October 2020

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Collapse Takes A Lifetime. America Is Just Getting Started

Indi Samarajiva: “You need to start thinking about your children. If you’re lucky they’ll remember the lives you lived, and not the news.”


Monday, 26 October 2020

“How do you make God laugh?”

You make a plan.

Once upon a time I made a change that broke the publishing system here, and rather than fixing it I figured I’d take the time to clean house and fix some more structural issues.

Life intervened.

The fix is in progress, the old posts are in the feed now, and eventually they’ll start to show up on the home page.


NASA’s Big Moon News: There’s Water All Over the Place

Gizmodo: “Incredibly, this water was detected in areas exposed to direct sunlight.”


Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Everything Is Broken

Quinn Norton: “This is probably how your grandmother ended up working for Russian criminals, and why your competitors anticipate all your product plans. But if you refuse to open attachments you aren’t going to be able to keep an office job in the modern world.”


Monday, 12 October 2020

What if Donald Trump wins again?

David Frum: “The two countries are just playing different games. When the United States accumulates weapons to win the game China is not playing, it does not prevent China from winning the game China is playing.”