I have a new personal ethic of divesting in and discontinuing use of any platform that supports NFTs or cryptocurrency.

Let’s see how long I can keep it…. Damn. Venmo.

My team was enjoying rubbing balloons on each others’ sweaters today. Then they decided to unionize

Pronouns are like curb cuts. They’re essential to a small number of people who are often disregarded or actively discriminated against (and they annoy people who want to perpetuate that). But when widely deployed they help everyone. So many people have gender-spanning given names, and it’s hard for people from different cultures to infer gender from names of people in different cultures. I’ve found them really helpful to know how to refer to people I’ve never met or seen.

when I was a kid I thought that "Ed" guy butting into every news article with his opinion was a real jerk and I have been skeptical of every Ed since

The biggest challenge faced by early "portable computer" makers--we're not quite talking laptops at this point--was what do about the screen. This 1985 "Computer Chronicles" episode looked at a variety of portable options, none of which struck me as especially easy on the eyes.

smoliva.blog/post/computer-chr

ROE, RIP
This comic, from 2005, when Alito was in the Supreme Court confirmation process, trying to convince senators that he "respected" Roe v. Wade's precedent, despite his earlier writings opposing abortion rights.

This is tremendous work and an invaluable contribution to the public record. Everyone should read it.

RT @nickconfessore@twitter.com

Today, @nytimes@twitter.com is publishing “American Nationalist,” our 3-part investigation into the fall and rise of Tucker Carlson and the transformation of American conservatism. Part 1 will appear in Sunday’s paper. A 🧵on our story and findings: nytimes.com/2022/04/30/us/tuck

I’m not going to the ballgame, but it’s still kinda fun seeing all the SF Giants fans decked out on the ferry. Lots of creative orange and black outfits like it’s Halloween!

Added rudimentary icon support to Stacksmith. Currently that's just an internal list of icon names, IDs and image paths in stacks, and a pushbutton will look up its image based on that info and display it, + "icon" property.

I don't think I can put into words how stressful this week has been.

As you know, we’ve owned a long line of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. They have all enjoyed interesting names.

My first was The Flying Banana, thus called because it was bright yellow.

Comet 19P/Borrelly, 5-frame mono animation, shot last night from my driveway

climate justice victory 

I've been organizing with many others to get Xcel to close down its coal plants, especially its largest, by 2030 at the latest.

They just conceded! This is a huge win!

denverdsa.wordpress.com/2022/0

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