New DNC CTO • Nell Thomas takes over for Raffi Krikorian https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/04/230377/democratic-national-committee-new-hires-chief-technology-officer-nellwyn-thomas #linkblog #dncctopoliticsdemocratstootme
It is proven! I am asmorrison on Keybase: https://keybase.io/asmorrison/sigchain#f77c5f8f6f8c54e2953712eeba873aee7faba56180aeba7ed9eb6e1da8864c770f
Here’s what I learned about switching to a renewable energy provider.
Most ESCOs are bullshit, but there’s a certification called “Green-e” that the internet thinks is legit.
In NYC there’s a provider offering 100% wind that charges 9.4c/kWh. The rate is variable though.
My last bill charged 6.4c/kWh, so renewable is about 50% more, BUT, supply is a small part of the bill. The rest is a delivery, tax and nonsense. For me, switching to renewable would be about $6.5 more per month.
... and here what the intro to Moby Dick looks like:
kol mee ishmiyl. sum yirz aagow — nevar miind how long prisiisliy — having litaal or now muniy in mii pers, aand nuthing partikyaalar tuw intraast mee an shor, ii thot ii wud seyl aabowt aa litaal aand see thaa wotariy part uv thaa werld. it iz aa wey ii hav uv driiving of thaa spleen, aand regyaaleyting thaa serkyaaleyshaan. wenevar ii fiind miself growing grim aabowt thaa mowth; wenevar it iz aa damp, drizliy nowvembar in mii sowl; ...
I made a dictionary that spells each word phonetically ...
I just went through the process of signing up to stop junk mail and thought folks might dig some deets.
Some of the steps are described here;
Magazines, catalogs, etc.
For most junk mail you can sign up to stop it via https://dmachoice.thedma.org/register.php - they charge you $2 to do it, or $3 if you do it by mail.
I was fortunate today to be able to be the first to introduce the cat I’m babysitting to catnip. https://vimeo.com/286962955