Daring Fireball: Instant Claim Chowder: Gordon Mah Ung on Apple’s M1 Performance Claims
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/11/16/instant-claim-chowder

I’m not going to post or even visit the claim mentioned here… This kind of take on Apple news is click-bait that should be ignored on principle, because engaging it in any way rewards bad journalism with clicks/views.

The Biggest Problem with Org-mode | Irreal
— Read on irreal.org/blog/

I’d go a step further and say that the problem is getting colleagues to understand why to use it.

Daring Fireball: ‘A Large Portion of the Electorate Chose the Sociopath’
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/11/06/nichols

Ring announced the Always Home Cam during Amazon’s annual product event, a new home security camera that can autonomously fly around your home to get different viewpoints when you’re not home. It will be available starting in 2021 for $249.99.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2020/9/24/21453709/ring-always-home-cam-indoor-drone-security-camera-price-specs-features-amazon

This is Minority Report direction tech, and the fact that Amazon is introducing it should emphasize that… The only more obvious way this would scream Ad Tech would be if it was from Facebook.

Racism and implied threats of violence have stopped the work of public health care workers on a project looking at how the coronavirus spreads. That includes an incident in far southeastern Minnesota where workers were confronted by three men, one with a holstered gun.
— Read on www.mprnews.org/story/2020/09/25/covid19-factfinding-leads-to-threats-against-health-workers-in-minnesota

Among German conspiracy theorists, ultranationalists and neo-Nazis, the American president is surfacing as a rallying cry, or even as a potential “liberator.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/09/07/world/europe/germany-trump-far-right.html

Daring Fireball: Online Privacy Should Be Modeled on Real-World Privacy
— Read on daringfireball.net/2020/09/online_privacy_real_world_privacy

Dilbert creator Scott Adams uncover the hidden satanic symbolism in Joe Biden’s campaign slogan / Boing Boing
— Read on boingboing.net/2020/08/26/dilbert-creator-scott-adams-un.html

Oh my… Deep end.

America First was a protectionist movement in the early 20th century whose name ultimately became the slogan of those opposed to fighting the Nazis. Revived by the Trump campaign in 2016, its antisemitic associations galvanized supporters while alarming wavering Republicans; his use of the phrase was a key moment in the forming of the “Never…
— Read on boingboing.net/2020/07/02/trump-america-first-eagle.html

July 1, 2020

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If you don’t punish cheaters and liars you’re rewarding them. Far from being biased against Republicans in the U.S. and right-wing nationalists and authoritarians around the globe, Facebook has been biased for them.

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