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Apr 23, 2024: If you’re looking for an experienced iOS or MacOS dev, my friend Josh is looking for his next opportunity. 24 years experience and the published …

Apr 21, 2024: Crank up the iron lung assembly line. 😡 New Hampshire’s GOP Is Taking a Stand—Against the Polio Vaccine - Mother Jones …

Apr 20, 2024: Something missing from this article: VW prefers its workers to belong to a union. Every other VW plant has a workers’ council that has a voice in …

Apr 20, 2024: Any San Diegans out there who can recommend a good seafood restaurant? A friend is flying there tomorrow. All recommendations appreciated.

Apr 20, 2024: Blueberries are OK in oatmeal, but raspberries are better.

Apr 18, 2024: This kind of thing pisses me off. People who preach the need to avoid all artificial sweeteners in addition to sugar can sod off. I’ve given up …

Apr 18, 2024: Items on my to-do list that will not get done today have been marked with the notation “Not today, Satan.”

Apr 15, 2024: The first time I found one of these, I was in the middle of nowhere in a forest on a camping trip in the mountains of northern New Mexico. And yet, …

Apr 15, 2024: Monday. Finally over. collapses

Apr 14, 2024: I could see myself consolidating my Fediverse presence down to my Micro.blog account if it had likes/favorites and a longer character limit for social …

Apr 14, 2024: Pour one out for the intern running social media for VW Dubai who posted on Threads that it was a “fun fact” that the VW logo was designed during WW2 …

Apr 13, 2024: Managed to time my trip to Trader Joe’s such that it started raining just before I left the store. My timing is exquisite. 😑

Apr 12, 2024: Finally, it’s 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Friday. Jesus, what a week it’s been. 😑

Apr 11, 2024: What the world really needs more than anything is more sax solos. 🎷

Apr 11, 2024: Maybe he’ll find the real killer in Hell. abcnews.go.com/US/oj-sim…

Apr 10, 2024: The printer is on. It is connected. The network sees the printer. The phone is connected to the network. But iOS does not see the printer. GAAAAAAHHHH

Apr 7, 2024: Fair warning for anyone reading this on Tumblr: I’m putting my Tumblr blog into indefinite retirement. I’ve never been sure what to do with it, and …

Apr 6, 2024: There goes SpaceX, rattling my house again. #sonicboom

Apr 6, 2024: My 2024 bingo card did not have an article on Rupert Murdoch’s engagement to a Putin-connected Russian written by the daughter of Nikita Khrushchev, …

Apr 5, 2024: Waves at the East Coast in Californian #earthquake earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak…

Apr 3, 2024: Having tea a couple hours later than I usually do. Hope I don’t regret it later.

Apr 1, 2024: Getting tired of the sonic booms from SpaceX launches from Vandenberg. Another reason to dislike Elon Musk.

Mar 31, 2024: For anyone wondering why the Orthodox Easter is sometimes later than Western Easter: Western: Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon …

Mar 31, 2024: Happy Easter to those who celebrate it today. To my Orthodox friends who are still observing Lent - hang in there.

Mar 30, 2024: Waves around at all this

Mar 28, 2024: Screw it, it’s tea o’clock. ☕️

Mar 27, 2024: If you think there’s any bridge that can survive a direct hit by a container ship, bless your heart.

Mar 26, 2024: Work frustration is high. I think it’s time to close the laptop and put the kettle on.

Mar 25, 2024: Just saw someone refer to a Tesla Cybertruck as an Incel Camino and I think they just won the Internet for today.

Mar 24, 2024: This is always the weirdest thing I see when I’m doing my California state income tax.

Mar 23, 2024: The family of our recently deceased neighbor is cleaning out the house. Always a strange feeling.

Mar 23, 2024: Was on the way home after getting my car’s smog check done, and saw this at a local equipment rental place. 😂

Mar 22, 2024: My doctor is changing up my diabetes meds. This is officially the worst possible potential side effect of anything I’ve ever been prescribed: …

Mar 21, 2024: Threads seems to be having some issues. It won’t let me share to the Fediverse or change my privacy setting in Instagram.

Mar 18, 2024: Fuck, and I cannot emphasize this strongly enough, diabetes.

Mar 17, 2024: Happy St. Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate! ☘️ My personal Irish heritage: I’m descended from an Irishman from County Antrim, James Cupples, who …

Mar 16, 2024: Nothing says “I’m an idiot” quite like backing into an angled parking space so that you’re facing the wrong way. 🤦🏻‍♂️

Mar 15, 2024: Saw this posted elsewhere. There are cities I don’t have a need to go back to, and cities I know I’ll never make it back to, but I can honestly say …

Mar 15, 2024: There’s something oddly reassuring about the fact that TFG’s private jet was made by Boeing.

Mar 15, 2024: www.threads.net/@kenpopeh…

Mar 15, 2024: Not gonna lie, I’d completely forgotten that Plurk existed.

Mar 15, 2024: Oh God. They’re incorporating AI into our IT ticketing system. What could possibly go wrong…

Mar 11, 2024: Picked up a pair of the plastic (EVA) Birkenstocks for wet weather and pool duty, and they’re better than I expected. And a lot easier to clean than …

Mar 11, 2024: For the record: I don’t care if we stick with Standard Time or Daylight Savings Time, I just want to pick one of them and NEVER CHANGE AGAIN.

Mar 10, 2024: Waking up on the morning of the switch to Daylight Savings Time and seeing all my solar atomic G-Shock watches have automatically synced and adjusted …

Mar 9, 2024: The Picard we could have had. trekmovie.com/2024/03/0…

Mar 6, 2024: If it doesn’t leak oil, is it really a Jaguar? electrek.co/2024/03/0…

Mar 6, 2024: Road & Track has changed a lot since I used to read it back in the days of John and Elaine Bond, Tony Hogg, John Dinkel, and the late, great Henry …

Mar 5, 2024: As a Californian through and through, I’ll stick with In-N-Out. If I lived in Texas or New Mexico, I’d pick Whataburger or Blake’s, respectively. …

Mar 5, 2024: Yes, I voted in today’s California primary. It’s very simple, the state mailed ballots to every registered voter, and since I live five minutes away I …

Mar 5, 2024: It’s not perfect, but it’s a start. www.theverge.com/2024/3/5/…

Mar 4, 2024: Don’t forget that if SCOTUS had upheld the removal of TFG from the Colorado ballot, a bunch of red states would have started finding reasons to remove …

Mar 3, 2024: FAFO. www.theguardian.com/us-news/2…

Mar 2, 2024: Question for everyone: if you have accounts on more than one social network, which one do you consider your “home base” where you spend most of your …

Mar 2, 2024: I sometimes wonder what my old German and French teachers would think about the fact that these days I mostly use my language skills to talk to people …

Mar 2, 2024: Signal username set. Interesting that they require numbers appended to the end.

Feb 28, 2024: It’s an unpopular opinion, but you will never convince me that taking dried leaves, setting them on fire, and sucking in the smoke could possibly be …

Feb 27, 2024: My two favorite things lately are having a cup of tea in the late afternoon after I stop working, and going to bed.

Feb 27, 2024: Frankly, I always saw Apple’s car manufacturing fantasy as evidence of massive hubris in the executive suite.

Feb 27, 2024: Is it Friday yet?

Feb 26, 2024: As someone who owns McDonald’s stock, I think this is an excellent avenue for Wendy’s to pursue and I encourage them to forge ahead boldly. …

Feb 25, 2024: I honestly don’t know why anyone would buy a hydrogen vehicle at this point. Too many compromises and limitations. www.autoblog.com/2024/02/2…

Feb 25, 2024: I for one find it hysterically funny that the people who buy one of the new Dodge Charger EVs will be buying what is effectively a giant vibrator. …

Feb 22, 2024: I’m glad to hear there’s been a successful lunar soft landing by an unmanned craft, but it’s also kind of depressing that we’ve just replicated …

Feb 17, 2024: The body will never be released. There will be a statement that the deceased was cremated and his ashes spread in the Kolyma River above the Arctic …

Feb 17, 2024: Reading the latest newsletter from an organization of which I’ve been a life member since 1994. Looks like they’ve given in to mission creep and have …

Feb 16, 2024: It’s a great day in America, everybody.

Feb 16, 2024: Unless he wanted to be a martyr, Alexei Navalny should have stayed in Berlin. He had to know what he was facing when he returned, and he would have …

Feb 13, 2024: Sir Humphrey explains official Covid policy: youtu.be/nSXIetP5i…

Feb 11, 2024: Happy Football Day to those who celebrate.

Feb 10, 2024: The California Dream, Revised People come to California and fall in love with living in the Hollywood Hills, Topanga Canyon, or Malibu. But if you grow up here you know it means …

Feb 10, 2024: 新年快乐 to those who celebrate. #ChineseNewYear

Feb 9, 2024: Just heard the sonic boom from a SpaceX launch at Vandenberg. Actually rattled the house.

Feb 8, 2024: This is your periodic reminder that you should read It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis to prepare for what might happen in November. Because it …

Feb 8, 2024: Working with one eye on the Supreme Court this morning, and while we don’t yet know what the decision will be, it’s becoming obvious that …

Feb 7, 2024: Yes. I’d watch the hell out of this. www.themarysue.com/why-i-wan…

Feb 7, 2024: I’ve gotten used to the 500-character limit on Mastodon and now the 300-character limit on Micro.blog feels, well, limiting.

Feb 6, 2024: If you’re thinking of trying out Bluesky, be advised that they’ve opened it up without giving users the ability to lock down their accounts as private …

Feb 6, 2024: Where to follow me I’ve had a question about where people should follow me, since social media is now totally fragmented and I’m in a lot of different …

Feb 6, 2024: Sent an email to a vendor rep - we’ll call her Jane Doe - and got an autoresponse that she’s no longer with the company. That’s …

Feb 6, 2024: Bluesky now open to anyone, no invitation required. I find Mastodon more compelling, but that’s just my opinion. If you’ve wanted to try Bluesky, …

Feb 4, 2024: Just noticed a striking similarity between Ben Shapiro and John Smith in “Man In The High Castle.” Seems appropriate.

Feb 4, 2024: This is a pretty great review of the Apple Vision Pro from someone who isn’t up Apple’s butt. My takeaway from it is that it’s the Motorola DynaTAC of …

Feb 4, 2024: OK, where’s all the damn rain?

Feb 3, 2024: A funny and thoughtful piece from author Chuck Wendig. Worth your time. terribleminds.com/ramble/20…

Feb 3, 2024: Federalize the Texas National Guard. Stop this crap now. www.npr.org/2024/02/0…

Feb 3, 2024: Hanks and Spielberg WW2 miniseries, my official ranking: Band of Brothers The Pacific Masters of the Air

Feb 2, 2024: Just tried the new cross-posting to Threads capability here on Micro.blog. It’s a manual process so it’s not seamless, but it works well. Thanks to …

Feb 2, 2024: Seeing Scalzi post on Bluesky and Threads about receiving political junk mail makes me grateful once again that I am officially registered as “No …

Feb 2, 2024: The Vision Pro arrives today. If you ordered one, I hope it’s as exciting and awesome as you expected.

Feb 1, 2024: This is epic. www.awphooey.com/wkrp

Jan 30, 2024: Not a bad view to have while waiting for my wife.

Jan 27, 2024: Sign of the times: AT&T wants to get out of the landline phone business in our area.

Jan 26, 2024: OK, first two episodes of Masters of the Air downloaded to watch tonight.

Jan 25, 2024: The death penalty is barbaric. nitter.unixfox.eu/chrisgeid…

Jan 25, 2024: Apple, Sideloading, Third-Party App Stores, and Life I’m hugely amused by all the kerfuffle over Apple, sideloading, the EU, and third-party app stores. You see, although I have an iPhone now, and …

Jan 25, 2024: Well, she wasn’t wrong. www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2…

Jan 24, 2024: Well, that’s awkward. www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/goog…

Jan 24, 2024: Well. Why am I not surprised by this? arstechnica.com/science/2…

Jan 24, 2024: runs away screaming blog.google/products/…

Jan 23, 2024: The Los Angeles Times continues its long slide into mediocrity. Otis Chandler is undoubtedly rotating on his vertical axis in the grave. …

Jan 23, 2024: Trying out T-Mobile Home Internet. So far so good, much faster than our crappy DSL from AT&T.

Jan 23, 2024: RIP Ambassador Soval. www.avclub.com/gary-grah…

Jan 22, 2024: Periodic Bluesky invite code dump: bsky-social-x4srh-u2uk7 bsky-social-arabr-3fnnf bsky-social-kclh3-w7vfx bsky-social-uwvps-avth7

Jan 21, 2024: With De Santis throwing in the towel, I’m alternating between delight at seeing a complete asshole go down in flames and utter despair that it …

Jan 19, 2024: Looks like we’ve got rain coming in tonight and for the next few days. Guess I’ll have to switch from Birkenstocks to Tevas. And people …

Jan 18, 2024: For some reason, YouTube decided to show me a bunch of Stan Rogers songs tonight (God rest his soul) and now I have an irresistible urge to go to Nova …

Jan 17, 2024: It’s a little weird that stuff I crosspost from here shows up in those other places before it hits my timeline on MB.

Jan 17, 2024: The Northridge quake was 30 years ago today. I was about 30 miles from the epicenter, and it felt like a Kenworth had slammed into my bedroom wall. …

Jan 16, 2024: Just lost a huge amount of respect for someone I’ve followed for years.

Jan 15, 2024: Just saw a video on YouTube with a young guy explaining how to drive and shift his ‘72 Dodge with three on the tree and oh my God I feel old …

Jan 15, 2024: At the local hospital (Community Memorial Hospital) while my wife gets a routine blood draw. The only people wearing masks are me, my wife, and one …

Jan 13, 2024: What do you call a government that jails people who criticize the government and the military? Asking for a friend. …

Jan 13, 2024: This makes me sad. 😢 “The body was moved onto the corner of the parking lot with a sheet placed over it. Car wash operations continued and customers …

Jan 12, 2024: Test post from Gluon.

Jan 11, 2024: 😳 CHP Officers Intentionally Crash Into Wrong-Way Driver on Highway 101 to Prevent Injuries – www.edhat.com/news/chp-…

Jan 11, 2024: For those surprised that 💩🐒 is giving his own closing argument: Hitler delivered an oration to the court in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch trial. Draw your …

Jan 11, 2024: Men who are secure don’t fear powerful women. They welcome them.

Jan 11, 2024: It’s 3:00 am and I’m wide awake. Thanks, brain. 🙄

Jan 10, 2024: (Pour one out for Pea Soup Andersen’s)[https://www.sfgate.com/centralcoast/article/pea-soup-andersen-buellton-closed-18600570.php], a roadside …

Jan 9, 2024: If I were a cop and I was bored, I could spend the entire day driving around writing fix-it tickets for Teslas missing the front license plate.

Jan 8, 2024: I can envision a personal use case for the Apple Vision Pro, just not at that price point.

Jan 6, 2024: Always amusing when the New York Times periodically discovers there are other pizzas outside of the five boroughs. …

Jan 6, 2024: Those of us with birthdays close to (or on) Christmas can identify with this.

Jan 6, 2024: It’s now been a bit more than six weeks since I returned to Micro.blog, and it’s working out really well. I like having a single online hub for …

Jan 6, 2024: I love Star Trek. I got hooked on the original series in syndication in the 1970s. That said, I hope this doesn’t happen. It’s time to let a new …

Jan 5, 2024: Actual front page of a Florida newspaper today.

Jan 4, 2024: Every time I have to spend a few hours doing detailed work in Excel, it reminds me of why I didn’t major in math or accounting. And makes me …

Jan 4, 2024: Another day, another school shooting. Welcome to America. apnews.com/article/p…

Jan 2, 2024: Some chatter on Bluesky about not feeling nostalgic about college. I totally disagree. I quit a job I hated and went back as an adult in my 30s to get …

Jan 2, 2024: Didn’t realize there was a SpaceX launch from Vandenberg SFB scheduled tonight until I heard the sonic boom a few minutes ago.

Jan 1, 2024: Substack policy Because, incredibly, there are people out there justifying why they will continue using a platform that profits from hosting Nazis: As a matter of …

Jan 1, 2024: And so begins the long slog to 2025.

Dec 31, 2023: Got my first webmention back from a reply on Bluesky. Cool. 😎

Dec 31, 2023: Wrote a blog post using Lillihub, and it only crossposted to one of the three sites I designated. Not impressed.

Dec 31, 2023: Another year ends So here we are, facing the end of another year and the beginning of another. I was going to let it pass, but found myself wanting to say a couple of …

Dec 30, 2023: Currently reading: Beyond the Wall by Katja Hoyer 📚

Dec 30, 2023: I feel like I should write some kind of year-end blog post, but I kind of feel like I’ve said everything I want to about 2023.

Dec 30, 2023: So this is what 8 days off in a row feels like. It’s been so long I forgot. And still two more after today!

Dec 27, 2023: IT BEGINS www.independent.co.uk/news/worl…

Dec 26, 2023: Doing the required check-in on my projects for work this morning while we’re technically off this week. Hoping I get online and offline before …

Dec 25, 2023: Someone whose blog I used to read is 1) still on Substack and 2) now charging a subscription fee so yeah, no.

Dec 25, 2023: 😂 www.threads.net/@brittles…

Dec 25, 2023: I was raised Lutheran, and by Lutheran standards this is incendiary white-hot rage. On this of all days? Yes. Especially on this day. …

Dec 25, 2023: Merry Christmas, everyone! 🎄 We’re almost through 2023. Hang in there.

Dec 24, 2023: I think the time has come when anyone who persists in posting screenshots of (or links to) awfulness on The Bad Place is just going to get …

Dec 24, 2023: For my friends who celebrate: Merry Christmas Eve (Merry Christmas for those on the other side of the International Date Line)! 🎄 For my friends who …

Dec 23, 2023: Seeing people arguing in a thread on Threads over whether the character of George Costanza on Seinfeld is Jewish or Italian. There is such a thing as …

Dec 23, 2023: Saw an article that described Harry and Meghan as “f*****g grifters” and if you think about it that’s a pretty good description of royalty in general …

Dec 23, 2023: Bluesky invite codes for Christmas? Why not? bsky-social-uwvps-avth7

Dec 22, 2023: Twitter was a bird, Mastodon is an elephant, and now Bluesky is a butterfly.

Dec 22, 2023: Out of office message: On Computer: Off Lebkuchen and Danish butter cookies: Opened Christmas break: Now in progress 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

Dec 22, 2023: It’s about damn time. The war on drugs was lost a long time ago. www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-…

Dec 21, 2023: If you post on Substack, you should stop. They are perfectly fine with Nazis posting there, and you know what they say — a bar that’s fine with Nazis …

Dec 20, 2023: Wealthy YouTuber (sorry, but he is) posts video, doesn’t get instant gratification within an hour, posts “Why is nobody watching?” Because unlike you, …

Dec 20, 2023: Why I'm cross-posting I’ve never been a huge fan of cross-posting between services. I’ve always felt that each service was its own thing, and deserved to be …

Dec 20, 2023: Firing up my long-neglected Tumblr account again.

Dec 20, 2023: My old Twitter handle has been taken up by someone else. This is not me.

Dec 19, 2023: On the whole, I think I like it.

Dec 19, 2023: I’d be a lot more excited about the Colorado Supreme Court decision regarding the orange shitgibbon if I believed the current US Supreme Court gave …

Dec 18, 2023: Harvested from trees that are happy to see you.

Dec 16, 2023: In fairness to the IDF, by killing innocent unarmed Israelis they were merely treating both sides equally.

Dec 16, 2023: Threads and the Fediverse: View From The Other Side, Part 2:

Dec 15, 2023: Some people are more interested in complaining than in fixing the problem and preventing its recurrence.

Dec 15, 2023: If you want to know why government based on religion is evil, read this. Full disclosure: I’m a former Bahá’í. iranpresswatch.org/post/2425…

Dec 14, 2023: If your family finances rely on corporate social media, don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Get your own domain, use it as your handle on Bluesky, …

Dec 14, 2023: Not today, Satan. Not today.

Dec 14, 2023: Seeing chatter on Mastodon about Threads interoperability with the Fediverse got me wondering about its impact on an even smaller community, …

Dec 11, 2023: Currently reading: The General’s Son by Miko Peled 📚

Dec 9, 2023: And away we go. First fire today in the area during the Red Flag Warning. South Fire @ 17842 South Mountain Road, Santa Paula - #SouthFire …

Dec 8, 2023: It is officially Done With This Crap o’clock.

Dec 8, 2023: If there’s one thing I’ll never understand, it’s people who get their panties in a bunch over popcorn ceilings.

Dec 7, 2023: 82 years ago today, on Dec. 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan made one of the biggest mistakes in human history. …

Dec 5, 2023: If this doesn’t absolutely break your heart, you have no soul. www.abc.net.au/news/2023…

Dec 2, 2023: Finally found a store in town that still carries my favorite soymilk. Seems like almond milk and oat milk are taking over but I just don’t like them …

Dec 1, 2023: This is appalling. www.theguardian.com/world/202…

Dec 1, 2023: NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA HEY HEY HEY GOODBYE www.theguardian.com/us-news/2…

Nov 28, 2023: No, I most emphatically do not have time to talk to the likes of you, Nikki Haley. Kindly get in the sea.

Nov 28, 2023: This is interesting, but whoever wrote the article obviously speaks no German. They abbreviated Kleine Zeitung as KZ; in German, that’s short for …

Nov 27, 2023: I declare this work day over. Brain is full and I cannot brain any more today.

Nov 27, 2023: Monday after a 4-day weekend: now begins the struggle to get through the day without blowing out an artery from stress.

Nov 26, 2023: I have mixed feelings about this. It would be nice to spare future generations the lung cancer. But as we keep proving, prohibition doesn’t work. It …

Nov 26, 2023: Um, I am following people. Hope the server crash didn’t permanently delete everyone I was following. @manton

Nov 25, 2023: It is after Thanksgiving and I have obtained Lebkuchen. The Christmas season may now begin. 🎄

Nov 25, 2023: Single-issue voting People who think that the US can’t become a dictatorship because of the Constitution fail to consider that: Constitutions only matter when people pay …

Nov 25, 2023: Random observations from trying out Micro.blog No like function: forces more replies and actual interaction. Still kind of miss it but can live without it. Not seeing a follower count or who’s …

Nov 25, 2023: This article is specific to Ireland, but it applies to everywhere facing a resurgent far right. www.thegist.ie/the-gist-…

Nov 24, 2023: Phone updated.

Nov 24, 2023: Observing Black Friday by not buying a single thing.

Nov 24, 2023: There’s no “like” function in Micro.blog. Interesting.

Nov 23, 2023: Survived another family holiday dinner. Mostly.

Nov 23, 2023: Inarguably true.

Nov 23, 2023: “It’s good to be the king.” —Mel Brooks, “History of the World, Part I” www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2…

Nov 23, 2023: After I’ve already been there for four months. LOL

Nov 23, 2023: Mastodon folks: you may see me follow you from a different account. I’m just trying something out —I’m not going anywhere, so don’t feel you have to …

Nov 23, 2023: Today will be difficult for many Americans as they sit down at the table with relatives they don’t like much who have unfortunate political opinions. …

Nov 23, 2023: Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Americans! 🦃 The rest of you: uh, happy Thursday, I guess?

Nov 22, 2023: New Fediverse-compatible handle using my own domain, for Mastodon followers: @larand@larand.one

Nov 22, 2023: 🎶 I can’t get no circulation 🎶 The Rolling Stones announce tour sponsored by AARP

Nov 22, 2023: Condolences to my Dutch friends on their election results. www.theguardian.com/world/liv…

Nov 22, 2023: Stepping away This was originally posted at blog.larand.net. Not that anyone is probably reading this, but I’m stepping away from this blog for a bit while I try …

Nov 22, 2023: My nuclear lab security story Whenever a story about one of the nuclear labs and security pops up, I am reminded of the time I was visiting a friend in Los Alamos, NM. His wife …

Nov 22, 2023: I wish Apple didn’t make me manually trigger iPhone backups over cellular. I’ve set it to allow that; please just do it.

Nov 21, 2023: Testing crossposting from Micro.blog to Bluesky.

Nov 21, 2023: Giving Micro.blog another try. Looking forward to figuring out how it fits into my online presence.

Nov 17, 2023: The exodus continues With Apple stopping advertising on X, and another flood of people incoming on Mastodon, Bluesky, and Threads, it’s interesting to me to see where …

Nov 5, 2023: Thoughts on the current unpleasantness Since I've picked up a few new followers in various places, this seems like a good time to clarify what my thoughts are on the conflict between Israel …

Sep 29, 2023: So Dianne Feinstein has died. So Dianne Feinstein has died. I voted for her Democratic opponent the last time she ran (California has a top-two primary system). She accomplished a …

Aug 31, 2023: A month of iPhone As of today, it's been a month since I got my iPhone 14 Pro Max, my first iPhone since the iPhone 6 I had years ago. In the interim, I've used Windows …

Oct 30, 2022: A Farewell to Twitter I done laid around and played around this old town too long, Summer's almost gone, yes, winter's comin' on, I done laid around and played around this …

Oct 28, 2022: Five reasons not to move from Twitter to Mastodon Now that the Twitter acquisition has been completed, I have a few thoughts on reasons why a person might not want to leave Twitter and move to …

Oct 27, 2022: The pending Muskageddon With everyone's favorite unstable South African billionaire poised to acquire Twitter tomorrow, I'm seeing a lot of speculation about what users are …

Jun 24, 2022: Roe v. Wade, 1973-2022 Well, it finally happened. The Supreme Court issued a decision today that overturned Roe v. Wade. We knew this was coming. We've had warnings for some …

Jun 13, 2022: Permanence and the Internet Following up on my last post, it's worth noting that the people who have content on 10C (including me) were and are all people who have a certain …

Jun 13, 2022: Uncertainty, Part II Checked in this morning over at the 10Centuries site. People are starting to download their archives and in a couple of cases even manually copying …