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

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

Daring Fireball: Donald Trump’s Praise for the Tiananmen Square Massacre: ‘When the Students Poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese Government Almost Blew It’
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/06/04/trump-tiananmen-square

Even if you think Zuckerberg’s doing the right thing by not touching Trump’s posts — which I see the argument for — you’re admitting that he lied while answering Ocasio-Cortez’s question.
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/05/29/zuckerberg-trump

Physical distancing and obsessive sanitation at schools is impossible. Now is the time for schools to prepare robust distance learning, close the technology gap, and meet our families’ basic needs…
— Read on medium.com/@harley.litzelman/we-cannot-return-to-campus-this-fall-1ad91b8a65e0

I suspect what Apple has done with the mouse pointer on iPadOS is going to get ripped off far and wide. It’s too natural, too obviously correct.
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/05/06/panzarino-ipad-trackpad

Copied badly I suspect… No other system has the fluid UI work put into making this kind of thing possible.

How could anyone expect or hope that thousands of deaths a day, every day, could ever become normal? you might ask, because you are a caring person with a capacity for empathy.
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/05/05/the-plan-is-to-have-no-plan