Twenty years ago it was popular to crap on windows machines for needing to be rebooted monthly for continued operation.

Now my portable devices run a *nix derivative that reminds me that I should reboot every seven days for best performance.

PROGRESS.

vinyl is better than CD because its capable of reproducing so much more sound than was even originally recorded in the studio

Oakland CA currently has the worst air quality of any major city in the world. I scrolled down to find Shanghai on the list (just because it's most Americans' idea of a "heavily polluted city") and they are at 57 PPM.

airvisual.com/usa/california/o

(the Madrid number in this screenshot is a bug with the meter, presumably, at 2000ppm you wouldn't be able to see your hand in front of your face both because the air was that thick and because you would be dead)

to give you an idea of how bad the air is in the bay area right now, the SF Chronicle just posted this photo. that blood-red orb poking through the smoke is the sun

why am i in such a good mood today, and not grumpy?

not complaining!

ok that did not work out at all like i expected. and the steak should still be good according to the package, but cutting off the outside and eating the center doesn’t seem right, either.

off to taco bell i guess.

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starring toots thinking some of them will show up in followers feeds because of this

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“This shouldn’t take long.”

they’ve been on this screen for over 5 minutes now, and the ipads have now locked.

not sure why the screens look different, either.
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At Least 31 Dead, 3500 Structures Destroyed in Northern Bitcoin Fires

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