s a lot of people out there that visit friends for a weekend and stay two weeks - or …

: “For the party to move forward, we got to move the party with Donald Trump. There’s no way to be a …

: WhatsApp loses millions of users after terms update Both Signal and Telegram alert me daily about …

: To put what just happened into perspective …. David Frier on Vice Presidents … you know … the …

: Arnold Kling asks whether we should have zero tolerance for zero tolerance … he makes some good …

: Bernie Meme

: I keep reading headlines in my feed and think to myself … yeah makes sense … no …

: Some relevant links Why Biden Can’t Govern from the Center One of my favorite Bernie memes The Model …

: Have added Craft to my other writing apps that are (in no particular order) Drafts Bear iAWriter …

: The Difference Between What You Have And What You Dream.

: Writing show notes for a podcast, this advice popped up; ”Show notes will get indexed … but …

: What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting It seems that ‘audio watermarking’ is a thing.

: The End of Private Equity Is Coming. I know not the truth of this claim - but couldn’t be better …

: Words About AI Words ”The platform uses artificial intelligence to scan millions of job ads, …

: ”The problem is not that testing is the bottleneck. The problem is that you don’t know what’s in the …

: A Very Good Question ”The word ‘ageing’ does not mean ‘old’ or older. It is an adjective which …

: ”The last couple of years has seen a slight resurgence in the personal blog and I hope 2021 …

: “We have to deliver better products to the PC ecosystem than any possible thing that a lifestyle …

: ”Here we stand looking out in the great mall where Dr. King spoke of his dream. Here we stand, where …

: How Lithuanians Conquered the World: The Case for a Migration Museum … now there’s an …

: I think that a ‘few’ ‘giant’ ‘free’ services are at the tail end of life .. opening up to ‘many’ …

: A Newsletter On And About Substack - It’s The End Of An Era. What do you think?

: Historically been lots of back and forth as to whether you own your work on Micro Blog. I am in the …

: The World’s Largest—and America’s Priciest—Home Is Ready for Its Close-up. Home? Or Museum?

: Medium … I have been using it so little that last years announcements brushed right past me : …

: Always helps to have a daddy in high places ”New York man charged in Capitol riot bails out as …

: Repeat after me …. ‘They’ are NOT ‘elites’.

: The Great Grift - No Mercy / No Malice ”The federal response to the pandemic has been massive — a …

: Political bankruptcy, just like the financial sort, happens two ways. Gradually, then suddenly. John …

: Delta is banning guns in checked luggage on flights to Washington D.C. ahead of Biden’s …

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: ”In 2005, Apple moved to Intel to gain equality. In 2020, it’s moved away from Intel to gain …

: Yes www.juancole.com

: my first working trigger in Keyboard Maestro … 🅣🅗🅐🅝🅚🅨🅞🅤 @macsparky -

: You’re hungry - I get it. We all need to eat, but why am i forced to watch you violently masticate …

: Is Castro broken for anybody else?

: GoFundMe Bans Fundraising For Travel To Trump Rallies I didn’t even know that was a thing!

: Just reading the news … it couldn’t happen to a nicer chap.

: Liars or Idiots It’s hard to decide. Either way - they don’t make good leaders.

: Poor Soldier

: It’s not just the ‘computer say no’ … 45% of the country say ‘no’ (pdf) … dropping …

: ”Always seemed pretty obvious that the minds behind Parler weren’t exactly sharp knives, but it’s …

: Stripe Stops Processing Payments for Trump Campaign Website. They won’t be able to raise money to …

: Episode 61 of The People First Podcast is now available - a podcast that introduces to Daniel Szuc- …

: Clever : Sell Your Pre-Owned Subscriptions With Ease

: ”We have always supported diverse points of view being represented on the App Store, but there is no …

: Nobody is being silenced. It’s controlling the ability to ‘turn it up to 11’ is what is happening.

: It’s not news … I just wanted to record the image for posterity and congratulate Jack and the …

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: Hell Just Froze Over ”Even Stephen Miller told one person close to the White House that it was a …

: This is how to fight back. Someone should make a list of the 123 House Republicans who signed onto …

: I love that some republicans have suddenly found courage to speak against him whilst others want …

: If you want know what’s wrong with America … look no further than this headline.

: If tRump is not held to account for what he has done to America - then there is ZERO reason to send …

: Reposting this from nearly three years ago. ”A new president gains power, becoming a dictator in …

: Excuses Excuses Excuses Nothing Will Change UNLESS The Democrats DO SOMETHING Not holding my breath.

: Audio of the Orange One bullying Georgia’s Secretaty of State and his lawyer

: Results

: Language and Translation A Tenet of People First An Action of People First

: As 2021 is set to begin, Adobe’s Flash Officially Dies, even though it’s been dead on …

: Happy New Year Friends My three words for 2021 … Transform Transition Transcend What are …

: Our very own @delong and Om Malik debate whether America is on the decline

: In case you were wondering how to do it … Johnny Boufarhat, Hopin Founder - Building a $2.1 …

: Former GOP State Senate Candidate ‘Bound, Gagged, Tortured’ in Hotel Attack She says it …

: 54% of Americans disapprove of how Trump has handled his presidential transition, a new Insider poll …

: The damage has been proven, so why are we still on Facebook? Now there’s a question.

: Merry Christmas To You All The Message

: Our very own @delong and Om Malik debate whether America is on the decline

: Lovely Daniël Maarleveld — Impossible grid typeface

: Time to move ‘Clients From Hell’ out of the ‘humo(u)r folder … the stories are too real!

: Having given up on Feedly and switched to Feedin … been trying out different iOS clients. For …

: EFF sides with Apple, slams Facebook’s criticism of iOS 14 privacy features as ‘laughable’ - 9to5Mac …

: Underpaid wages at iPhone plant are ‘Apple’s legal responsibility’. …. And …

: Just unfollowed my first micro blog account EVER!

: App Specific Password App Specific Password App Specific Password App Specific Password App Specific …

: App Specific Password

: Big Tech Should Try Radical Candor … well, it would be a start! Thankyou Graham.

: How Big Tech Makes Their Billions Bottom line Over 1/2 Apple’s revenue come from selling a …

: Well - I would say that was a good 50 or 60 micro bloggers I just found - tucked away in some corner …

: oh interesting mac paw have vpn - anybody have thoughts and how it stacks up agains nord and proton …

: Two years ago … today … where does the time go!

: Cloudflare and Apple Partner to Improve Internet Privacy ”The new protocol — ODoH (Oblivious …

: Five HUNDRED AND Forty Nine DOLLARS now THAT is a lot of spondoolicks!

: I have been asked a number of times as to what - exactly - is People First. Last week my occasional …

: looking for a PROPER home for a new email account … Proton has a deal at the moment Any thoughts? …

: I think it’s fair to say that Just Good Music For Micro Blog whilst not a bad idea - has now …

: After last week’s newsletter, received a nice email that contained the following quote. Seemed …

: To really understand this is well beyond my pay-grade Your Computer Isn’t Yours Bottom line …

: Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges related to US opioid crisis. Remember them? Doesn’t …

: Twitter now warns you before liking a tweet labeled for misinformation Seriously? Now?

: Apple’s Head of Security Indicted in Santa Clara County for making Illegal Donations to the …

: Very early days … BUT … if you are interested in joining the People First Network …

: Is there any movie that features Miami that doesn’t open with a camera out at sea - rushing …

: Leisure centre Oasis took their name from closes down Now if only the band would as well, the world …

: Winning Read All About It

: Where is the ‘webp’ format suddenly coming from - and if it is THAT standard - why don’t all apps …

: ”This is not a jungle this is a garden at the Google campus.” I’ll come back with the credit …

: Dear LowerMyBills.com You sent the email, so you know the address and if you don’t, why on earth am …

: And while we are talking pencils … and iPad one … air or small pro … I’ve read …

: File this one in the stupid question bucket. I know the Apple Pencil won’t work with the iPhone …

: Trump administration in ‘staggering’ isolation at UN on health issues “Outgoing …

: BuzzFeed agrees to buy HuffPost in latest online media merger More proof that (-1) + (-1) = (+1)

: Citibank. Seriously?

: Day 17. Doubling up as a record for the day AND using all 17 words to date in reverse order.  I need …

: Day 15. My memory falls back to a guess as what to wear for a ‘far out’ spooky party See The Series

: Day 16. My memory falls back to a guess as what to wear for a ‘far out’ spooky party See The Series

: Day 13. My memory falls back to a guess as what to wear for a ‘far out’ spooky party See The Series

: Day 14. My memory falls back to a guess as what to wear for a ‘far out’ spooky party See The Series

: Day 12. My memory falls back to a guess as what to wear for a ‘far out’ spooky party See The Series

: GAH - whatever I do :-( Not Alone

: Calling Wordpress peeps … #help I am using the 2020 template and my HR separator default to this …

: Now THAT is Visual Thinking

: Question for the Apple cognoscenti. How much email storage can you get with Apple Mail? Eg; If you …

: Day 10. The elderly say that youth is wasted on the young. See The Series

: Day 11. The youth say nothing … because they don’t hear the elderly. See The Series

: Day 7. If you were to infiltrate - wouldn’t that inflate the force? See The Series

: Day 8. I’m in a bind … why inflate? See The Series

: Day 9. Inflated force binds. See The Series

: Prediction the last Catalina update before Big Sur is announced public on Tuesday.

: The Guardian ”Biden’s win marks the end of Trump’s war on democracy and truth.” Sorry …

: Day 6. It’s a puzzling puzzle this puzzle of mine. See The Series

: Day 5. I wonder why a stoop is called a stoop - i means its not as if you have to stoop to use it? …

: Day 4. Nearly near is not near. See The Series

: Day 3. The Aston might well astonish you, astound even. But the price is astronomic! See The Series

: Day 2. Concentrate on the concern for concentric concent. See The Series

: Day 1 : Draper and his dreary drifter’s drunk dramas drove droves of us to drink. See The …

: US election: ‘All Republicans should marry Democrats’ … but what if the Democrats …

: Texas Republicans ask federal judge to throw out ballots in Harris County. I wonder why the founding …

: Boris Johnson announces four-week national Covid lockdown in England “Unlike the first …

: Codepen stopped supporting calls to their servers for a sites CSS like … months ago. I …

: Good podcast from @danielpunkass and @manton reviewing the Apple event .. wondering if we know …

: New Zealand Election 2020 results: Jacinda Ardern claims landslide victory Unprecedented is the …

: California Republicans placed illegal drop boxes … I wonder if anyone will be held to account …

: Nice podcast with @maique (at last I know how to pronounce your name !!!) and @macgenie this week …. …

: My Convocast with @AndySylvester intersected with my People First podcast this week … so I …

: This … I like … a lot … Thankyou @manton

: I find the new doo hickey at the bottom of the new iPhone screen to be very useful for moving around …

: Dear History Channel I am not blocking your ads - I am blocking your tracking. If you stopped …

: 🎶🎶 In anticipation of the December release of Blackfield’s 6th … revisiting the catalogue …

: ”This isn’t the first app to embrace its steep learning curve and require users to aspire to …

: The Day One widget on iOS seems to have got me back DayOne-ing

: Today I Learned There are some 560 Indian tribes in the USA. 238 tribes operate 474 gaming …

: 18 months old … but if you have ever wondered about QWERTY v Dvorak - this might be for you.

: Anybody using element?

: Been looking at paid for Zapier as an alternative to free IFTTT - and then my decision just got …

: OnMail - yet another email service comes online … remember all the pundits that declared … …

: Dear Apple You release a new OS, add a new feature that allows you to see all your screens on a …

: Greg Orme is a business director at The London Business School and his latest book ‘The Human Edge’ …

: I suddenly feel a very steep learning curve in front of me … I’m looking at you iOS14.

: ”Today’s update also removes Adobe Flash.”  … I’m not saying that some people have been a …

: 🎶 Wait … Paranoid is 50?

: If only all Republicans thought the same way. (Castro podcast with Steve Schmidt - Lincoln Project …

: Double Trouble - so fixed.

: The UK got suckered by BoJo, Gove, Cummings et al … turns out that the EU are not so slow. …

: Groove, Podia, Kajabi, ClickFunnels and all the rest … anyone have any feedback as to what they like …

: I just want to thank Alaska for alerting me to the fact that I will have earned triple miles on all …

: Human Trafficking In Sports - a veritable who’s who of sponsors, click on the link to register …

: Farewell Diana. Missed already.

: Just spotted on the twitter banner of @tim_walters - too important not to share.

: 🎶 Douglas Rushkoff talks to Michael Nesmith - yes … THAT Michael Nesmith … I knoooow .. right?

: This week’s People First Podcast features LaTonya Peoples - a classical violinist who composed …

: Came across this through a different collection of people - but believe that there are sufficient …

: I doubt you did - but in case you did do that ‘Ancestry DNA thing’ … and you wondered ‘why not - …

: Facebook, The PR Firm - Margins by Ranjan Roy and Can Duruk — ”One of the jokes² at Uber was that …

: ”Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” Voltaire … reminded of this in …

: Cory has just read Shoshanna and has a position’ It includes him reading an extract from his new, …

: The store is ‘full’, everybody wearing masks except 2 … the same 2 that decide that the cash till …

: images.philpin.com seems a more appropriate URL for my second blot site than pictures.philpin.com

: Caveat - not tried Superhuman BUT thought you all might wanted to see what this new email solution …

: Hands up if you think the .new domain is a good idea. Ok now leave your hand up if you trust google …

: Facebook’s Kenosha Guard Militia Event Was Reported 455 Times. Moderators Said It Was Fine. CEO …

: Pinterest cancels huge SF office lease in unbuilt project, citing work-from-home shift. It’s …

: It’s poll time folks … IFTTT or Zapier … and why?

: Move Along Now

: Making it fair for musicians …. The United States is one of only four countries that does not …

: ✍️Manager Time, Maker Time.. I really like this one from Jono.

: ”Donald: I need my lies propagating freely on Facebook. Zuck: I need us not to be broken up, and it …

: Why Uber’s business model is doomed. Of course we know it is … this is yet another …

: Goodell says he was unaware of extent of social injustice when NFL banned protests. What C.R.A.P. …

: Wait. What? Paging Mr. @andysylvester <img …

: Boris Johnson is splitting the check with millions of Britons who dare to dine out. He’s lost …

: Climate Change Has Led To Extreme Wildfires In California “This week CalFire advised every …

: WANT  thankyou David  

: ◕_◕ …. really …. how long have i been here? … And I’ve only just worked out how …

: Oh interesting … SetApp for iOS is available

: This weeks newsletter from People First is out … … which announces the new People First …

: I’ve asked this before - I note others have asked it - I still have no answer. So let’s try again. …

: Signs Of The Times  

: Uber and Lyft really might suspend operations in California. Personally I think that would be a …

: I’m not going to name the bank … … but seriously it is 2020 … I just want to move money from …

: The Post Office Is Deactivating Mail Sorting Machines Ahead of the Election. “Good thing …

: What’s the Real Point of the Lincoln Project? “Democrats shouldn’t reject their help, but …

: Anyone else as frustrated with ‘Bobby’ as I am? Examples: Use a preset - and subsequently can’t …

: Facebook Fired an Employee Who Collected Evidence of Right-Wing Pages Getting Preferential Treatment …

: The Lincoln Project is more famous for it’s advertising … but this is a ‘micro-movie’ that they put …

: ‘Election night’ will end in 2021 and if you wonder why he is likely to put up such a …

: ME: I need to deposit money - what account number do i use? THEM: Sorry - you have to call us - we …

: It’s almost 1 year to the day that @Manton announced annual billing - and in that 1 year, I have …

: “It’s not failure you should fear” If you ever watched Cheers … the head writer …

: Why the Second Wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu Was So Deadly. ”The rapid spread of Spanish flu in the …

: 95 App updates says two things …. 1] I should delete some of the apps. 2] It has been a while …

: Herman Cain, Former Presidential Candidate, Dies at 74. Doesn’t 🍕 👨 seem to be from such an …

: James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. “My resignation is due to disagreements over certain …

: What Happened to Stacey Abrams Will Happen to Joe Biden Will? Or could be avoided?

: Trump says he’s banning TikTok in the U.S. All good but I suspect it has nothing to do with …

: Harsh. But Fair.  

: Even If Joe Biden Wins in a Blowout, the ‘Global Economy’ Is Not Coming Back. - at least non too …

: ‘These are his people’: inside the elite border patrol unit Trump sent to Portland …

: I can’t listen to this anymore. “Then, after the honeymoon period wore off, you’d …

: Takeaways from Barr’s testimony before the House Judicial Committee We should just bar Barr from …

: Kodak shares soar by 570 percent after Trump announces deal to help produce drugs in fight against …

: Personally, I have zero interest in things going back to normal - preferring to work out how to …

: Beauty in Mathematics.  Thankyou Neil.

: I published this 3 years, 5 days ago, it popped up and nice to look back on history! It ends In …

: Deep Thoughts  <img src=“https://john.philpin.com/uploads/2020/083366067c.jpg" …

: Very People First Like  <img …

: Tickled My Funny Bone.  <img …

: Biden’s path to the White House could hit a dead end on Facebook. Douches got to stick …

: I think that the White House should put themselves on ‘Paws’ and THINK before making claims about …

: ”Here’s something pretty cool: In one week, Mary Trump’s book “Too Much and Never …

: Leaf blowers baby … leaf blowers.

: Updates to Quotebacks

: The ethos behind Quotebacks is one of the reasons why I love the product. Yes, it’s a great addition …

: Good Question!  <img src=“https://john.philpin.com/uploads/2020/a577e95b87.jpg" …

: OK - in my defence - I am slow in getting back to @AndySylvester on our ConvoCast this week - …

: It’s just tooooooo good - click on this link if you can’t see the embed below.   All of Silverman’s …

: How can a company have a head of Thought Leadership ?

: When you work with a number of different software apps that work together … it’s not …

: Anyone else fed up with the whining? It’s as if they’re English!

: Taxi !!!!!!

: Technology Quotes and Sayings A wealth of wise words and wisdom in quote form.

: LinkedIn announces that it will lay off 960 of its employees. ”The affected roles are in the sales …

: ”In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” 💬 Andy Warhol I’ve just done the …

: ”I give Slack grief over the interface details of their client apps, but I complain because I care. …

: Let’s stop being ‘concerned’ … if it isn’t right … sort it.

: You live in Florida … and you think what better way to spend the next couple of months than …

: Hope everyone in Oregon is enjoying their new Governor … apparently he stands for ‘Law and …

: “An over promoted troll” Sometimes you just need the words and everybody immediately knows who’s …

: It’s this kind of thing that Substack does that I think differentiates them from so many …

: Once I started to play around with Actions, Drafts became my dominant place to write in and publish …

: Crusher? Seriously?

: This absolute ROCKS Filed under ‘Buddhist Monk’ ‘Spiritual Music’ ‘Loops' and ‘BeatBox’

: How empathy won the beer wars What a great and real observation from @gapingvoid

: If you are a CA,USA Resident, The ‘big one’ is apparently a lot likelier - but still unlikely. Good …

: Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What It’s Like to Report on Facebook.

: “It’s like an elderly uncle who accomplished great things in his prime and now slowly sinking into …

: At some point in the future young Telecom / IT students will learn about computer handshaking and …

: Bye Bye Ennio … RIP

: John Philpin : Lifestream is a link to a post from @dave … and I can’t help feeling …

: Netflix Subscribers Rejoice Over “Remove From Row” Feature That Allows Them To Purge “Continue …

: We Know There’s A Lot To Be Angry About These Days

: Now the world can read Mary Trump’s blistering book about her uncle. Holding it back would have been …

: On Gaslighting … not sure that Gaslighting is the topic of this post - but I know how he feels. Much …

: Facebook admits Ben Shapiro is breaking its rules. Pissed yet? You should be.

: ”George W. Bush, as bad as he was, was a patriot. Donald Trump and his confederates in the …

: Netflix Hires Bozoma Saint John as Chief Marketing Officer Wait … so the Chief Marketing …

: Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, Charged In Connection To Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Case. The Apple never …

: Palantir Affiliation Disappears from Biden Adviser Avril Haines’s Bio Oh Joe, Joe, Joe … have …

: The End of Private Equity Is Coming. I know not the truth of this claim - but couldn’t be better …

: 🎶 Neil Young covers Bob Dylan in political new edition of Fireside Sessions BOOKMARKED

: There we were thinking that Tictoc was the only nefarious company out there .. and look at that …

: $56.7 Billion in a single year …. now that’s INCOME!

: American values. Ouch. As my friend Simon used to say…. “Harsh - but fair.”

: Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook is ‘not gonna change’ in response to a boycott …

: LinkedIN have just started a new series - The Road Ahead … publishing this. I don’t think …

: European Union bars travelers from U.S. citing coronavirus concerns Watch Trump start whingeing how …

: Trump’s phone calls alarm US officials, from pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring …

: Amy McGrath wins Kentucky Senate Democratic primary. GO AMY Next stop - the tortoise.

: What I Miss: Event Report From A Grounded Marketer. Constellation Research don’t usually write posts …

: ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ Draws Record 4.3 Million Viewers In 2Q. So that’s roughly 360 million …

: Get Revue is a newsletter that promotes newsletters - and behind it has a fledgling back end that is …

: The Substack Fellowship for Independent Writers … I wont be applying, I am hardly qualified. BUT …

: R I P Carl

: Greg Palast asking some pertinent questions … ”Palast and Josh Fox discuss the nightmare scenario …

: Two Friends in Texas Were Tested for Coronavirus. One Bill Was $199. The Other? $6,408. No words.

: Higher Ed: Enough Already. “Universities that, after siphoning $1.5 trillion in credit from …

: “The user experience angle only matters when the buyer of a product is also the user..” …

: Cataloging all the house number styles. “Dan Kois walked all of the blocks in his ZIP Code …

: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over drone strike that killed Qasem Soleimani. Now we’re …

: Global Covid-19 Cases Top 10 Million As HHS Secretary Warns ‘Window is Closing’ to Get …

: White House Knowingly Allowed Bad COVID-19 Test Kits To Circulate, Unchecked, For 50 Days … …

: 🎵 The antithesis of streaming music … as you think about Apple and ‘AppStoreGate’ …

: Iran Would Be ‘Arms Dealer of Choice’ for Terrorists, if UN Embargo Expires, US Expert …

: Why So Many Medieval Manuscripts Depict Butt Trumpets? Butt tRump-ets Appropriate!

: Russian bounties on American troops in Afghanistan resulted in deaths and Trump did nothing. Why is …

: Apple declined to implement 16 Web APIs in Safari due to privacy concerns. Love It!

: Amazon To Acquire Self-driving Car Startup Zoox Zoox, a 6-year-old self-driving car startup raised …

: Parlez on Parler? Nah …. everybody there will just shout at me.

: 🎶Just discovered 6 new albums that after listening to the first - can’t wait to tuck into the other …

: 🎶 Little bit of furry psychedelia.

: Today I Learned … The headspace of the garage door is less than my height.

: Fake News?

: My thanks to my friend Stuart who I was talking to last night. He mentioned the Watts towers in LA - …

: Casper Accused of Misleading Investors in IPO. Casper - the darling of Daring Fireball. 🎶Who Do You …

: Charting the $1.7B Transfer of Military Equipment to Police Departments. In case you haven’t …

: ”The shit is about to hit the fan, not a second wave, but a second order wave.” 💬 Dave Winer

: Anyone else watched the Rolling Stone / Roger Waters interview? Thoughts?

: June 6th: 7MM cases. June 16th: 8MM cases. June 22nd: 9MM cases. June 28th: 10MM cases. 3MM cases …

: Saharan Dust Cloud Arrives At The U.S. Gulf Coast, Bringing Haze. As Dave Pell said - surely …

: Verizon. I said yesterday, now we need more big brands to remind that little oik Zuckerberg that …

: Now that’s a little app that I have just learned about which despite being on the developer site, I …

: Verizon decides Facebook doesn’t need its ad money after all We need a few more …

: 🎵 Thelonious Monk’s unlikely Palo Alto High show becomes thrilling live album. Listen To Some.

: Coronavirus cases rise in states with relaxed face mask policies ”Sixteen states currently …

: Dixie Chicks Drop ‘Dixie’ from Name with Release of New Protest Song. I dunno … I …

: Chuck E. Cheese bankruptcy: Parent company files for Chapter 11 Yet another bankruptcy due to COVID …

: House Republicans call Black Lives Matter protests ‘organized crime’ Quiet desperation : …

: Apple Approves Hey Update for App Store … and great plaudits. I don’t think I have $99 …

: Leaked email reveals that Oyo is planning to lay off most of its US staff and give them a new option …

: Dystopia or utopia? The future of cities could go either way … see … the future …

: Donald Trump’s America is closed to immigrants. Someone wanting to emigrate to America in these …

: Oh … now that is interesting. Safari will soon support web extensions from other browsers.

: What do you work with? There are three answers … symbols, things or people. Depending on your …

: Lest We Forget the Horrors: A Catalog of Trump’s Worst Cruelties, Collusions, Corruptions, and …

: Dhoni’s Chaku. For 🏏 fans - in case you missed it.

: ”The stock market is not a snapshot of the economy. It’s a snapshot of a piece of the economy. It …

: COVID Links Apple And Google Admit Ethereum App To Let Employees Prove They’ve Been Vaccinated An …

: We’re all Old People in Training, whether we know it yet or not. … even me apparently. Good …

: One for the trump playbook. Russians vote on constitutional changes Or did Putin just rip tRump off?

: Marketplaces like Amazon and Uber benefit their owners more than users. This startup uses blockchain …

: Dozens of Secret Service agents will be quarantined after Trump’s Tulsa rally - CNNPolitics …

: Want

: Moundsville Police Department Gets A New Toy. It’s in desert camouflage. It should fit right in …

: On American Exceptionalism “America is not exceptional, but it is the exception.” From …

: Race car driver Jessi Combs has posthumously been named the fastest woman on Earth by Guinness. Many …

: Apple Just Crippled IDFA, Sending An $80 Billion Industry Into Upheaval Would you say “yes” to …

: Devin Nunes Can’t Sue Twitter Over Statements By Fake Cow, Judge Rules All good … but …

: People only sprayed ‘Nazi’ on Nancy Astor’s statue because she was one. The truth is hard. Then …

: Here’s An Idea: The Trump Campaign Should Simply Take Over MySpace Absolutely BRILLIANT idea - …

: I wonder if Trump has ever read Locke? ”Who lies for you will lie against you.” 💬 John Locke

: In January 2020, not a single CEO, government leader, politician or consultant let alone futurist, …

: Every Federal Reserve Board Member Is an Old Millionaire. “Why it’s a problem that a …

: Joe Biden can’t “heal” the country by picking the right running mate. More accurately … ”Please take …

: Good Facebook Loses Antitrust Case in Germany Over Data Collection

: The Future Is Boring And Predictable .. at least if we go to where the so called ‘futurists' are …

: Just to say that little tab on the left in the Micro Blog app that says ‘Posts’ - boy do I find it …

: I know how they feel …

: Taxpayers money paid to individuals going to the mothership? This smacks of the Catholic Church …

: It’s now easier to show the Green states.

: ”That we allow Nuclear Weapons to exist in a world controlled by deranged sociopaths is, in itself, …

: For all aspiring activists that plan to hit the streets. Here’s How To Set Up a Cheap Burner Phone

: I posted this on the 16th of June pointing out that at prior milestones there was a countdown. 6 …

: Scripting News: Saturday, June 20, 2020 which references Scripting News: JsonFeed after two years

: Trump’s 3-Point Plan to Win in 2020 Attack the independence and integrity of the legal system; …

: Of course … Bolsonaro Fraudulently Circumvented Trump’s COVID-19 Immigration Ban to Smuggle His …

: Exactly Half

: An unknown song from Nirvana via Boing Boing

: The point @dave (winer) makes about how much more information you can fit into 140 seconds of audio …

: Emoji question for the cognoscenti. I am using the #️⃣ emoji. It won’t render on this page It …

: ”Bob Dylan, a Genius Among Us” 💬 Peggy Noonan 🎵 One for @ron

: Scripting News With Twitter’s new voice tweet feature, I’d like a simple way to post a voice …

: Elite CIA Hacking Unit Failed ”Keep this story in mind the next time the FBI and DOJ start barking …

: Another great graphic from Visual Capitalist - the underlying data comes from 511 experts. Pause for …

: A little bit of COVID comping  

: Missed this a couple of weeks ago - but love how thoughtfully presented data can deliver so much …

: I miss @smokey

: It was only a few days ago that Hawaii suddenly moved from the lowest R number in America to the …

: Did he / didn’t he ask China for help to win the election? It would be interesting if China released …

: Wait - so Hey doesn’t support IMAP? Doesn’t let me use a client of my choice? Is a closed …

: This is an interesting time in valuations. Remember ORCL bought out pretty much all the pre …

: Typing this in Drafts …. Getting my Drafts Actions all organized and filed to focus on the …

: Harriet

: “5-Track warbles sweeter than lost’n’lonely Neil Young during ON THE BEACH, almost as …

: As I continue to flush out my favorites, I find nuggets of gold that I just need to call out. Like …

: JLINC is a novel way to assemble methods, systems and techniques to provide confidentiality and to …

: …. and suddenly fiery feeds has introduced thousands of unread messages - even though feedbin …

: One of the People First tenets The answer is ‘big’ apparently (well according to Forbes) - so maybe …

: Richard Nixon : June 17th 1971 9:00 am Nixon Declares “War on Drugs” That Targeted …

: Apparently it’s still a thing to see likes and public responses as a measure of success. Oh well. I …

: I do need to look into this - having to go to my favorites because @manton - see last post - …

: Thankyou Andy  [@JohnPhilpin](https://micro.blog/JohnPhilpin) I took a look at his page, I think he …

: An Experimental Post.  [@JohnPhilpin](https://micro.blog/JohnPhilpin) I used the micro.blog website. …

: This week’ newsletter : ’A’ Future - Not ‘The’ Future ”‘Expect the unexpected’ says the …

: Outrage at video showing child who was maced by police at Seattle protest … and the guy who …

: Norway suspends virus-tracing app due to privacy concerns Well at least some countries still care.

: It’s June 16th, so …. Happy Bloomsday

: Speaking on behalf of my STUPID STUPID country … might I apologize to all Kiwis … …

: And 8 million confirmed cases in the world passes by with barely a comment - i seem to recall a …

: UK economy shrinks 20% in a month to fall back to 2002 level That’s nearly 20 years of growth.

: i wish them all well … I really do. - but not sure they wish themselves well.

: April 28th - 6 ‘red’ states June 16th - EIGHTEEN. And remember when HI was at exactly …

: How Google Docs became the social media of the resistance. … the word ’blog’ is nowhere in …

: 🎵 Robin Rendle ・ Remember My Song reminded me of Labi Siffre today. I liked him at his peak. Turns …

: The Inglehart–Welzel Cultural Map. via Stowe Boyd

: Sweet. Buy One Here

: GitHub is going to get rid of the concept of master for repositories because it’s a reference …

: In London skirmishes, suspected far-right protester is rescued. Uplifting news in these dark times.

: Jonathan Pie Might Not Be a Household Name in America, but His Take on Social Unrest Proves He …

: ‘Thanks For Subscribing’ Newsletter An interesting little newsletter that writes about …

: 🎵 It’s doing the rounds. It just tickled me.

: 🎵 “I only want to be with you” … 50% of the songs were “ I … ” and finally in the final there …

: ”I know I believe in nothing but it is my nothing.” 🎵 💬 MSP

: Largest union federation in the US demands apology from Mark Zuckerberg over new software feature …

: Mohammed Ali being interviewed my Michael Parkinson on the BBC 1971. A short monologue on White …

: Here’s hoping that the new ‘New World’ ends up better than the last ‘New World’.

: The Professor seems to be all over the place in this one and yet .. who am I to make such a …

: Many new fonts are available through Apple’s ‘iWork' apps. If you choose a new template with a …

: I disagree with Gerd a little too much fo my own good … but heh ho … case in point Basic …

: “With the Federal Reserve having thrown trillions of dollars into the economy, many people ask …

: Guys, I Think My Dad’s Antifa It’s on Medium … I don’t know why, but I make an …

: So Amazon is withholding their facial technology back from the authorities for one year. ) it wasn’t …

: Facebook Censored an Account Copying Trump’s Words for Inciting Violence. ‘Quel surprise’

: ”The rally is on June 19, the day African Americans celebrate the end of slavery. It takes place in …

: ”If you want to end war and stuff you got to sing loud. I’ve been singing this song for …

: This week’s newsletter was a little bit about how to get around roadblocks. Of course - …

: Apparently there might be a second wave. Apparently there’s still unemployment … and more …

: 5 smart ways to grow your email list. Another email list oriented link. You can guess what I am …

: Trump ‘drifted away’ from constitution, says ex-military chief Colin Powell. Drifted …

: The Tech Powering the Morning Brew Machine. - it’s on Medium. Sorry. I managed to read it on …

: Why Restaurants Are Fed Up With Apps. They are? I am! They are despicable! .. worse than Uber!

: 🎶 Prog Rock … Symphonic Rock … Symphonic Pop … Power Pop … the genre …

: Jason Fried eleven years ago, riffing on how Basecamp was worth $100 billion. Something I am writing …

: Nascar Drivers?

: Doc Searls recently wrote that ‘cookies’ are essentially ‘worms’. ‘Cookies’. Warm, friendly, …

: ZoomInfo Duo Become Billionaires With Stock Doubling Since IPO. We know why … right?

: I am still very pissed off about this. … and still don’t know whether to call them on it.

: Gaping Void - back in 2007 talking Cluetrain … ”Cluetrain is the most important book about the …

: Quibi reportedly considers layoffs for 10% of staff after poor launch. Interesting news … …

: Riots or Uprising? If this Turmoil were in Iran, Trump would be Cheering on Arsonists and Dreaming …

: “This country was built on unconscious racism. We have to consciously decide to take it into …

: Why Do So Many People Outside The U.S. Care So Much About What’s Going On Inside The U.S. Right Now?

: Must have missed Solis joining Salesforce full time …. Digital transformation: Inventing the …

: “As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the …

: The new normal - just as Wall Street hits more new highs … [the US officially enters the …

: Satellite image updates sometimes seem to be years behind reality - so I have to think that Apple …

: Analyst thinks Apple should acquire DuckDuckGo. Now that is the first ‘Apple should buy ….’ …

: iPhone 7 User Attempts to Sue Apple for $2 Trillion, Here’s Why There is no 💊 for stupidity.

: ”Dear Boston Globe. I can’t read this article because of the paywall. You say I can subscribe for $1 …

: Simplicity. “programmers keep wanting to solve the same problems over and over.” Dave Winer …

: ”A pandemic killing tens of thousands, a collapsing economy and police officers rioting in the …

: Seriously? THAT’S where you dropped the keys?

: Daring Fireball: Zoom, Still Shitting the Bed The @gruber take is so spot on. People First !!!!

: Right tit. Dave Winer trying time be clever? Funny? Either way I’m guessing that he is probably …

: ”As news start to go direct by posting their thoughts to their blogs, Twitter, and Facebook pages, a …

: When will the headlines read ‘hundreds of thousands of people’ around the world … I means …

: Words To Live By.

: Charlie Chaplin really understood the future.

: ‘Letter From America’ … it ran from 1946 to 2004 - I wonder what Alastair Cooke would make of it all …

: Trump’s Twitter account appears as the top result when users search the word …

: So big you can see it from Space!

: Scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook CEO to curb misinformation. But that …

: Activists create public online spreadsheet of police violence videos. In case you are wondering - …

: Mean Half Time To Infection Questions we should all ask our public officials; What is the Mean …

: 57 Buffalo officers resign from special squad over suspension of 75-year-old man to ground; DA …

: ”Repeat customers Earl. I’ll stick it to them next time.” Matthew McConaughey

: Well Now … More information to come ….

: Dear NFL I don’t believe you. Why should I?

: Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First.

: Emotions run high as anti-lynching bill stalls in Senate What to do about Rand Paul? What to do …

: Anyone else fed up with the barrage of emails letting me know that they ‘stand with …. etc’ …

: 🎶 🎬 Watching the Cash / Nixon documentary … not the movie … the documentary. Watch it.

: 🎶 Interesting to watch the South Bank Show reporting on the making of Peter Gabriel’s 4th album - …

: Vallejo police kill unarmed 22-year-old, who was on his knees with his hands up. This is June 4th, …

: I like Abyss, simple, easy, does what it says on the tin. But the developer never - ever responds. …

: Crap Murkowski calls Mattis’s rebuke of Trump true as many Republicans distance themselves from the …

: No Kellyanne Conway defending our dear leader? Maybe George has her locked up in the basement? DOH …

: Pointcast I remember Pointcast. It was so popular that businesses used to block it from their …

: 🎵 Poolside FM get your retro 90s on with some smooth beats and awesome graphics.

: Articles, Essays, Posts - been thinking about those words and what makes each one what it is - and …

: Why renewables can’t save the planet - Michael Shellenberger - TEDxDanubia … seen it? make sense?

: Have I missed Republican Senators speaking out against Trump’s actions? Thought not.

: ” …. despite Trump’s rhetoric, he’ll never actually invoke the Insurrection Act, which would …

: ”Nazi Germany was born from the weakness of the Weimar Republic.” 💬 Tom Evslin Read More

: Episode 2 of PeopleCast is LIVE. (Well, kind of.) Would very much welcome feedback on this first …

: Episode 1 of PeopleCast is LIVE. (Well, kind of.) Would very much welcome feedback on this first …

: Time to come out from under my rock. The Vivaldi Web Browser? Started in 2016? By the founder of …

: From one of my Dear Readers on the crap that is Social Media … ”If Einstein were alive he might …

: I think Obama and Brittany have the same interior decorator .. right down to the same cabinet maker!

: Photographer : Martha Raddatz (News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent for ABC)

: AAHH Yes … The DHS Is Working to Access 300 Million More Facial Recognition Photos … …

: China and India Brawl at 14,000 Feet Along the Border. Read that in light of this.. China thinks the …

: They have a point .. but the US position is often do as we say - not as we do.

: 🎵 I forget sometimes that Robert and Toyah are married. This is a fun reminder. Here’s the …

: All good in the world. Nothing to worry about. Move along now, nothing to see here.

: I’m Confused …. The BBC ”The UK Gov scientific advisers believe chances of dying from COVID are …

: We can only wish - right ?

: We were so close …

: 🎵 Time To Listen To ‘In Abstentia’ AGAIN.

: **Dear Trip Advisor ** Seriously? We live in 2020! “Your e-mail address xxx@xxx.com has been …

: Biden’s in one of the best positions for any challenger since scientific polling began. ”Poll …

: Here’s the problem with using the ballot box for change … you can only vote for people on the …

: “In 1965, Robert Novak wrote a book called ‘The Agony of the GOP, 1964’ - about Goldwater’s …

: ”With Trump, there is no such thing as rock bottom. So, assume the worst is yet to come.” 💬 George …

: Facebook employees are revolting because Zuckerberg’s stance on Trump is revolting. Leaked posts …

: 🎵 Sometimes you forget how good old songs are. And then BOOM. Like Here.

: Trying to explain something to someone who doesn’t understand the words and concepts being used to …

: Why Do Food Delivery Companies Lose Money? I don’t care about them. I care about the people …

: Tory poll lead collapses as voters say Cummings should go. G O O D

: It’s Hard to Believe But Maybe Trump Neither Understands the Law Nor Has Thought This Twitter Thing …

: Israeli police shoot dead ‘unarmed’ Palestinian man in Jerusalem … watch the …

: I’m old enough to remember getting up to watch the Apollo moon landing … to watch the Space …

: Restaurants are barely surviving. Delivery apps will kill them. Touched on this before. …

: Value Your Dreams

: Bye Bye iMore

: Now there’s an interesting juxtaposition of news headlines.

: A steady change ongoing over at my blot site. Any piece of writing has to fit into one folder … any …

: Oh good grief. take 1 - gah … repeat take 2 - gah … repeat take 3 - gah … repeat take …

: My DAYONE subscription just renewed … so new resolution … start to use it!

: Joe Biden Focuses On George Floyd Protests At Fundraiser. I’ve never grokked why Klobuchar is …

: Conservative group fighting to restrict voting tied to powerful dark money network. If you are …

: 🎵 Wait What? Well - yes - sadly true. It has been delayed. Meanwhile - you too can join in the remix …

: People First! Forget People You Forget Everything

: Opposites By Changing One Letter

: 54 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Our World Super simple graphic contained within … this is the …

: Tick Tock. Tick Tock. Over an hour since four posts, this is the fifth, went into the stream - and …

: All 4 officers involved in Floyd death have invoked their Fifth Amendment right I’m not a …

: A company called Zoom Technologies is surging because people think it’s Zoom Video …

: How Some Countries Brought New Coronavirus Cases Down To Nearly Zero.

: “Not sure how long I’m going to be doing this. " Jay Rosen Can’t say I blame him, …

: Apple Engineer Jordyn Castor on ‘Mission Unstoppable’ Via @gruber … blind since …

: I wonder how many readers iMore have that need help to work out how to send email from the Mail app …

: Apparently Bose are tracking what you listen to through their wireless headphones … and then …

: Wiki like features built right into Drafts. Oh my.

: I’m using Abyss and find it really good. Just discovered ‘Keep’. Did I make the right choice? On the …

: Innovation

: You see Cummings, this is how it is meant to be! [Dutch leader didn’t visit dying mother for weeks …

: A renewed love of print newspapers because of COVID-19. In these times of COVID you decide to start …

: Anker just launched a $100 Lightning cable. It sure does look pretty - but $100?

: I guess everything is fixed …

: The Rules For MicroBlogBookery Were Definitely one from each of ‘the John’s’ PLUS …

: 388 Episodes !! Cleared. Obviously I haven’t been listening to podcasts during lockdown!

: via David Frier …

: What if we called cookies “worms”? “Leading publishers cut out the middle creep to go direct with …

: A lot of people think Bill Gates is plotting to inject a tracker via COVID vaccine It’s a …

: Is Shopify on the right path? Are they being forced into a space that they do not want to go? All …

: Hertz paid top executives $16 million in bonuses ahead of its bankruptcy filing. Of course they did.

: No ambiguity there!

: Zenfolio just had a big CX moment. It happens to the best of us.

: Good idea or bad idea? Seems a neat idea and then my mind drifted to those ‘no name know nothing …

: PM says ‘people should make up own minds’ on Dominic Cummings. We have BoJo, we have. It …

: Here’s What Each State Is Binge Watching During Quarantine. The source is cabletv.com - so I …

: No, Protests Are Not a ‘Class Struggle’. … there isn’t a single part of this that …

: A Confederacy of Dunces … John Kennedy Toole  How could I resist adding a never to be …

: Dr. Birx’s Covid-19 advice on what US needs to do next. There is “clear scientific …

: “Responsibly and Legally” .. two words used by BoJo to describe the actions of the Grim Reaper - who …

: It’s a tweet The interesting thing is that it describes how easy it is to make a website — and …

: Crumbs for the Hungry but Windfalls for the Rich. File in the ‘yes we know’ bucket. Cross Reference …

: Waterland … Graham Swift  It’s hard to choose which Swift. But I did it. On The Map 6 …

: ”Will a spider rebuild its web (if destroyed by nature) in exactly the same place? No. It will …

: Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection.) $17Billion in debt? Yet another …

: Boris Johnson′s top aide slammed for breaking lockdown rules Cummings resign? Not going to happen. …

: “I salute Audible for continuing not to call them ‘podcasts’ — if you can’t listen …

: Ben T back on Daring Fireball … again. You would have thought that they had something to …

: I have just gone back and added On The Map to all my past week’s 📚#mbmay entries. At a stroke …

: On the Spotify-Joe Rogan Deal and the Coming Death of Independent Podcasting. An intelligent summary …

: The Gormenghast Trilogy … Mervyn Peake  If you are one of those people that enjoy the sagas …

: 📚 I’ve mentioned a couple of times before how 4 of my favorite writers are called John. That …

: The Constant Gardener … John le Carré  So much more than the cold war spy stories that he is …

: Until I Find You … John Irving  Yes - it’s a John Irving novel, so bears and wrestling …

: A question of definition. I am currently playing ‘Monument 2’. The last game I played was …

: The best thing about Rogan moving to Spotty is that he will no longer feature in my recommended …

: If I have a business that mandates mask wearing then if you don’t wear a mask - you don’t get to go …

: It’s a ‘Sound’ update! Convocast : 6 ✅ BUNKER-19 : 4 ✅ Snickelcast : 9 ✅ Snickelcast : 10 ✅ OK …

: 🎵 He’s Angry. He’s ALWAYS been Angry. And that’s ok. There’s good reason for …

: I don’t really write fiction. At least fiction that sees the light of day …. The Letter is an …

: Just in case we forget.

: If you like puzzles you should watch this. If you like watching someone solve problems you should …

: BUNKER-19 continues - but Episode 4 had to go up to YouTube - too big to hangout in Micro.Blog The …

: BUNKER-19 - Episode 4  The Letter (YouTube)   [The Published …

: This week’s newsletter just went live. Coincidentally in the week of Micro Blog Book …

: Remember the anti vaccine crowd? It got so bad that even Penn and Teller came out with a video to …

: Grapes of Wrath … John Steinbeck  … or should I have chosen East of Eden? Probably - …

: Daniel Martin … John Fowles  Top of any book list in my book(sic), Fowles has been my number …

: What’s next for journalists? Such a great, positive, uplifting read - maybe there is hope!

: Work-Life Balance ... The Unsolvable Equation

: I had never heard of Frank Ramsey until today - and now I feel as if I have known him all my life. …

: Can anyone explain to me why you would use Wix for a website?

: … and down goes JCPENNY - another retailer with yet another ‘activist’ investor …

: A quote for the times of COVID “All human plans are subject to ruthless revision by Nature, or …

: Apple’s Accessibility Page “The true value of a device isn’t measured by how powerful …

: DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools When’s the election …

: Facebook to Buy Giphy for $400 Million ”Of course Giphy is going to retain its own brand. If they …

: Contrary to Fox’s ‘reopen the country’ rhetoric, Fox News offices will remain …

: Sen. Richard Burr stepping aside as Intelligence Committee chair amid FBI investigation of his stock …

: ”I’ve started - so I’ll finish.“ 💬 Bamber Gascoigne I do so wish I had that discipline.

: Where COVID-19 is Rising and Falling Around the World. Would love to see this same chart comp with …

: Americans highly resistant to participating in a contact tracing program. - which will lead to more …

: The Car Is Staging a Comeback, Spurring Oil’s Recovery. It’s staging a comeback because people going …

: New Rules for our times. For any take away / to-go food I will either pick it up myself or have the …

: Two Minutes and Thirty Eight Seconds of Truth and Honesty … who can’t relate in these times?

: Who will iron out the irony of a non iron suit for ‘Iron Man’.

: Currency is Trust At Scale It’s a good way of putting it … probably because it is.

: How Skype lost its crown to Zoom. Remember Yammer? Skype went the same direction.

: O M G …. PRICELESS .. it even ends on MasterCard!  

: You don’t often see BoJo on his back foot. He’s still not looking in tip-top condition - but I …

: Why the Unemployment Rate Isn’t Tanking the Stock Market … as I have written before, Wall …

: The Fourth Great Unlock Scott Galloway thinks he has identified the ‘fourth great …

: Toward a New Normal Dana Blankenhorn describes the cloud. It has a silver lining - but the silver …

: Why climate change is a pandemic in slow motion (and what that can teach us) The …

: The business problems only customers can solve. Doc Searls putting a new spin on his old message. …

: Trump wants America to ‘normalize’ coronavirus deaths. It’s the media’s job not to play along. …

: A High Tech Dystopia - coming to a city near you!

: “We feel this way not because we want Trump to lose in November, but because we don’t want …

: The Five stages of Zoom Number Five : ‘You finally accept that Zoom is great if you use it for …

: What Happened to Val Kilmer? He’s Just Starting to Figure It Out. A sad - and yet uplifting story

: Can’t recall if I shared this before - but I’d rather share it twice than not at all Soooo funny …

: Struck how in Retail the venerable brands are the vulnerable brands.

: Governor Gavin Newsom signs executive order to send every Californian a mail-in ballot in November. …

: The Streets

: Truth

: Wisdom

: Trying to work out the break even point for countless double AA batteries against the price of a new …

: Daring Fireball: Dithering Has anybody subscribed? What thoughts in this approach?

: XKCD on ‘Error Types’ - put a smile on my face after my outrage.

: Trump administration buries detailed CDC advice on reopening I think it is incumbent on every person …

: Thinking aloud … emojis like … 🎶 or 📚 as categories … // @manton @simonwoods …

: ‘Needless Markup’ rams home that life is different.

: When the going gets tough … well, just move somewhere else. Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs …

: US Nasdaq index recovers all of 2020’s losses triggered by Covid-19 Nexflix up 32%, Amazon up …

: GAWD - only just remembered that Micro Challenge Sprints have already started! So that’s this weeks …

: On the one hand there’s this: Coronavirus In Ecuador: Families Are Left To Search For Their …

: FCC orders Sinclair to pay $48 million fine related to its failed merger with Tribune. Wait Pai …

: ”Trump claims to be a “genius,” even though he apparently can’t spell, can’t punctuate, can’t do …

: Shakes fist at sky. Personally, I’d wave my cane … but otherwise we’re on the …

: US Charges Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro With Drug Trafficking Along side of this story …

: 🎶 Florian Schneider, Kraftwerk co-founder, dies aged 73. “Wir fahren fahren fahren auf der …

: When Joho does a good one - he does a good one …. ✍️The law of unintended consequences

: Irish government confirms it will use de-centralized contact tracing model. … are you …

: Restoring the Economy Is The Last Thing We Want. ”The sooner and more completely we restore the old …

: The GOP’s Anti-American Animus “Anti-American” might sound strange. This is, after all, the …

: Australian PM Scott Morrison: coronavirus most likely originated in Wuhan market That was a very …

: Washington Post Poll: ‘Americans Widely Oppose Reopening Most Businesses, Despite Easing of …

: Jesse Ventura Could Pose a Greater Threat Than Biden or the Democrats Believe. Jesse Ventura? They …

: ".. it’s notable that tech doesn’t do awards for innovation and good works beyond IPOs, i.e. …

: White House coronavirus task force to be wound down around Memorial Day. Goodness America is so …

: Normal There is a lot of noise about getting ‘back to normal’. But that ain’t going to happen. …

: ‘Word’  

: The pandemic isn’t making ageism worse. It’s exposing it—and that’s a good thing.

: David Axelrod and David Plouffe: What Biden Needs to Do to Beat Trump. Fifty years since his first …

: I see RR Live has introduced comp tags for states that have never sheltered and reopened … …

: California is seen as a leading light in the fight against COVID - but do some underlying figures suggest a deeper truth?

: View4 … thinking … anyone tried it?

: The recent update to Cleanshot (part of the SetApp world) is terrific.

: The Age of Ignorance … it’ll be the death of us.

: Just revisiting the Google Rant .. all this time later, does it still hold?

: Reference - if you are using Blue Yeti Side note - using keeps getting spell checked to suing - …

: Seen two separate references in the wilds of the blogosphere to this graphic in the last three days …

: “Trump doesn’t wear a mask because his spray tan would come off on it when he’d take it off to …

: 🎵 I am often accused of using dated musical references in my writings. (You know who that is ‘R’) …

: Perspective

: Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name baby son Wilfred. ‘Willie Johnson’ … what …

: The Great Realisation Not much else to say is there?

: And so farewell Automatic.

: A Lesson For Our Time

: Bit by bit I have been ‘unfavoriting’ old posts. They aren’t useful since they …

: Trump is unravelling – even his supporters can’t ignore it now. Yes they can. They do. All the …

: Trudie Styler: ‘We have to get used to feeling uncomfortable’ I’m not sure Trudie …

: Ooh ooh ooh “How do they explain to the American people why the Republican White House and …

: Exploring why are we so tired using the framework of the unknown

: Amsterdam to embrace ‘doughnut’ model to mend post-coronavirus economy. Adding a new …

: “Sympathy is often difficult and soon becomes hollow if one feels no pain oneself.” Sophie …

: Back at the beginning of March I published a short post on Garbage Language - original article here. …

: Trump has played the media like a puppet. We’re getting better, history will not judge us kindly. …

: The Roam Cult Me? I’m still on the ‘let me in’ part of the list. Anyone else care …

: ‘No Consequences for Negligence That Kills’: McConnell Wants Corporate Immunity From …

: Amazon says it’s a victim of Trump admin’s ‘personal vendetta’ after landing on counterfeit list. Oh …

: Half(!) of Americans say it’s hard to separate coronavirus facts from fiction. .. that few?

: Asking for a friend … Share a link from something like Fiery Feeds you get title and URL …

: New York Post Publisher Tells Staff That Business Is ‘Drastically Destroyed’ by Coronavirus, …

: Amazon used a China firm on U.S. blacklist for thermal cameras to monitor workers for COVID-19 …

: Finally got this post behaving as it should. It shouldn’t be this hard.

: Larry Summers?

: This week I celebrate the 50th edition of my newsletter. It includes a quote from Zeno, lyrics from …

: 75% of the USA’s Red States are in the Midwest.

: does the post id number that you see in micro blog mean anything - e.g. is it a chronological …

: I’ve tried. This doesn’t work - if you are trying to stop google doing its usual shenanigans. You …

: Milestones hit. Wonder how quick the next ones will pass by.

: Frum explains … Why Mitch McConnell Wants States to Go Bankrupt. ”A state bankruptcy process would …

: Data is the new oil, soil, water … written about this before - my take? **Data Is Energy. ** …

: The Numbers Behind Social Distancing. NYC v CA as a comp to explain the calculations … so you …

: Here’s a thought as the USA pushes to ‘open, Rough figures mind you Globally of all the …

: It’s rampant : 32 millionaire CEOs who scooped up taxpayer money meant for struggling small …

: So much for entitled millennials – it’s billionaires such as Richard Branson who are begging for …

: ”As an American, I should be VERY insulted by this… if it weren’t true.” one of the …

: The MarTech 5000…I mean 8000… is Updated and I Have Thoughts. IMHO Constellation …

: Doc Searls riffs on a post of his from 25 years ago This is that post I don’t think it has all …

: A request to the Apple gods. Let us control how our phones display landscape or portrait when in a …

: Radio Garden OMG … so good … so clever. Thanks to Doc Searls for the link.

: Coronavirus has already killed more British people than the Blitz. I can’t speak for the reality of …

: Senate to Focus on Judicial Confirmations Once Chamber Returns in May. I mean it’s important to get …

: Microsoft Word Now Flags Two Spaces After a Period as an Error ”Wake me up when Word starts …

: ” “It can’t happen here” is an enduring refrain in American culture, a reflection of the idea …

: British soldiers to get insect repellant as Covid-19 protection. No words. At a loss.

: Dear America You know what you need to do. Or just stay isolated. The choice is yours. The G7 and …

: When should you rotate your phone to landscape to make a video? maybe on this one?

: Ruth’s Chris returns $20 million. Indeed they did - but it wasn’t voluntarily. SCUM.

: Ronan O’Rahilly: pirate radio’s godfather made a sea change in British pop. For someone …

: THE United Network Command for Law and Enforcement

: American billionaires are $280 billion richer since COVID-19 Seems it’s working for them - what’s …

: It’s on Medium and funny as hell. What do you expect from Dave Pell? Shiny, Happy, People in …

: This is not good (PDF) will read in more detail and revisit.

: Dear NZ I know Rod is a local hero - but when I read. ”… allowing rich foreigners to buy …

: Asking for a friend.

: Calling @AndySylvester - and others that are interested in the world of Co-Ops - the Open Coop have …

: Just an idle question that I float into the ether. Apple supports both .pkg AND .dmg files for …

: Why someone thinking about the future of media published to Medium is beyond me. What will a …

: ‘‘We’re only down 15% from the all-time high of Feb. 19… it seems to me the world is more …

: Whu Woh Oil prices dip below zero as producers forced to pay to dispose of excess.

: ✅ BUNKER-19 Episodes categorized Now we wait for the system to catch up. Only three so far. If the …

: BUNKER-19 - Episode 3    … if you can call them episodes.  The BUNKER-19 Archives

: The Devastating Decline of a Brilliant Young Coder. I wonder if there’s something about coding …

: Via @gruber .. a different way to look at the data.

: Now there’s an upside for the future; ”No middle seats: The International Air Transport …

: Stumbled across this … and though his words flowed - never once did he wave a cane …

: So good to hear somebody thoughtful talking

: Here’s Paul Singer again : Man who warned of the coronavirus crisis months ago says ‘gut’ …

: You know it’s a new world if Drudge and Trump are having a spat. Conservative news mogul Matt Drudge …

: ”This is COVID 19 folks .. not Covid 1 …” Good Grief

: ”Because nothing says ‘no surrender’ like the Confederate Flag.” Stephen Colbert

: ”The only investment strategy, portfolio, or retirement planning any person needs is the following: …

: It is clear that some users broadcast into MB but never visit here. Result - any comments/questions …

: A while back someone in the community mentioned the new templates in Keynote. All good - but have …

: The big news over in New Zealand is that there are now more people that have recovered than there …

: UK Border Force told US woman to go home because visit was ‘non essential’. Right? …

: R.I.P. Wunderlist

: Social distancing may become the new normal when society reopens. Physical Distancing … not …

: RIP John Conway A superb tribute from XKCD.

: What goes around comes around. Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron (ca. 1353). ”… a …

: I really should unsubscribe from Gotham Girl … but I don’t. I guess it’s my ‘Bachelor’ or …

: It’s curious to hear the argument - from intelligent people - that the lockdown strategies aren’t …

: I mentioned Palast in some dialogues yesterday - here he is in Salon .. Investigative reporter Greg …

: I wonder if they thought about this …

: Call it a Public Service. How private equity is using the pandemic to extort taxpayers. America …

: Eamonn Holmes under the hammer as daytime TV’s fiercest sleuth goes rogue. I linked to this …

: COBOL, Programming, and Coding ”There are a lot of self-described coders out there who couldn’t …

: Solving the wrong problem really well. The financial markets are rallying because they can feel that …

: You Can't Make This Up

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: Eamonn Holmes criticised for giving credence to Covid-19 5G conspiracy theory. O.F.F.S. Criticized? …

: ”May we who are merely inconvenienced remember those whose lives are at stake. The Whole Poem by …

: Forget everything you know.

: Seriously - after using Feedbin for MONTHS - I have only just discovered how easy it is to add …

: John Conway Dies From Coronavirus my second R.I.P today.

: Why don’t they just walk out? Rosen has written about this before … and I do not get why the …

: The Authoritarian Trade-Off It’s what we keep reading about - but nicely packaged.

: R.I.P. Tim.

: White House rejects bailout for Postal Service battered by coronavirus. The White House Strategy is …

: Old news … but really? “Larry Ellison told Trump about malaria drug coronavirus treatment.” …

: Welcome to The Great Reset. ”And societally, we are rapidly turning into Amazon-ordering, …

: My friend Ed Kressy’s book is available for pre order - and right now you can pick up the …

: Dear Boris, Imagine how everybody suffering from COVID-19 … could fight back if they had two …

: Sometimes Twitter does deliver such truths.

: Event Observation 2 When you live in one place attend an event the other side of the world, your …

: Event Observation 1 In the physical world there are a lot of costs in running an event. As those …

: 60 - All this Dr. Drang on COBOL … you can’t disagree.

: ”Amazon has “essentially become infrastructure,” Sally Hubbard Hubbard is a director at …

: US’s global reputation hits rock-bottom over Trump’s coronavirus response. I bet it …

: A grocery store owner’s account of serving desperate clients in New Orleans amid coronavirus. Gut …

: One for my quote collection: Michael Steele: Don’t Be ‘Stuck On Stupid’

: Trump Org pleads with Palm Beach County for help with their $88,338 golf course rent. I don’t see …

: Boris Johnson’s darkest hour: one week that shook the nation. ”For a time, the prime minister’s …

: Can the FBI Be Trusted with the Surveillance of Americans? Ummm - let me thi… HELL NO

: San Francisco Landmark City Lights Bookstore Raises $400k. … closure no longer on the …

: Good News: This is the Last Viral Pandemic That’s the headline. It concludes … ”We don’t …

: We Need A Massive Surveillance Program ”But warning people about these dangers today is like being …

: Instacart shoppers cheating workers by falsely offering big tips. Just when you think humanity …

: I wonder if he knows?

: French police turn back private jet of holidaymakers from UK The question is what was anyone …

: Everything Is Awful. So Why Is the Stock Market Booming? BECAUSE ”Investors are betting that …

: RNC launches digital ads praising Trump on coronavirus.) Of course they are.

: Does anybody about to appear on the national news via Skype …. SKYPE for gawds sake … …

: I’m thinking canonization. No less. PS - this post is not related to this post - even though they …

: When it’s all over and they make the movie - I hope Chris Walken gets to play Cuomo.

: Post it. Yup. Posted. Not on the timeline. Not on the website. ‘Lo’ - there it is in Mars Edit - …

: BUNKER-19 - An Experiment For Our Times The BUNKER-19 Archives

: In case you were wondering how a virus transmits.

: Now I remember why I deleted kindle off my phone that friggin - captcha that you can NEVER get …

: Blog Search Engine History makes for a good read from today’s ‘Tedium’. Kind of a …

: Introducing one of my best friends in the world. Sorry the video is small post some cropping. Hope …

: Dear Farmers Insurance, I do truly appreciate a 25% refund on my Auto Insurance fees for April - BUT …

: Recurring articles, analysis and opinion - country by country - are stating that deaths are likely …

: ”Karma. It’s a bitch.” Don’t know who said it, but I think finally people are getting it.

: You know what I know. No added value can be provided at this time.

: Having highlighted the issue about needing quiet when producing convo/micro/snickel/pod … …

: Travels Without Charlie - Episode 1 - Kevin It’s a series of stories that are part of People …

: BUNKER-19 - An Experiment For Our Times IF they continue … they will get better!    The …

: Convocast 4 is available, a little later than would be good manners - but FINALLY. The Convocast is …

: 🎵 Why I was searching for this will become clearer in a future series I am thinking about - in the …

: 1 Password Banner on their web site : COVID-19 Response: Removing trial limits to help businesses …

: Revisiting subscriptions (closing some out - pulling in others) and I thought - let’s take a closer …

: ‘I know what’s at stake’: can Biden win over skeptical Sanders supporters Here’s an improved …

: Raab ‘confident’ prime minister will recover. “he’ll pull through because …

: I’m a black man in America. Entering a shop with a face mask might get me killed. I’ve …

: I went for a job interview today. The interviewer asked me, “What’s your biggest weakness?” I said, …

: PHEW - FINALLY Every single entry that was in my ‘DRAFTS' app is now either published somewhere …

: Call it a public service : The world’s oldest .com domain is now a museum of internet history. Oh, …

: BoJo in intensive care. Wonder if he will emerge with more compassion, understanding, caring and if …

: In October 2018 Cringely predicted that ‘Redhat would take over IBM'. He wasn’t QUITE right, but as …

: The Plan Is to Save Capital and Let the People Die Things we know - but when highlighted in such a …

: Millions in US at risk of ‘water shutoffs’ amid layoffs triggered by pandemic - …

: Is this what this was about? Techstartups looks like a pile of auto generated crud, says it is based …

: If you are from, live in or love Hawaii - you might just enjoy Pono Shim talking about the meaning …

: Consent and Information Sharing - Kantara Initiative Parking for future reference

: At Last, Someone is Suing Fox “News” for Journalistic Malpractice in Misguiding People over …

: If you start with this Forbes piece: Inside Khan Academy’s Emergency Plan To Educate America’s …

: Capitalism’s Triple Crisis ”Despite US taxpayers’ significant public investment in vaccine …

: The sign is clear - ‘please leave your resusable bags into the store’. So why are 80% of the people …

: People are catching on.

: ”Why Do Middle Aged Men In Lycra (MAMIL) Believe They Are A Special Case? Good Question

: Philip Green asks for taxpayer support to prop up Arcadia. The gall of the man knows no bounds.

: Property owner waives rent for 65 retail tenants in Half Moon Bay. Great news … but learning …

: 3.5 million workers likely lost their employer-provided health insurance in the past two weeks. It’s …

: Coronavirus UK death toll: why what we think we know is wrong. Uh oh … hadn’t looked at it …

: Keir Starmer poised to be announced new Labour leader. ”… plans to transform Labour party …

: NHS worker quit when she was stopped from wearing face mask. Filed in the bucket of ‘Whaaaaaaa?’

: 4 months ago: HK DoJ asks High Court to suspend ruling that anti-mask law is unconstitutional. Where …

: The Trump administration won’t re-open enrollment for Healthcare.gov and the Affordable Care …

: ”The Trump administration decided to end a $200m early warning program designed to alert it to …

: Which states have done the least to contain coronavirus? Guess what Geography they sit in.

: Truth Teller ”The lies continue to be rewarded and the truth tellers (like the USS Roosevelt …

: Filing for Posterity ”in three recessions over the last 30 years, 88 percent of job loss took place …

: Travis Kalanick is exiting his Uber holdings very quickly .. this is an old ( 3 1/2 months) article …

: Essential reading for anyone in the strategy game.

: RIP ‘On This Day’ Long Live ‘Roughly On This Day’

: Not to embarrass ‘young startup ventures’ - no need to - they have embarrassed themselves … The …

: I know. I know. I know that ‘this too will pass’. now be quiet.

: House Party, Hangout and Zoom all detailed by the show’s guest as great ways for you to communicate …

: The convocast series that @andysylvester and I have been doing strikes me as the podcast version of …

: I still like this exchange.

: Hobby Lobby Defies Stay-at-Home Orders by Reopening Some Stores. The people, the authorities, the …

: Lots of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian ships are registered in countries like the Bahamas …

: I think I just heard Bernie say “The champagne is very very different to what I have experienced …

: Random Walk - Math of Random Walks - Unsolved Math Problems Actually ‘solved’. ”The researchers …

: Remember those kids that we used to complain about? How there was an entire generation that were …

: Democrats fear court sabotage if Congress is allowed to vote remotely. Not exactly a Catch 22 …

: If anyone at home in these times say they have ‘nothing to do’ … they aren’t taking washing, …

: We all know it - but interesting none the less. Trump’s quotes on covid-19 show how his response has …

: A question for the Blot cognoscenti. Is there an easy way that when you see a page rendering on your …

: Instructions for the times of COVID-19

: I see conference after conference moving from physical to online. What I don’t see is a reduction in …

: Apple’s iOS 14 May Turn iCloud Keychain Into a True 1Password and LastPass Competitor. Making …

: Two thoughts on reading that only $5,179 was earned last week at the United States box office. Who …

: Virus crisis gives US abortion opponents an opening. Seriously? The fact that they are even thinking …

: Iran Covid Deaths Rival US as Trump Blockade blocks Medical Supplies and Europe Defies Washington …

: Practice ‘physical distancing’ not ‘social distancing’.

: We live in an age of transparency - just don’t speak to truth or you will be fired.

: It’s weird not posting a ‘count to 30’ post today.

: GOP goes down in flames for ‘astonishingly stupid’ attempt to blame outbreak on impeachment. Well - …

: Russia’s top coronavirus doctor tests positive for COVID-19 after shaking hands with Putin. Whuh …

: Amazon fires New York worker who led strike over coronavirus concerns. Cue Pete Seeger

: A barrel of oil is now cheaper than a pint of beer in Canada Via Dave Pell

: ”The model the White House is now using to predict the virus’s spread assumes guidelines for …

: Holy Crap. We are DOOMED

: Trump promised a coronavirus site built by Google — but then Jared Kushner’s former firm got …

: The Defence We Have Is Simple

: ”The defence we have is simple. A chain. A ‘chain of space’. And like any chain, it is as strong as …

: Not Just the End of IT, the End of IT Contractors. ”The bail-out legislation doesn’t address this …

: Saying Quiet Part Very Loud, Trump Admits “You’d Never Have a Republican Elected in This …

: Crowds gather on Manhattan’s west side to watch arrival of USNS Comfort Filed in the ‘you …

: THIRTY ONE Well - that was fun. These are all the pictures I used in the 30 day challenge and of …

: What The Virus Said Robert Hurley | Lundi Matin | 27th March 2020 Via ‘The Browser’ who …

: Not sure i like the system font on MB … or maybe it is because I haven’t got used to it yet. …

: OK - giving up again - for now - just cannot get my css to change how replies are appearing on a …

: 17

: Donald Trump refuses to pay security bill for Harry and Meghan. Well of course not - did somebody …

: Are We Prepared for COVID-19 Hitting the Southern Hemisphere? ”If you’re a sociopath, maybe you …

: Disunited states of America: responses to coronavirus shaped by hyper-partisan politics. ”The …

: US awol from world stage as China tries on global leadership for size. ”… planes full of …

: THIRTY   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: TWENTY NINE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Jared Kushner is as good at handling pandemics as he is at bringing peace to the Middle East. Unless …

: Interesting juxtaposition of two stories in my feeds today.

: Russia calls U.S. sanctions on Venezuela a ‘tool of genocide’ amid epidemic. Well. Yes. …

: The sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden, explained. Well, we knew it would happen.

: Pastor dies from COVID-19 — after claiming coronavirus was a ‘mark of the beast’ conspiracy. …

: Trump refuses to invite Speaker Pelosi to coronavirus bill signing after she delivers the votes for …

: Deborah Birx’s praise of Trump raises questions about her credibility. Another uniquely US problem.

: I’ll try to find an update to this graph in a weeks time. Source

: Did a New York Times article inspire Trump’s ‘back to work’ plan? Even more …

: Sobering

: New York Requests 85 Refrigerated Trucks To House The Coming Dead Each one can hold 44 bodies. It’s …

: 🎶 Austin City Limits has opened its archives for your listening pleasure.

: What Should The Government Spend To Save A Life? … via Dave Pell who added ”It’s more than …

: TWENTY EIGHT   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock in self-isolation with Coronavirus. Maybe now he’ll get the message.

: 85,000 and counting. Number One. That’s ‘#Winning tRump was right. America First.

: I just broke the rule that says 1 newsletter a week. I sent a special important one. I talk about …

: Inline Video Test. Move along now.

: Dear Siteground Your new admin interface looks very pretty - now if you could just run it at a …

: It’s a bit of a test - but if it works - is one channel delivery method for my new Bunker-19 …

: TWENTY SEVEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Interesting post comparing iThoughts and MindNode - bottom line, there is an overall winner - but …

: The 2 trillion package is in … the market rebound is steeper than the Covid-19 curve and …

: This week’s People First newsletter tells a great positive story that in these turbulent times - you …

: The President Is Trapped. ”America will make it to the other side of this crisis, as it has after …

: Remember that promise by Uber about sick pay? Yeah well it seems the story got a little ahead of …

: NASA fixed a Mars probe by hitting it with a shovel. A direct lift from ‘The John Philpin School Of …

: Washington National Cathedral Finds Thousands Of N95 Respirator Masks In Its Crypt Level. I’m sure …

: ONE of the reasons I moved to Feedbin was that I liked the idea of using it manage my newsletters. …

: TWENTY SIX   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Stop the $6 Trillion Coronavirus Corporate Coup! - BIG by Matt Stoller A serious essay from a …

: The Set Up. ”Trump then repeatedly sought to pass the buck, primarily to Democratic governors. “The …

: Cal Newport: Newton’s Productive School Break Now that is news I did not know.

: TWENTY FIVE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: You can now buy an app once and use it on all of your Apple devices. Finally!

: Virtual Selling: A New Era Is Upon Us Let’s focus on what is important.

: TWENTY FOUR   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: ‘Covid-19 Kills Only Old People.’ Only? While it is clear that this is not actually true - a lot of …

: Asian markets fall and Dow futures drop as US Congress fails to move forward on coronavirus bill. My …

: Quote of the Day: Donald Trump Finally Has His Revenge on New York City. It’s hard to think that …

: Trump: I haven’t consulted past presidents. Of course he hasn’t.

: Rand Paul Tests Positive for Covid-19, Fueling Anxiety in the Capitol - The New York Times It’s the …

: TWENTY THREE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: TWENTY TWO   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: So is UBI arriving in stealth mode?

: As Hawaii closes stores down, bars and restaurants close, workers laid off … and the virus …

: Dow’s Dive Erases All Gains Under Trump. ‘#Winning

: TWENTY ONE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Two … not one … two Senators that have been unearthed just today who sold stock after …

: Twenty down. Ten to go.

: TWENTY   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Taxpayers to foot bill for next tour firm collapse, UK watchdog warns. Get your wallets out.

: GOP Senator: ‘No More Than 3.4% of Our Population’ May Die “… getting coronavirus is not a death …

: Anyone else think that Apple is channeling the Pixar lamp?

: The tech execs who don’t agree with ‘soul-stealing’ coronavirus safety measures. …

: 🎶 Amazon Halts CD and Vinyl Orders Amid Coronavirus Outbreak. Nothing wrong with that and makes a …

: It’s only March 2020 … but I’m calling it now. ‘Word' of the Year. 2020 : “Social …

: As a societal change in the world demands we wear masks … I thought this little bit of history from …

: NINETEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Dow briefly wipes out gains under Trump’s presidency. ”Trump tweeted on Dec. 23 that the Dow …

: There’s a new potential risk group for spreading the coronavirus. Darwin in action.

: This past week, I have been reminded … over and over again … that ‘People First’ might seem logical …

: McConnell Has a Request for Veteran Federal Judges: Please Quit. The courts politicized? No no no …

: EIGHTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Messages from Italy … it’s on Instagram, but that’s no excuse to ignore it.

: Video emerges showing Trump talking about cutting pandemic team in 2018, despite saying last week …

: Threading the needle with a very high powered microscope. Facebook will remove misinformation from …

: SoftBank Owned Patent Troll, Using Monkey Selfie Law Firm, Sues To Block Covid-19 Testing, Using …

: McConnell calls on McGrath to stop ads during COVID-19. If they are deceitful … then …

: Coronavirus Fear Is Leading to Panic Buying of Guns. They do know that they can’t actually shoot the …

: Vice-president Stacey Abrams would make the US a real democracy for the first time. Not the first …

: The big question over coronavirus – can a person get it twice? ”Sir Patrick Vallance, the …

: Trump says coronavirus upheaval could last beyond August. ”Subdued into realism, Donald Trump has …

: ‘Putin wins again’: Trump ripped for ‘coronavirus news dump’ that DOJ is ending prosecution of …

: Blind Date was a game show back in the 80s .. extend it to interminable lengths 40 years later and …

: SEVENTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Subtitled movies only?

: Wouldn’t it be more useful to see the ‘best case’ aswell - surely The Grauniad should be beyond …

: Twitter Users Recreate Famous Paintings With Sandwiches Finally - something useful from Twitter

: U.S. offer to help Iran in dealing with coronavirus ‘ridiculous’: Iran foreign ministry …

: ‘EVIL’ spelt backwards is ‘LIVE’. How have I missed that through all these years?

: We’re Still on for SXSW! Launch Event w/ Billionaire Investor Tim Draper. What could possibly …

: Tony Blair: nominating Bernie Sanders would be ‘an enormous gamble’ - US news - The …

: SIXTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Daughter : “Hi Mom … can you see if I left my keys in the house after I dropped by this …

: Darwin in action …. Mar-a-Lago members avoiding resort — unless Trump is in town

: It’s not clear if the two things are connected …

: 🎶 My friend Scott Schorr has just released MFTJ with Mike Keneally. Described as an ‘Instrumental …

: FIFTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Very nice of Jack Ma to contribute 1MM Masks and 500K testing kits to the USA. Hands up if you …

: Fake News … or is it? Has tRump met his match?

: There Are Four ‘Casts’. That’s Why They Have Four Names

: Sounds.Philpin.Com on Castro

: More clarity to distinguish my Podcasts, from my Microcasts, from my Snickelcasts from my Convocasts …

: Observation: Coronavirus could spark a civil rights disaster in jails and prisons.

: If you don’t read Umair Haque you should. Example: Why Britain’s Coronavirus Strategy is Literally …

: You can catch it. You can fight and recover from it. You can be released from the hospital. AND THEN …

: FOURTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Uber ‘Strongly Recommends’ Employees In U.S., Canada, All European Countries, Japan, …

: The 30th IIW will be virtual.

: Coronavirus: The Case for Canceling Everything. Essential reading … I mean you have the time …

: Hundreds of Counties Have Never Recovered From the Great Recession. Kevin Drum, Mother Jones …

: Coronavirus divides tech workers into the ‘worthy’ and ‘unworthy’ sick. If …

: THIRTEEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: How do you pronounce kansas? How do you pronounce arkansas? Why?

: TWELVE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are stepping in on the coronavirus in San Francisco and Seattle. ”A …

: We Live In A Viral World. and There’s A Perfect Storm On The Horizon. This week’s newsletter …

: If we cut corporate taxes much more, we’ll be paying them.

: ELEVEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: TEN   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: 13 new presumptive coronavirus cases in Massachusetts; 41 total COVID-19 cases ”According to state …

: This is part one of a multi-part experiment I am doing with Andy Sylvester. Convocast - Episode 001 …

: Stephen King attacks axing of Woody Allen book

: NINE   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: I have 10 posts with ~5 links per post that are all over the place. I have just found a whole pile …

: John Hopkins Interactive Covid 19 map and data … apart from it being very good - is also …

: Gig economy workers can’t afford to be ill I think I have referenced this issue before … despite …

: Uber to offer drivers 14 days sick leave if sicked or quarantined due to coronavirus. I mean very …

: Woody Allen’s memoirs: this is the behaviour of censors, not publishers. What do you think?

: The Mazars Lawsuit. ”Sometime before June 29, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court will either plunge the …

: Top of table soccer clash in Germany draws full stadium, despite proximity to nearby coronavirus …

: Trump officials delayed coronavirus epidemic plans because the president thought it was an overseas …

: Canada’s Police Service Admits to Using Facial Recognition – After Previously Denying …

: Erik Prince recruiting former spies to help with Project Veritas stings. I don’t understand why he’s …

: EIGHT   More from this self imposed series of posts.

: 🎵🎬 Clive Davis The Soundtrack Of Our Lives WOW

: A conversation between two people where only one person talks. I think our ‘Convercast’ needs to …

: “I’ve been saying for a while that I didn’t know when the economy would next face a serious …

: T